Goal 3: Social-Emotional Development

All students will benefit from an educational experience that fosters their social and emotional development.

Table 10: School Climate

Group Percentage of Students Reporting
the School is a Safe and Orderly
Place to Learn
Percentage of Students Reporting
the School is a Welcoming Place to
Learn
School Division School Division
All Students 95.9% 85.7% 95.0% 82.9%
African American 93.3% 85.3% 93.8% 82.6%
Asian < 90.7% < 89.4%
Caucasian 100.0% 86.0% 95.7% 83.0%
Hispanic 92.0% 82.3% 88.0% 79.5%
Multiracial 96.2% 86.4% 100.0% 82.9%
African American Males < 85.8% < 84.5%

Survey only administered to students in grades 5, 8, and 12. Subgroups with less than 10 students (<) are not reported.

Table 11: Student Participation

Group Percentage of Students Reporting
Participation in Extracurricular
Activities, Clubs, or Athletics
Percentage of Students Reporting
Participation in Community Service
School Division School Division
All Students 66.0% 67.7% 37.4% 42.5%
African American 50.0% 63.9% 25.0% 41.8%
Asian < 68.8% < 46.3%
Caucasian 69.6% 68.9% 26.1% 42.0%
Hispanic 72.0% 65.4% 45.8% 42.3%
Multiracial 65.4% 70.6% 46.2% 44.1%
African American Males < 61.7% < 39.2%

Survey only administered to students in grades 5, 8, and 12. Subgroups with less than 10 students (<) are not reported.

Goal 4: Culture of Growth and Excellence

Virginia Beach City Public Schools will be defined by a culture of growth and excellence for students, staff, parents, and the community.

Partners and Volunteers

The Partners in Education and Volunteers in Education programs support collaborative efforts between schools and the community that promote academic success and personal growth for the division's students. Community partners from businesses, military commands, faith-based groups, and civic organizations and volunteers from the community work with schools to design innovative educational opportunities to meet the unique needs of students and schools

Number of Participating Partners and Volunteers

School Division
587 31146