DATE: June 30, 2017
TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Steven R. Staples, Superintendent of Public Instruction

2017-2018 Virginia School Safety Survey

The Virginia School Safety Survey and the division level survey will begin on Monday, August 7, 2017, and will end on Friday, September 29, 2017, at 5 p.m. In accordance with Virginia Code ยง 22.1-279.8This link takes you out of the Virginia Department of Education website, public schools in Virginia are required to complete an annual School Safety Audit. As in the previous school year, divisions Superintendents are required to:

School and Division Safety Survey Information

The Virginia School Safety Survey websiteThis link takes you out of the Virginia Department of Education website will serve to assist principals in completing the survey. It is important for principals to review the survey in advance. This website also will aid Superintendents or their designees in managing the administration of the school survey within their divisions and will provide additional information and resources.

Questions regarding the survey may be directed to:
Donna Michaelis at; telephone (804) 371-6506;
James Christian at; telephone (804) 786-430; or
Jessica Smith at; telephone (804) 786-5367.