Education Resources for Students
- VDOE provides SOL practice items by subject and grade level that allow students to practice using the same online tools and formats they will use for their actual test.
- VDOE’s Virtual Virginia program offers pre-Advanced Placement (AP), honors and AP classes as well as academic electives and world languages classes online. Eligible students enroll in Virtual Virginia through their local schools.
- VDOE provides planning tools for career and college readiness through its Career Clusters webpages. Career Clusters help students investigate careers and design their courses of study to advance their career goals.
Students have many options for earning a high school diploma and opportunities to maximize course selections.
- Graduation Requirements for students entering the ninth grade in fall 2018 (Class of 2022).
- Graduation Requirements for students entering the ninth grade prior to fall 2018
- Frequently Asked Questions about Earning a Virginia High School Diploma for students entering the ninth grade prior to fall 2018
- Academic and Career Plan – Students in middle and high school must now have a personal Academic and Career Plan that aligns academic and career goals with the student’s course of study.
Postsecondary Opportunities for High School Students provides information for students on preparing, applying, and paying for college, as well as information on degrees and labor-market career projections.
- Student Records & Privacy
- To obtain copies of your public school records, contact your local school division’s administrative offices. Contact information on Virginia school divisions and schools is available on the Education Directories page.
- To obtain copies of your private school records, contact the private school’s administrative offices or the Virginia Council for Private Education (VCPE).
- Driver Education's 45 Hour Parent/Teen Driving Guide (PDF)
- Standardized High School Parking Pass Application-This is a PDF document. - As required by § 22.1-205.1 of the Code of Virginia, any public high school student who applies to park a vehicle on school property must provide evidence that the student possesses a valid driver’s license or driver privilege card. It also requires that each public school utilize a standard application form, developed by the Virginia Department of Education, for students to use to obtain a pass to park a vehicle on school property.
- Students & Parents: Preparing for College
- Virginia 529 College Savings Plan
- The Senate and House of Delegates programs
- Human Trafficking
- Preparing for College – Resources for Virginia high school students to learn how to prepare, apply, and pay for college.