I. Division Information
The Lynchburg City School Board annually prepares and disseminates information on the school division and each school within the division. The information is concise, presented in an understandable and uniform format, and, to the extent practicable, presented in a language that parents can understand. The information is accessible to the public and shows how students in the division achieved on the state’s student academic assessments compared to students in the state as a whole and how students at individual schools achieved compared to students in the division and in the state.
II. School Quality Profiles
The Lynchburg City School Board ensures that every school in the division annually provides parents and the community a School Quality Profile in a manner prescribed by the Board of Education. The School Quality Profile includes designated information for the most recent three-year period. The School Quality Profile includes information designated by the Board of Education to include indicators of the following: accountability, assessments, enrollment and demographics, college and career readiness, finance, learning environment, and teacher quality. Specific indicators include:
- Virginia Assessment Program results by percentage of participation and proficiency and disaggregated by student reporting groups;
- accreditation status;
- attendance and absenteeism for students;
- information related to school safety to include incidents of crime and violence; and
- information related to qualifications and educational attainment of the teaching staff.
In addition, School Quality Profiles for secondary schools include the following:
- Advanced Placement (AP) information to include percentage of students who take AP courses and percentage of students who take AP tests
- International Baccalaureate (IB) and Cambridge course information to include percentage of students who are enrolled in IB or Cambridge programs and percentage of students who receive IB or Cambridge Diplomas
- college-level course information to include percentage of students who take college-level courses including dual enrollment courses
- number and percentage of (i) graduates by diploma type as prescribed by the Board of Education, (ii) certificates awarded to the senior class including high school equivalency preparation program credentials approved by the Board of Education, and (iii) students who do not complete high school
- number and percentage of drop-outs
- the number of Board-approved industry certifications obtained
- the number of state licensure examinations passed
- the number of national occupational competency assessments passed
- the number of Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery assessments passed
- the number of Virginia workplace readiness skills assessments passed
- the number of career and technical education completers who graduated. A "career and technical education completer" is a student who has met the requirements for a career and technical concentration or specialization and all requirements for high school graduation or an approved alternative education program
Adopted: September 16, 2014
Revised: February 5, 2019
20 U.S.C. § 6311.
34 C.F.R. 200.11.
Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, § 22.1-253.13:3, 22.1-253.13:4.
8 VAC 20-131-270.