Yearly Archives: 2017

Chesterfield County Public Schools student pass rates exceed state averages in all SOL content areas

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Chesterfield County Public Schools student pass rates on state-mandated Standards of Learning tests continue to exceed state averages, according to the latest data released by the Virginia Department of Education. Chesterfield County students outperformed their counterparts across the state by 4 percentage points in mathematics, 3 percentage points in reading, 2 percentage points in science …Read More


Meeting Notices 8-14-17

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Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend the Superintendent’s Leadership Conference at 8 a.m. Aug. 16 at the Fulghum Conference Center at the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center @ Hull, 13900 Hull Street Road. The Chesterfield County School Board will hold a work session at 4 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Fulghum Conference …Read More


Eighteen Chesterfield County schools receive Virginia Index of Performance awards

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Gov. Terry McAuliffe and the Virginia Board of Education today honored 18 Chesterfield County schools with 2017 Virginia Index of Performance awards for advanced learning and achievement. The state awards recognize schools that exceed minimum state accountability standards and achieve excellence goals established by the governor and state board. “We pride ourselves on innovative, engaging …Read More


Meeting Notices 8-2-2017

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Chesterfield County School Board will hold a business meeting at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 8 in the Public Meeting Room, 10001 Iron Bridge Road. Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend the summer session graduation at 3 p.m. Aug. 10 at Clover Hill High, 13301 Kelly Green Lane.


As national ambassador, Chesterfield County Public Schools plays host to #GoOpen Regional Summit

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More than 300 public educators from up and down the East Coast descended on the Fulghum Conference Center at the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center @ Hull for the #GoOpen Regional Summit conference today. The national conference focused on Open Educational Resources (OER) in a digital learning environment and is part of the school division’s …Read More


School registration ongoing for 2017-18 school year

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Are you new to the county and need to register a student? New students attending Chesterfield County Public Schools this upcoming school year should register as soon as possible at the school they are zoned to attend. Early registration assists the school division in preparing and planning for staffing needs at all schools. Students must …Read More


Chesterfield County Adult Continuing Education opens registration for fall classes on Aug. 7

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It is never too late to continue your education. Through its Adult Continuing Education Office, Chesterfield County Public Schools offers many opportunities in workforce training, GED preparation, enrichment and English for Speakers of Other Languages. The school division’s Adult  Continuing Education will open registration for the fall semester at 8:30 a.m. on Aug. 7, and …Read More


46 Chesterfield County schools granted automatic full accreditation through at least 2018-19 school year

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Three out of every four Chesterfield County schools are being designated as fully accredited for at least the next three school years based on sustained levels of high academic achievement, the Virginia Department of Education announced recently. In all, 46 Chesterfield County schools will benefit from state legislation passed in 2016 that says public schools …Read More


Chesterfield County School Board seeks applicants for advisory committee openings

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Advisory committees established by the Chesterfield County School Board are one way that community members can connect with the school division. 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 …Read More


Food and Nutrition Services offering two locations for free meals through the Summer Food Services Program

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Chesterfield County Public Schools recognized with national 2017 Digital Content and Curriculum Achievement Award

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Chesterfield County Public Schools was awarded the 2017 Digital Content and Curriculum Achievement Award for its Anytime, Anywhere Learning initiative at the the fifth-annual Digital Content and Curriculum Achievement Awards (DCCAA) in San Antonio. The Center for Digital Education (CDE), in partnership with the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), recognized K-12 schools that …Read More


Chesterfield County Public Schools awarded $50,000 Virginia high school innovation grant

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Chesterfield County Public Schools recently was awarded a $50,000 high school innovation grant to develop a program at Monacan and Thomas Dale high schools that will result in students who are better prepared for post-secondary and college success through an innovative program of personalized learning, project-based learning and service learning. “We are thrilled to be …Read More


Manchester Middle’s Barbara Mottas recognized as the Region I Outstanding Teacher of the Gifted

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Manchester Middle math teacher Barbara Mottas has been named the 2017 Virginia Region I Outstanding Teacher of the Gifted. This award highlights and recognizes the accomplishments of talented educators providing gifted services to students. “Teachers like Mrs. Mottas create a thirst for learning through innovative, engaging and relevant techniques that capture students’ interests,” said School …Read More


Meeting notice 6-21-2017

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The Chesterfield County School Board will hold a work session at 3:30 p.m. June 27 at the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center @ Hull, 13900 Hull Street Road. Upon being called to order, the School Board will convene immediately into a closed session in accordance with the Virginia Freedom of Information Act to discuss the performance of specific …Read More


Chesterfield Career and Technical students refurbish car for Social Services client through Recycled Rides™ program

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Students at the Chesterfield Career and Technical @ Courthouse and automotive partners from across the region recently presented Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Department of Social Services client Tywanda Auld with a refurbished Pontiac G6 through the National Auto Body Council’s (NABC) Recycled Rides™ program. Recycled Rides™ is a NABC nationwide community service program in which the collision-repair …Read More


Four Chesterfield County Public Schools recognized as 2017 National Beta School of Merit

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In recognition of dedication to academic excellence, leadership development and commitment to celebrating student achievements, Carver College and Career Academy, Clover Hill High, Cosby High and Monacan High all earned the prestigious honor and recognition as a 2017 National Beta School of Merit. “We want our students to become strong leaders who will make a …Read More


Meeting notices 6-9-17

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LOCATION CHANGE: The Chesterfield County School Board will hold a meeting at 2:30 p.m. June 13 in the conference room of the Lane B. Ramsey Administration Building, 9901 Lori Road.  On being called to order the School Board will adjourn immediately into closed session in accordance with  Section 2.2-3711(A)(1), Section 2.2-3711(A)(2), Section 2.2-3711(A)(3) and Section 2.2-3711(A)(7) of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act. …Read More


Chesterfield County Public Schools seniors set to graduate June 7-12

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More than 4,000 Chesterfield County Public Schools students will receive their high school diplomas during graduation ceremonies June 7-12 at Virginia Commonwealth University’s (VCU) Siegel Center, 1200 W. Broad Street in Richmond, and Virginia State University’s (VSU) Multi-purpose Center, 20809 Second Avenue. Tickets are required to attend graduation. Graduations at VCU and VSU will be …Read More


Meeting Notice 6-2-2017

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The Chesterfield County Public Schools Supplemental Retirement Program (SRP) Administrative Committee will conduct a meeting at 9 a.m. June 8 at the School Board Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road.


Chesterfield County Public Schools honors 300-plus retirees

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Chesterfield County Public Schools celebrated and honored more than 300 Team Chesterfield members retiring at the end of this school year. To honor their service, the school system hosted a retirement reception and ceremony.   “On behalf of the Chesterfield County School Board, I want to thank all of our retirees for their service to …Read More


Meeting Notices 5-26-2017

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Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend the groundbreaking for the new replacement Beulah Elementary at 11 a.m. May 31 at the new Beulah Elementary site, 5441 Beulah Road. Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend the naming ceremony for SSG Michael Moody at 3 p.m. June 2 at Meadowbrook High, …Read More


Chesterfield County School Board seeks applicants for openings on advisory committees

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Advisory committees established by the Chesterfield County School Board are one way that community members can connect with the school division. 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 …Read More


Chesterfield County Public Schools to break ground on new replacement Beulah Elementary

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The Chesterfield County School Board will join with members of the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, as well as school and county government officials, to break ground on a replacement Beulah Elementary School on Wednesday, May 31. The replacement Beulah Elementary was one of 10 school revitalization projects approved by county residents in the 2013 …Read More


Clover Hill High’s Sydney Dudley wins Library of Virginia’s Virginia Women in History Student Writing Contest

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Clover Hill High freshman Sydney Dudley was chosen as one of two high school winners for the Virginia Women in History 2017 student writing contest.  Four middle and high school students were honored as statewide winners in the Encyclopedia Virginia and the Library of Virginia’s annual contest. Participants studied social reformer Nora Houston, an advocate …Read More


Clover Hill High and Midlothian High filmmakers to be honored with screening at VHSL Film Festival

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Lights. Camera. Action! Chesterfield County Public Schools will have five films featured at the 2017 Virginia High School League Film Festival on June 2-3 at Virginia Commonwealth University. Films from Clover Hill and Midlothian high schools were five of the nearly 100 films submitted to the VHSL’s annual Film Festival. Fewer than 40 films will …Read More