Monthly Archives: August 2014

2013-14 SOL update

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Chesterfield County Public Schools’ pass rates on mandated Standards of Learning tests continue to exceed or meet state averages in the “all students” category, according to 2013-14 school year testing results released by the Virginia Department of Education. Highlights from the state report also showed that Chesterfield County Public Schools demonstrated increases on mathematics tests. …Read More


Mobile app puts school menus at your fingertips

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A mobile app makes it easy to find out what is on the menu in the cafeterias of Chesterfield County Public Schools. The free app — School Lunch by Nutrislice — can be downloaded for iPhones from Apple’s App Store and for Android phones from Google’s Play store. Also, the school system’s website provides a …Read More


Adults are going back to class, too

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Children are not the only ones getting ready for the first day of class. Adults are also prepping for classes that begin soon. Through the Adult Continuing Education Office, Chesterfield County Public Schools offers many opportunities for lifelong learning: Workforce training helps prepare residents for jobs. These classes fill quickly, but a few spaces remain …Read More


Meeting notices 8-11-2014

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The Benefits Committee, which includes members of the Chesterfield County School Board and the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, will meet 12:30-1:30 p.m. Aug. 12 in Room 502 of the Lane B. Ramsey Administration Building, 9901 Lori Road. The Chesterfield County School Board will hold a work session 4-6 p.m. Aug. 12 in the boardroom …Read More


Advisory committees set meetings for coming year

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Advisory committees for Chesterfield County Public Schools focus on specific topics and hold meetings that are open to the public. Here are the areas they focus on and their schedules for the 2014-15 school year: The Citizens Budget Advisory Committee helps evaluate and allocate resources in alignment with the Design for Excellence 2020 to ensure …Read More


Advisory committees are seeking new members

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Advisory committees established by the Chesterfield County School Board are one way that community members connect with schools. Advisory committee members are appointed from each of the county’s five magisterial districts and include parents, teachers, staff members, students and other community members interested in helping Chesterfield County Public Schools achieve its vision of providing “an …Read More


How to apply for free or reduced-price school meals

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Chesterfield County Public Schools provides nutritious breakfasts and lunches in every school. Based on household size and income, students in elementary schools, middle schools and Chesterfield Community High School may qualify for free or reduced-price meals under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program: Elementary and middle schools will distribute applications for free …Read More