P.O. Drawer 140, 100 Central Circle

Low Moor, VA24457

540-863-1809††† 540-863-1804 fax

 

DATE:October 16, 2017

 

INFORMATION ITEM

 

SUBJECT

2017-2018 Final Accreditation Status

RATIONALE

As you know, school divisions in the Commonwealth of Virginia are bound by a dual system of accountability.Schools and divisions must meet state accountability standards and federal accountability standards.State standards are met by schools achieving a 75% pass rate on Standards of Learning (SOL) assessments in English and a 70% pass rate on SOL assessments in math, science and history.The high school must also have a graduation completion index of 85 or greater.

 

Final data is available through school report cards on the Virginia Department of Education website.Three schools in Alleghany County are fully accredited under state accreditation standards-Callaghan Elementary School, Mountain View Elementary School, and Sharon Elementary School.Alleghany High School is Partially Accredited-Warned School Pass Rate (Mathematics).Clifton Middle School is Partially Accredited-Reconstituted School.If I can answer any additional questions, please feel free to contact me.

 

ESTIMATED COSTS

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BUDGET CATEGORY

Instruction

LEGAL REFERENCE

Standards of Quality and Standards of Accreditation

STAFF CONTACTS

Mary Jane Mutispaugh

SUPERINTENDENTíS

RECOMMENDATION

 

 

 

Documents related to the Boardís discussion of the:

 

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/statistics_reports/school_report_card/accountability_guide.pdf