Local School Demographics

Last Updated: February 2024

The data below provides the details of the 2023-24 demographic composition of all public schools in the following school districts in the greater Charlottesville region:

  • Albemarle County Public Schools
  • Augusta County Public Schools
  • Buckingham County Public Schools
  • Charlottesville City Schools
  • Fluvanna County Public Schools
  • Greene County Public Schools
  • Louisa County Public Schools
  • Madison County Public Schools
  • Nelson County Public Schools
  • Orange County Public Schools
  • Staunton City Schools
  • Waynesboro City Schools

According to Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) documentation:

  • Race or Ethnicity captures “the racial category that most closely reflects the student’s recognition of his or her community or with which the student identifies”

  • Economic status “identifies students as economically disadvantaged if they meet any one of the following: 1) is eligible for Free/Reduced Meals, or 2) receives TANF, or 3) is eligible for Medicaid, or 4) identified as either Migrant or experiencing Homelessness.”

  • English Learner identifies students who “1) are not born in the United States or whose native language is a language other than English, 2) are Native American or Alaska Native, or a native resident of the outlying areas, 3) come from an environment where a language other than English has had a significant impact on the individual’s level of English language proficiency, 4) are migratory, whose native language is a language other than English, and who comes from an environment where a language other than English is dominant, and whose difficulties in speaking, reading, writing, or understanding the English language may be sufficient to deny the individual—

    • the ability to meet the challenging State academic standards;
    • the ability to successfully achieve in classrooms where the language of instruction is English; or
    • the opportunity to participate fully in society.”

These numbers reflect Fall Membership numbers provided by the Virginia Department of Education’s Fall Membership Build-a-Table site.

School Attendance Boundaries Map

The following map details the demographic breakdowns (by Race or Ethnicity, Economic Status, and English Learner Status) of schools in the Charlottesville region for the 2023-24 academic year.

Circle size is indicative of the number of students attending a given school. Click on a circle to pull up the comparison of demographics between a school and its enveloping district. Use the menu in the upper right corner to see the school boundaries for elementary, middle, and high schools in a given district.