COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 56
July 9, 1999

ADMINISTRATIVE

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Paul D. Stapleton
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: 1999 School Census
In accordance with the provisions of Section 22.1-281 through 
Section 22.1-286, Code of Virginia, March 1 through July 15,
1999, is designated as the period during which the 1999 school 
census will be conducted and completed.  Your summary of  census
returns is due to the Department of Education on or  before
Monday, August 16, 1999.

You can refer to Administrative Supts. Memo No. 2 dated 
January 8, 1999, for the forms, instructions, recommended 
procedures and state statutes relating to the 1999 census.

The following options can be used to report the summary 
count of all people ages 5-19 residing in the respective 
counties, cities, and towns to the Department Education. 
This single statistic can be reported on the 
Superintendent?s Summary of Census Return form (Form SA.030) 
or it can be submitted via e-mail to census@pen.k12.va.us by the 
due date.  Upon receipt, the department will process the 
statistic and subsequently verify it with division 
superintendents. 

Should you have any questions or require additional 
information, please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Mona 
Mallory, (804) 225-2949.

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