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2016 countywide redistricting proposal was not acted on by the School Board; considered too disruptive based on the number of students it proposed to move.
At that time, the School Board acknowledged the likelihood of redistricting when replacement and/or renovated schools were built and opened.
Old Hundred Elementary would open at approximately 62 percent capacity, allowing for future growth.
Watkins, Swift Creek, Evergreen and Woolridge students would be transitioned to Old Hundred
Additional changes to nearby school attendance zones would be made to balance enrollments, improve operational efficiency and provide cleaner boundaries.


Students, staff and schools across Chesterfield County are celebrating this week creating inclusive learning environments that serve a diverse community of learners. “It’s important that we take time to recognize the collaborative efforts of families and staff to provide optimal learning environments for all students, specifically within this week’s celebration our students with special needs,”… Full Article


Recognition given for success in reducing achievement gaps The National Association of ESEA State Program Administrators has announced that Ettrick Elementary School has been named a National ESEA Distinguished School. Ettrick Elementary is one of up to 100 schools throughout the country being nationally recognized for outstanding student achievement in 2018. The National ESEA Distinguished… Full Article


Chesterfield County Public Schools has been selected to the College Board’s ninth annual AP District Honor Roll, one of just two school divisions in Virginia to receive this prestigious honor and the only large school division in the commonwealth to be selected for the recognition. Nearly 375 school divisions in the U.S. and Canada were… Full Article


According to data from the National Center for Education Statistics, there are approximately 3.1 million teachers in the United States. Out of all those millions of teachers, at least according to the National Council for the Social Studies, the No. 1 middle school history teacher in the country works right here in Chesterfield County Public… Full Article


The Community Foundation and the R.E.B. Foundation recognized five Chesterfield County teachers with 2018 R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence during a regional ceremony last week. Seven other Chesterfield County teachers were recognized as finalists for the award. Together, these 12 Chesterfield County teachers will receive $60,000 in professional development grants. The educators were part of… Full Article


Five Chesterfield County schools are among the 59 K-12 schools in Virginia to have received 2018 Purple Star designation for their support of military children and their families. Curtis Elementary, Hopkins Elementary, Spring Run Elementary, Carver College and Career Academy and Matoaca High were the only schools in the Richmond-metro area to earn the special… Full Article


Graduation dates for the Class of 2019 have been posted. High school graduations will occur at one of two sites. At Virginia State University’s Multipurpose Center 10 a.m. on Monday, June 3: Carver College and Career Academy 2:30 p.m. on Monday, June 3: Matoaca High At Virginia Commonwealth University’s Siegel Center 10 a.m. on Wednesday,… Full Article


CHESTERFIELD, VA. (November, 2018)  – The Chesterfield Education Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2018 Bravo! Awards, recognizing outstanding professional and community achievements of Chesterfield County Public Schools’ alumni. During the past nine years, recipients have ranged from professional athletes, musicians, and doctors to entrepreneurs and business leaders who have made an exceptional impact on their professions and community.  On Thursday, November 8, 2018, a gala dinner will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel to honor this year’s recipients.


School Board members and new Superintendent Dr. Merv Daugherty will host meet and greets throughout the community this fall as part of his work to get to know the community and better understand issues of importance to local families and residents. These informal gatherings are one way for Chesterfield County Public Schools’ families and county… Full Article