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VDOE Title I Data

To access VDOE Title I data, go to the DOE website, Federal Programs ESEA link and click on Title I. Scroll down to Virginia Title I School Listings section and click on the Excel spreadsheet link for the year of interest. Each spreadsheet contains statewide data, including division name, school name, grade span, and Title I status (Title I – School Wide and Title I – Targeted Assistance).

The site also has links to the list of Title I Coordinators for each school division, Division Allocations, and other helpful information.

Additional VDOE data sets

In addition to Title I data, additional VDOE data sets are available on-line with a quick overview of each of the listed datasets provided below and more detailed information on each dataset available on the VDOE web site link.

VDOE DATA SET NOTES:

Clicking on each Data Set provides links to each year’s data going back to the 2006-2007 school year, along with a description of the data set, suppression rules on which data will be omitted from the data set to protect student identity, and information on the data elements included in the data set. All nine datasets include the VDOE Disadvantaged Stats Flag data element.

VDOE Fall Membership Data Description: VDOE annually collects statistics on the number of students enrolled in public school on September 30. This report, known as Fall Membership, is submitted by each school in Virginia that officially enrolls students (student records are maintained on a Virginia teacher’s register or automated system).

Data are collected at the student-level and are limited to one active record per student within the state. Aggregated totals reflect an unduplicated head count of all public school students.

Suppression Rules: Membership totals for groups based on grade, gender and/or race are included in the data regardless of how many students are in the group. Any group filtered on economically disadvantaged status, Limited English Proficiency status and/or disability status with fewer than 10 students is not included in the data.

Data sets go back to 2006-2007, and data elements include:

VDOE December 1 Special Education Child Count Data Description: School divisions are required to report an unduplicated count of students with disabilities receiving special education on December 1 or the closest school day to December 1 for state funding and federal reporting under provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part B.

Data are collected at the student-level and are limited to one active record per student within the state. Aggregated totals reflect an unduplicated head count of all public school students with a Special Education IEP or service plan. Data also include aggregations by Primary Disability Type.

Suppression Rule: Any group that has fewer than 10 students is not included in the data.

Data sets go back to 2006, and data elements include:

VDOE Test Data Description: The Virginia assessment program includes Standards of Learning tests and other assessments approved by the Board of Education to measure student learning and achievement in English reading and writing, mathematics, history and science.

Test data are provided to the Department at the student-level. A calculation consistent with Virginia’s approved Accountability Workbook produces the passing and failing rates in the data set. These rates are also reported to the United States Department of Education and are published on Virginia’s School Report Cards.

Included in this dataset is the Average Scaled Score of the SOL tests. Data also include aggregations by subject area and test.

Suppression Rules: Any group that has fewer than 10 tests is not included in the data. Additionally, average scaled scores are suppressed when there were more than 10 tests in the group but fewer than 10 of the tests were standardized SOL tests.

Data sets go back to 2006-2007, and data elements include:

VDOE Career & Technical Education (CTE) Graduates & Completers Data Description: Data on public high school students that complete a CTE state-approved sequence of course and graduate or earn a certificate are collected on an annual basis after the last day of school and after summer school. Each division submits student unit record data. The data are then compiled and school, division and state totals are calculated.

Data are collected at the student-level and are limited to one record with a graduation/certificate and one CTE program. Aggregated totals reflect an unduplicated head count of all public school graduates/completers and finish a CTE sequence for the school year. Data also include aggregations by CTE Program.

Suppression Limitations: Any group that has fewer than 10 students is not included in the data.

Data sets go back to 2007-2008, and data elements include:

VDOE Annual High School Graduates and Completers Data Description: Public high school graduate and completer data are collected on an annual basis after the last day of school and after summer school. Each division submits student unit record data. The data are then compiled and school, division and state totals are calculated.

Data are collected at the student-level and are limited to one record with a graduation/certificate per year. Aggregated totals reflect an unduplicated head count of all public school graduates and completers for the school year. Data also include aggregations by High School Completion Type.

Suppression Limitations: Any group that has fewer than 10 students is not included in the data.

Data sets go back to 2006-2007, and data elements include:

VDOE Annual Dropouts Data Description: The Annual Dropouts include summer and term dropouts in grades 7-12. Summer dropouts are students who complete one school year and fail to return by Oct 1st of the next school year. Term dropouts are students that discontinue school during the regular school and fail to return by Oct1st of the next school year.

Data are collected at the student-level. A longitudinal calculation methodology is used to ensure a single student is only counted as a dropout once per school year even if that student discontinued school in more than one Virginia public school during the school year. Aggregated totals reflect an unduplicated head count of all public school dropouts for the school year.

Suppression Rules: Dropout totals for groups based on grade are included in the data regardless of how many students are in the group. However, any group filtered on gender, race, economically disadvantaged status, Limited English Proficiency status and/or disability status and with fewer than 10 students is not included in the data.

Data sets go back to 2010-2011, and data elements include:

VDOE On-Time Graduation Rate and Cohort Dropout Rate Data Description: VDOE publishes annual state-level, division-level and school-level cohort reports that detail outcomes for students who entered the ninth-grade for the first time together and were scheduled to graduate four years later.

Cohort reports include the Virginia On-Time Graduation Rate and the Cohort Dropout Rate for the commonwealth, school divisions and high schools.

The Virginia On-Time Graduation Rate expresses the percentage of students in a cohort who earned a Board of Education-approved diploma within four years of entering high school for the first time. Percentages are based on longitudinal student-level data and account for student mobility and retention and promotion patterns.

Suppression Limitations: Any group that has fewer than 10 students is not included in the data.

Data sets go back to 2008 Cohort data – for first-time ninth graders in 2004-2005, and data elements include:

VDOE Postsecondary Enrollment Data Description: Documents the number of high school graduates with a federally recognized high school diploma enrolled in postsecondary institutions nationwide. These reports provide the best available estimates and are based on data VDOE obtained from the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC).

For more information, see the answers to Frequently Asked Questions (PDF) about this report.

Suppression Limitations: Any group that has fewer than 10 students is not included in the data.

Data sets go back to 2008 Enrollment Cohort Data – for first-time ninth graders in 2004-2005, six year graduation rate, and data elements include:

VDOE Postsecondary Achievement Data Description: The number of high school graduates with a federally recognized high school diploma who enrolled in a public Institution of Higher Education (IHE) in Virginia and earned one-year of college credit within two years of enrolling in a Virginia public IHE. These reports provide the best available estimates and are based on state data linked between the Virginia Department of Education and the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV).

For more information, see the answers to Frequently Asked Questions (PDF) about this report.

Suppression Limitations: Any group that has fewer than 10 postsecondary credits counts earned is not included in the data.

Data sets go back to 2008 Achievement Cohort Data – for first-time ninth graders in 2004-2005, six year graduation rate type, and data elements include: