ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - Albemarle County is finishing up the hiring process for new teachers headed toward the first day of school.

All together there will be 170 new teachers in the front of classrooms this fall.

Officials say they have not had any difficulty in filling positions beyond the traditional hard-to-fill roles for special education and math. The school system is averaging 10 or more applications for every opening.