Virginia SOL testing: 81 percent of public schools fully accredited

RICHMOND, Va. (WDBJ) The Virginia Department of Education released Standards of Learning test results Wednesday, and the results show 81 percent of public schools in Virginia are now fully accredited.

All schools are fully accredited in 53 of the commonwealth’s 132 school divisions. That’s up from 36 divisions last year.

The local school divisions where all schools are fully accredited include:
- Appomattox County
- Bath County
- Botetourt County
- Covington
- Floyd County
- Franklin County
- Galax
- Giles County
- Lexington
- Patrick County
- Radford
- Roanoke County
- Salem
- Wythe County

Two schools in our area earned full accreditation status after undergoing reconstitution last year. Those schools are Staunton RIiver Middle in Bedford County and Parry McCluer Middle in Buena Vista. According to the Virginia Department of Education "Reconstitution involves significant changes in school leadership, governance, faculty or attendance and reconstitution status must be approved by the state Board of Education."

Click here to see School Accreditation Ratings.

Click here to see results for individual schools and school divisions.

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