Albemarle County Public Schools
Albemarle County Public Schools (ACPS) is a school district serving Albemarle County, Virginia. Its headquarters are in the City of Charlottesville. ACPS serves approximately 14,000 students in preschool through grade 12 in Albemarle County, Virginia, the sixth largest county by area in the Commonwealth of Virginia. A diverse locality of 726 square miles in the heart of Central Virginia, Albemarle County is a blend of primarily rural, but also suburban and urban settings.
Academies and Lab Schools
- Environmental Studies Academy (ESA)
- Health and Medical Sciences Academy (HMSA)
- Murray High School (Creative Arts, Media, and Design)
- Math, Engineering, Science Academy (MESA)
- Community Public Charter School ("Community Middle")
Comprehensive High Schools
Comprehensive Middle Schools
- Jackson P. Burley
- Joseph T. Henley
- Jack Jouett
- Mortimer Y. Sutherland
- Leslie H. Walton
- Broadus Wood
- Paul H. Cale
- Mary C. Greer
- Meriwether Lewis
- Virginia L. Murray
- Red Hill
- Stony Point
Alternative, Regional, and Specialty Centers
- Albemarle Tech
- CATEC (Charlottesville Albemarle Technical Education Center)
- Ivy Creek School
- PREP (Piedmont Regional Education Program)
2018 ACPS graduates received 1,078 acceptances from 204 colleges and universities, including 146 acceptances from 15 of the top 25 national universities, according to rankings by U.S. News & World Report.
Of the 1,070 graduates:
- 617 (57.7%) reported plans to attend a 4-year college.
- 255 (23.8%) reported plans to attend a 2-year college.
- 198 (18.5%) reported alternate plans, including other continuing education, military, employment, or something else.
ACPS students were born in 89 countries and speak 74 home languages.
Average Class Size for 2017-18:
- Elementary – 19.4
- Middle – 22.1
- High – 21.4
Student-to-Computer Ratio: 1:1 for grades 3-12; 3:2 for grades K-2
Average number of meals served daily (including breakfast and lunch): 8,000
School bus miles traveled daily: 14,384
The Families in Crisis Program served approximately 457 homeless children in the 2017-18 school year, including 255 ACPS students and other children/students (siblings of ACPS students who are preschoolers or dropouts, and students living in Albemarle County who attend adjoining school systems).
FY 18-19 (Adopted): $186,800,503
FY 17-18 (Adopted): $180,486,940
FY 16-17 (Actual): $171,085,922
Per Pupil Expenses
FY 18-19 (Adopted): $13,635.07
FY 17-18 (Adopted): $13,418.11
FY 16-17 (Actual): $12,760.94
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