COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 9
January 24, 1997

INFORMATIONAL

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Richard T. La Pointe
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: 1995-96 School Division Dropout Rates

 
  Enclosed are the 1995-96 dropout rates computed for Virginia
  public school divisions.  We sincerely appreciate the
  significant role played by local school division personnel
  in reducing Virginia's dropout rate and preparing these
  statistics for release.

  Inquiries regarding this report should be addressed to
  Mr. Gerald H. Mathews, Virginia Department of Education,
  Management Information Systems Division, P. O. Box 2120,
  Richmond, Virginia, 23218-2120 (804/225-2950), or
  jmathews@pen.k12.va.us via VA.PEN.

  RTL/dmb

  Enclosure:   This memo and its enclosure will be sent to
               the superintendent's office.