Highlights of Proposed Revisions to the Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia – Updated May 2010
|Point Values Assigned to Graduation and Completion Index in Proposed SOA|
|Board recognized diplomas in SOA||100|
|Still in school||70|
|Certificates of Program Completion||25|
- Benchmark of 85 points must be met for full accreditation rating.
- Current index points or three-year trailing average of index points are the basis for ratings (same as current calculation for SOL pass rates).
- Accommodations exist for alternative accreditation plans.
|Benchmarks for Graduation and Completion Index and Rating of Provisionally Accredited-Graduation Rate|
|Academic Year||Accreditation Year||Point Value|
The Provisionally Accredited-Graduation Rate Rating will not be awarded after the 2015-2016 accreditation year.
Schools rated Provisionally Accredited-Graduation Rate must undergo an academic review (see 8 VAC 20-131-310).