Virginia

Secondary CTE Enrollment

Public High Schools
323
Public High School Enrollment
393,408
High School CTE Concentrators
43,391
Total Secondary CTE Enrollment
305,230
Secondary CTE Enrollment by Race
Secondary CTE Enrollment by Gender

Postsecondary CTE Enrollment

Public Community Colleges
24
Public Community Colleges Enrollment (full & part-time)
230,881
Postsecondary CTE Concentrators
92,354
Total Postsecondary CTE Enrollment
119,940
Postsecondary CTE Enrollment by Race
Postsecondary CTE Enrollment by Gender

Technical Centers

Area Technical Centers
94

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Fast Facts

CTE Secondary Concentrators
  • Graduation Rate
  • Go on to Postsecondary Education
CTE Postsecondary Concentrators
  • Earn a Postsecondary Credential, Certificate, or Diploma
  • Placed in Employment, Military Service or Apprenticeships Within Six Months
Associates Degrees & Certificates
41,022
Associate Degrees and Certificates Awarded
30.1%
of All Degrees and Certificates Awarded Statewide

State CTE Director

Dr. David Eshelman
State CTE Director
Virginia Department of Education
P. O. 2021
Richmond, VA 23218

Resources

Perkins Data

Perkins Eligible Agency
Virginia Department of Education
Funding for FY21
FY21
$29,977,131
Percentage of Funding Directed to:
Secondary
Postsecondary
Combined State Plan with Perkins and WIOA
Yes
Ways the Secondary CTE, Postsecondary CTE and Workforce Systems Collaborate
  • Through statewide advisory committees/boards
  • Aligning programs of study with career pathways
  • Offering joint professional development
Is the State Using the Reserve Fund?
Yes
Percent of Funds Being Reserved in Total
1.6%
Percent of Leadership Funds the State Set Aside for State Correctional Institution
0.5%
Amount of Leadership Funds the State Set Aside to Prepare Students for Non-Traditional Careers
$150,000
Middle Grades That are Eligible for Perkins V Funding
5-8
Secondary Program Quality Indicator(s)
Work-based Learning
Technical Skill Attainment/ Assessment
Postsecondary-Recognized Credentials
Other Program Quality Indicator
Participation rate of CTE completers taking external credentialing tests; Passing rate among credential takers; Passing rate on credentials among all completers

Postsecondary Goals

Statewide Postsecondary Attainment Goal
70% Attainment by 2030
Statewide Postsecondary Attainment Progress
57.4%

ESSA Metrics

ESSA School Quality and Student Success Indicators

Virginia's ESSA accountability system does not include any measures of career readiness at this time. Virginia does publicly report a number of career-ready indicators.