COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 54
August 2, 1996

ADMINISTRATIVE

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Richard T. La Pointe
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Reporting Options for the 1996 School Census

 
  As stated in Supts. Memo No. 83, Administrative, dated
  December 15, 1995, the summary count for the 1996 school
  census is due to the Department on or before Thursday,
  August 15, 1996.
  
  Methods for reporting the summary count include:
  
     Option 1: Form SA.030, 1996 Virginia School Census
     Superintendent's Summary of Census Returns. A copy of
     the form is attached.
  
     Option 2: Electronic transmission via VA.PEN.  Send
     your census count in a standard e-mail message to
     mmallory@pen.k12.va.us or jmathews@pen.k12.va.us.
  
  For option 1, use the following address or fax number to
  submit the count for your division:
  
                        1996 Census
               Virginia Department of Education
          Division of Management Information Systems
                        P. O. Box 2120
                Richmond, Virginia 23218-2120
                     FAX: (804) 371-8978
                               
  Follow up verification forms requiring division
  superintendent signature will be transmitted following
  receipt of census counts.  Should you have any questions or
  require additional information, please call Mr. Jerry
  Mathews, (804) 225-2950, or Ms. Mona Mallory, (804) 225-2949. 
  
  RTL/jt
  Attachment:  This memo and its attachment will be sent to
               the superintendent's office  SA.030 (revised 7/96)



                        1996 VIRGINIA SCHOOL CENSUS
                SUPERINTENDENT'S SUMMARY OF CENSUS RETURNS


          Division Number:               Division Name:                                                   
                        



                        TOTAL COUNT, AGES 5-19:                        



  I hereby certify that this summary was carefully compiled from census 
  returns delivered to me by the official census takers, that it is full 
  and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief, and that the school 
  census was taken by properly appointed officials in accordance with law
  and the instructions given by the Virginia Department of Education.


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                                              Date                                          




  Return this form via mail no later than August 15, 1996, to MIS Division, 
  Virginia Department of Education, P. O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA, 23218-2120,
  or fax to 804-371-8978.