Ninety-six Percent of Va. Schools Reach Full Accreditation

Friday, September 30, 2011

Ninety-six percent of Virginia's public schools are fully accredited for the 2011-12 school year.

The Virginia Department of Education made the announcement Thursday. The accreditation is based on performance of students on Standards of Learning and other state assessments during 2010-11.

Ninety-six percent of Virginia?s 1,838 public schools are fully accredited and meeting all state standards for achievement in English, mathematics, history and science--and graduation, in the case of high schools--the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) announced today.

Ninety-eight percent of Virginia?s elementary schools and 97 percent of middle schools are fully accredited for the 2011-2012 school year, based on the performance of students on Standards of Learning (SOL) and other state assessments during 2010-2011.

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