Recent News
Welcome to Bensley Elementary


Welcome to the 2022-2023 School Year! We hope that you and your family are well and that you have enjoyed a summer of “Sharpening Your Saw” and enjoying family fun! As we continue our journey as LEADERS in our school, community, and personal lives, this year we’d like your involvement and engagement in the “HEART- Work” we are doing! Start by joining our new Parent Teacher Organization – P.T.O. and let’s get started on supporting our school as we are Leading with L.O.V.E., our theme this year!

L. – Leading & Learning about our proud Legacy
O. – Overcoming obstacles and creating Opportunities
V. – Validating & Valuing ourselves and each other
E. – Expecting the best in all that we plan, do, and review

Real leaders lead with love! We remain FULLY ACCREDITED and were able to support our students’ growth in all areas of social- emotional learning. We also look forward to ROARing with continuous monitoring and measuring of student academic achievements, effective habits and leadership growth! As we start another exciting school year, let’s once again begin with the end in mind and support our students as as they work to accomplish their academic, achievement, and personal W.I.G.s (Wildly Important Goals)! Help them to BE Respectful, Organized, Achieving, and Responsible – We ROAR! Our school goals will all be created in love and with grace as we take our time creating a new School Improvement & Innovation Plan (SIIP). We are confident that each of you will LOVE this school year and the fun times ahead as a “Bensley” family member. So get ready for more lEading, lEarning, and reaching our NeXt lEvEl together! Check out some frequently asked questions and Important Information to know! Thank you for your continued support!

Yours in Education,
Dr. Patrice C. Wilson, Principal


5th grade team building @BensleyElem! Creating Positive classroom communities one activity at a time! @CcpWilson #oneCCPS #VAPrinciPALs

It was so exciting to see SO many of our @BensleyElem families at our Back Yard Meet & Greet this evening! Here are a few of our K Tigers getting their backpacks that were generously donated from Redeemer Episcopal. @CcpWilson #Tigerslead

Upcoming Events

Recent News from #oneCCPS

September 23rd, 2022

Join us for Coffee + Conversation

Parents and caregivers are invited for Coffee + Conversation, free virtual sessions 1-2 p.m. offering helpful information. Register for the sessions that most interest you. Coffee + Conversation is hosted by CCPS Family and Community Engagement Office and Chesterfield County Prevention Services.

...Read Full Article

September 23rd, 2022

100 percent of Chesterfield County schools are accredited

The Virginia Department of Education announced yesterday that every Chesterfield County school is accredited for the 2022-23 school year. This is the first time since COVID-19 that Virginia has used Standards of Learning pass rates to assess school accreditation. In 2018-19, which was the last school year accreditation was assessed in Virginia, 100% of Chesterfield […]

...Read Full Article

September 22nd, 2022

Groundbreaking marks the start of new Falling Creek Middle

School and county leaders broke ground today on a replacement building for Falling Creek Middle School. Virginia Public School Authority bonds are being used to finance the new building, which is expected to cost about $100 million and open for the 2024-25 school year. The new building will accommodate up to 1,800 students and is […]

...Read Full Article

Skip to content