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Education
Public School Enrollment Fall 2012
Level Number Enrollment
Elementary 5 2,029
Middle 1 1,044
High School 1 1,374

Student Teacher Ratio Fiscal Year 2011
Level Ratio
Elementary 14:1
Secondary 13:1

Per Pupil Expenditure: $9,121

Educational Attainment
Type of Attainment Rate (%)
On-Time Graduation (Class of 2011) 82.3
On-Time Graduation (Class of 2012) 82.3
High School Graduates Continuing Education (2011-2012) 57.10
Population age 25+ who are high school graduates (2007-2011) 77.7
Population age 25+ who have earned a Bachelor's Degree or higher(2007-2011) 13.0

Type of Attainment Number of People
High School Graduates Not Continuing (2011-2012) 158
Two-Year College Graduates (Spring 2012) 1,842
Two-Year College Enrollees (Fall 2012) 17,233
Other College and University Graduates (Spring 2012) 1,049
Total 20,282

Advanced Programs 2010 - 2011
Type of Advancement Number of Students
Governor's School Enrollment 20
Students taking one or more Advanced Placement (AP) Courses 32
Students taking one or more AP Exams 12
Students taking one or more College Course 119

Career Readiness Certificate 
Virginia’s Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) assists employers by certifying that a recipient possesses core skills in applied math, reading for information, and locating information. The CRC certification is based on established WorkKeys ® assessment tests. Virginia uses a three-tiered approach (bronze, silver, and gold) to credentialing certificate holders that is based on the recipient’s level of development skills. The following statistics were taken from January 1, 2011, through October 31, 2012:
Area Number of Certificates
Dinwiddie County 263
Extended Labor Market Area 3,697
Total 3,960