School Board

Chesterfield County Public Schools to use 10-point grading scale beginning with 2014-15 school year

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Starting with the 2014-15 school year, students in Chesterfield County Public Schools will be evaluated on a 10-point grading scale. The School Board revised its uniform grading standards (Policy 3040-R) on June 24. Here are the new grading scales:     The new grading scale is not retroactive; grades that students have earned in previous …Read More


Meeting notices 4-28-14

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Under Section 2.2-3711(A)(2) of the Code of Virginia to discuss student discipline, the Chesterfield County School Board will hold a closed meeting at 4:30 p.m. May 5 in the School Board conference room of the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road. Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend an awards dinner of the …Read More


School Health Advisory Board seeks two new members

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The School Health Advisory Board has two openings: a Dale District seat and a Clover Hill District seat. Residents of those districts are encouraged to apply if they are interested in helping develop health policy for the school division and evaluating school health, health education, school environment and health services. Applications must be received by April 18. …Read More


Meeting notice 4-1-14

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The Budget and Audit Committee, which includes members of the Chesterfield County School Board and members of the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, will meet at 11 a.m. April 7 in Room 502 of the Lane B. Ramsey Administration Building, 9901 Lori Road.


Meeting notices 3-31-14

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The Budget and Audit Committee, which includes members of the Chesterfield County School Board and members of the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, will meet at 1 p.m. March 31 in Room 502 of the Lane B. Ramsey Administration Building, 9901 Lori Road.


Meeting notices 3-28-14

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The Budget and Audit Committee, which includes members of the Chesterfield County School Board and members of the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, will meet at 1 p.m. March 31 in Room 502 of the Lane B. Ramsey Administration Building, 9901 Lori Road. Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend the Fine Arts Festival of …Read More


Schools thank business and community partners

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Chesterfield County Public Schools will celebrate more than 200 business and community partners.


Redistricting Chalkley to Jacobs Road Elementary

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Dear Resident: As you are probably aware, Chalkley Elementary School is one of the most overcrowded elementary schools in the county.  In order to provide relief for Chalkley, we are considering moving the following residential subdivisions, along with any out-parcels in the area, from Chalkley Elementary School to Jacobs Elementary School: Holly Ridge (Pt.) Belmont …Read More


Debra Girvin to be sworn in tomorrow (March 25) — Chesterfield County School Board

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Newly elected Midlothian District representative Debra Girvin will be sworn in as the newest member of the Chesterfield County School Board.


Meeting update 3-17-2014

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Because of bad weather, the Chesterfield County School Board did not hold a previously announced closed meeting at 4 p.m. March 17. The meeting has been rescheduled for March 20: Under Section 2.2-3711(A)(1) of the Code of Virginia to discuss employee discipline and under Section 2.2-3711(A)(2) of the Code of Virginia to discuss student discipline, the …Read More


Meeting notices 3-10-14

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The Budget and Audit Committee, which includes members of the Chesterfield County School Board and members of the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, will meet at 3 p.m. March 20 and at 1 p.m. March 31. Both meetings will take place in Room 502 of the Lane B. Ramsey Administration Building, 9901 Lori Road.


Redistricting M. Christian to Harrowgate

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Dear Resident: As you are probably aware, Marguerite Christian Elementary School is very close to capacity.  In order to provide relief for Marguerite Christian, we are considering moving the following residential developments, along with any out-parcels in the area, from Marguerite Christian Elementary to Harrowgate Elementary School: Amherst Petersburg Heights Plantation Haven Mobile Home Park …Read More


School Board adopts FY 2015 budget

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The Chesterfield County School Board last night unanimously adopted its FY 2015 budget of $564,986,400.


Meeting notices 2-21-14

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Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend a Reflections awards program 2-4 p.m. March 1 at James River High, 3700 James River Road. The Chesterfield County Council of PTAs is holding the program to honor students from throughout the county who won first place in the Reflections art program. Under Section 2.2-3711(A)(2) of …Read More


Meeting notices 2-12-14

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The Liaison Committee, which includes members of the Chesterfield County School Board and the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, has canceled its previously announced Feb. 21 meeting. Instead, the Liaison Committee will meet at 2 p.m. Feb. 24 in Room 502 of the Lane B. Ramsey Administration Building, 9901 Lori Road. The Budget and Audit …Read More


Meeting notice 2-11-14

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Members of the Chesterfield County School Board will attend a Reflections awards program 2-4 p.m. Feb. 15 at James River High, 3700 James River Road. The Chesterfield County Council of PTAs is holding the program to honor students from throughout the county who won first place in the Reflections art program.


School Board adopts 2014-15 calendar

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The Chesterfield County School Board recently approved the calendar for the 2014-15 school year. The calendar accompanies this news release and is also available online at mychesterfieldschools.com/schools/calendars/. Here are highlights: Classes begin Sept. 2, the first Tuesday after Labor Day, and end June 12. Nov. 4 is a parent-teacher conference day. Thanksgiving break is Nov. …Read More


Adoption of school board regulation 4040-R

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PERTINENT INFORMATION: Several years ago, Phi Delta Kappa (PDK) conducted an extensive curriculum management audit of the Chesterfield County Public Schools (CCPS). PDK’s principle governance recommendation was to revise the School Board’s policies – particularly, but not only, those policies relating to curriculum and instruction. At the direction of the School Board and Superintendent, a …Read More


FY 2015 budget proposal encourages reinvestment in Chesterfield County Public Schools

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Superintendent Marcus Newsome presented his FY 2015 budget proposal tonight during the Chesterfield County School Board meeting. Calling the proposal “a springboard toward reinvesting in education in Chesterfield County,” Dr. Newsome said it is time to start restoring what the recession took away from public education in Chesterfield County: “For the past five years, we …Read More


Meeting notices 1-27-14

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The Budget and Audit Committee, which includes members of the Chesterfield County School Board and members of the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, will meet 3-4:30 p.m. Jan. 29 in Room 502 of the Lane B. Ramsey Administration Building, 9901 Lori Road. The Citizens Budget Advisory Committee will meet 5:30-8 p.m. Jan. 30 in the …Read More


Meeting notices 1-15-14

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Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may meet with faith community leaders during an 8-9:30 a.m. breakfast on Jan. 22 in the boardroom of the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road. The Chesterfield County School Board will hold a retreat 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 24 in the Castleberry Room of the Highlands, 8136 Highland …Read More


School Board elects leaders and sets meeting dates

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Last night during its first meeting of 2014, the Chesterfield County School Board elected a chair and vice chair and scheduled meetings for the rest of the year. Dianne Smith, who represents the Clover Hill District, will serve as chair for 2014. Carrie Coyner, who represents the Bermuda District, will serve as vice chair. The …Read More


Meeting notice 1-7-14

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The Budget and Audit Committee, which includes members of the Chesterfield County School Board and members of the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, will meet at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 15 in Room 502 of the Lane B. Ramsey Administration Building, 9901 Lori Road.


Meeting notices 12-20-13

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Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend a regional pinning ceremony at 5 p.m. Jan. 9 at Virginia Commonwealth University in the Singleton Center for the Performing Arts, 922 Park Ave. The ceremony honors teachers who have achieved National Board certification. This year, 11 additional Chesterfield teachers achieved National Board certification and one …Read More