Virginia School For Blind serves 31 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-59% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥50% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 2:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Virginia School For Blind's student population of 31 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
31 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Virginia School For Blind is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
40-59%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
≥50%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
2:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
10%
16%
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Black
29%
22%
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White
55%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Graduation Rate
(12-13)
≥50%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
38%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 31 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 2:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-59%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥50%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.61 (Top 50% in VA)

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