Accreditation & Accountability
Virginia public schools receive annual state accreditation ratings, and there is federal accountability reporting, based on the performance of students on state assessments in English, mathematics, and science as well as other measures of quality and performance.
- The state Board of Education’s revised Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia (SOA), support continuous improvement for all schools and college, career and civic readiness for all students.
- The description of Virginia's accreditation system as implemented can be found at this link.
- Federal accountability requirements are outlined in the federal Every Student Succeed Act (ESSA).
- The description of Virginia's federal accountability system as implemented can be found at this link.
School Accreditation Reports
State and school-level summary reports on performance level ratings and assigned school accreditation status are provided for the current and previous school years.
Federal Accountability: Schools Identified for Support
Schools identified for federal support and improvement are provided for the current and previous years.
SOL Test Results/Pass Rate Reports
SOL test results for schools, school divisions and the commonwealth by grade level, course and content area. Includes results for 2014-2015 and previous school years.