Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Education
Board
State Board of Education
 
chapter
Virginia Standards of Accreditation [8 VAC 20 ‑ 132]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description The purpose of these regulations is to define the requirements for accrediting public schools in Virginia. Section 22.1-19 of the Code of Virginia requires that the Board of Education "... provide for the accreditation of public elementary, middle, and high schools in accordance with standards prescribed by it." Further, the Standards of Quality for Public Schools in Virginia (SOQ), in ' 22.1-253.13:3.F of the Code of Virginia, requires that local school boards "... maintain schools which meet the standards of accreditation prescribed by the Board of Education."
State Authority Section 22.1-253.13 , Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation None entered
Meetings See all meetings (8) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Jim Chapman  / Director of Board Relations
Address: James Monroe Bldg.
101 N. 14th St., 25th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: jim.chapman@doe.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)750-8750    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Revisions to the Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/08/2023.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None