Virginia State Information

Where Virginia Ranks
Virginia National AverageRank
Education spending per student adjusted for regional cost differences (2002) $7,735 $7,734 27
Average class size for self-contained classes in elementary schools (2000) 19.4 21.2 14
Average Beginning Teacher Salary (2002-03) $31,414 $29,564 18
Average Teacher Salary (2002-03) $42,778 $45,771 20
Graduation rates (2002)
  • State overall
  • 74 %71 % 26
  • Black
  • 64 %56 %
  • Hispanic
  • -- %52 %
  • White
  • 77 %78 %
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    State Information
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    Facts At A Glance
    Governor: Tim Kaine (D)
    State Superintendent of Public Instruction: Billy K. Cannaday, Jr.
    Pre-K-12 Enrollment: 1,177,229
    No. of Districts: 137
    No. of Public Schools: 1,839
    No. of Public School Teachers: 99,919
    Annual Pre-K-12 Expenditures: $8.7 billion
    Student Demographics
    Students in Title I Schools: 30.6
    Students Eligible for Free/Reduced Price Lunch: 30.2%
    Students With Disabilities: 14.4%
    English-Language Learners: 4.2%

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