Virginia Public Schools

Virginia is the #17 largest school system in the United States, serving 1,272,818 students across 2,170 public schools.
Minority enrollment is 48% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 16:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(VA) School Average
American Indian
n/a
Asian
6%
Hispanic
13%
Black
23%
White
52%
Hawaiian
n/a
Two or more races
5%
Unknown
1%
VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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