COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 6

January 25, 2002

ADMINISTRATIVE

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

2002 School Census

 

In accordance with the provisions of 22.1-281 through 22.1-286, Code of Virginia, March 1 through July 15, 2002, is designated as the period during which the 2002 school census will be conducted and completed. Your summary of census returns is due on or before Friday, August 16, 2002.

 

Instructions, procedures, and forms for the 2002 school census can be downloaded from the Department of Educations website at www.pen.k12.va.us by selecting Reports at the top of the homepage or Data and Publications at the bottom and then selecting 2002 School Census from the "Data Collections listing. The complete address to access the census information is:

http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/Publications/schcensus/2002/census02.html.

 

School divisions will submit to the Department of Education only a summary count of all people ages 5-19 residing in their respective counties, cities, and towns. This single statistic will be reported on the Superintendents Summary Census Return form and subsequently verified with division superintendents.

 

The Department of Education is furnishing an optional census enumeration form on the website. School divisions may download and print the form for use or modify it to meet their local needs.

 

Your designated school census contact person will also receive this information.

 

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

 

 

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