Board of Education Approves Partially Accredited Reconstituted School Ratings for 34 Schools
RICHMOND, Va. –The Virginia Board of Education has granted “Partially Accredited: Reconstituted School” status to 34 schools that are making progress toward meeting state standards for full accreditation under the board’s current accountability regulations.
The regulations define reconstitution as a process to improve instruction by restructuring a school's governance, faculty, instructional program and/or student population.
The 34 schools granted initial or continuing Partially Accredited: Reconstituted School ratings, by division, are as follows:
- Alexandria – Francis C. Hammond Middle
- Alleghany County – Clifton Middle
- Amherst County – Amelon Elementary
- Augusta County – Beverley Manor Middle
- Caroline County – Bowling Green Elementary
- Charlotte County – Bacon District Elementary
- Essex County – Tappahannock Elementary
- Frederick County – Redbud Run Elementary
- Halifax County – Halifax County Middle
- Hampton – Jefferson Davis Middle, Benjamin Syms Middle, Captain John Smith Elementary and Luther W. Machen Elementary
- Harrisonburg – Skyline Middle
- Henrico County – Varina Elementary and Anthony P. Mehfoud Elementary
- Henry County – Fieldale-Collinsville Middle
- Hopewell – Carter G. Woodson Middle
- Lancaster County – Lancaster High
- Lynchburg – Perrymont Elementary
- Madison County – Waverly Yowell Elementary and Madison Primary
- Manassas – Grace E. Metz Middle
- Mecklenburg County – Chase City Elementary, Park View Middle and Bluestone Middle
- Norfolk – Northside Middle
- Page County – Page County Middle
- Pulaski County – Pulaski Middle
- Richmond – Albert Hill Middle
- Roanoke – Hurt Park Elementary
- Staunton – Shelburne Middle
- Suffolk – Elephant's Fork Elementary and King's Fork Middle
The 34 schools were among 92 whose ratings were listed as “To Be Determined” when accreditation ratings for the 2017-2018 school year were announced on September 13. The Board of Education voted to grant partial accreditation to the schools during its September 28 meeting in Richmond. The board also voted to withhold state accreditation from A.P. Hill Elementary in Petersburg due to testing irregularities.
The state board is scheduled to act on the appeals of the 57 remaining schools without accreditation ratings during its October 26 meeting.