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Every school within Chesterfield County Public Schools is accredited for the 2014-15 school year, according to information released by the Virginia Department of Education. The school division is one of the largest in Virginia with no schools denied accreditation. The Virginia Department of Education establishes accreditation each year based on student achievement on Standards of… Full Article


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…. Full Article


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… Full Article


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… Full Article


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… Full Article


A new school year will start in just over a month. Here are important dates in the 2014-15 calendar for Chesterfield County Public Schools: 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. 26-28. Winter break is Dec. 22-Jan…. Full Article


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… Full Article


Here are some images from Chesterfield County Public Schools 2014 graduation ceremonies. [dopwgg id=”3″]


Chesterfield County Public Schools recently recognized outstanding first-year teachers with Beginning Teacher Awards. Here are the 2014 winners and finalists: Kelly Bedard, who teaches fifth grade at Providence Elementary, is the Elementary School Beginning Teacher of the Year. Finalists for the award were Paul Mallory of Chalkley Elementary and Charlotte Spriggs of Hening Elementary. Alyssa… Full Article


Here are recent successes from the Transportation Department of Chesterfield County Public Schools: Statewide award Chesterfield County Public Schools’ reorganized training program for bus drivers won the Pupil Transportation Safety category of the 2014 Governor’s Transportation Safety Awards. School system representatives will receive the award during a 1:15 p.m. ceremony on June 12 in the… Full Article