All Chesterfield County schools are accredited for the 2011-12 school year. The Virginia Department of Education establishes accreditation status each year based on student achievement on SOL tests taken during the previous school year.
Chesterfield students continue to show strong performance on Standards of Learning tests, surpassing state averages. The division’s pass rates for all [...]
Chesterfield offers several high school options. Students may apply to attend specialty centers or governor’s schools that target specific interests. Middle school students and parents interested in learning more are invited to attend information fairs and open houses.
Information fairs offer general information about high school options: Students and parents visit booths, ask questions [...]
Panel with visiting author
At 6:30 p.m. Oct. 5 at Monacan High School, Dr. Rutger van Santen will participate in a panel discussion of his book “2030: Technology That Will Change the World.” The book provides a speculative look at challenges the world may face and the technologies needed to overcome those challenges. The panel [...]
The Chesterfield County School Board will hold a discussion meeting at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 27 in the boardroom of the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road. Topics include renovations at Watkins Elementary and defining the role of the School Board.
The Chesterfield County School Board will hold a quarterly work session at 10 [...]
School Board adopts new vision and mission
The Chesterfield County School Board adopted new vision and mission statements on May 24. These words now guide the school system:
vision — Chesterfield County Public Schools will provide an engaging and relevant education that prepares every student to adapt and thrive in a rapidly changing world. mission [...]
FY2012 Budget Information
As required by the Code of Virginia, Section 22.1-93: Approval of the annual budget for school purposes.
“…….Upon (budget) approval, each local school division shall publish the approved annual budget, including the estimated required local match on the division’s website.”
For FY2012, the estimate required local match for Chesterfield County Public Schools [...]
Marching bands to perform Oct. 3
Experience the drums, horns, dance teams and precision moves of every high school marching band in Chesterfield County. The annual marching band exhibition will start at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at Monacan High School, 11501 Smoketree Drive. Admission is free.
These high school marching bands are scheduled to perform: [...]
Our first day of school was outstanding. Teachers, administrators and staff members went above and beyond to prepare schools and classrooms. Smiling faces and getting right to work were the order of the day. Not even a hurricane can dampen the spirits of our students!
At 4:30 p.m. Sept. 8 at the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road, the Chesterfield County School Board will meet in closed session under Section 2.2-3711(A)(2) of the Code of Virginia to discuss student disciplinary matters and requests for exemption from mandatory attendance for religious purposes that require the disclosure of information contained [...]