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Team Chesterfield families and staff, The Chesterfield County School Board will host a series of virtual community meetings regarding potential options for reopening schools in Fall 2020. Meetings will be live streamed on the school division’s website, school division’s YouTube channel and school division’s Facebook page; a link to the live stream also will be […]

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In support of the School Board’s recently approved resolution condemning racism and reaffirming Chesterfield County Public Schools’ commitment to an inclusive learning environment for all students, the school division and its partners are introducing a series of community events designed to support and bring our families together.

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Registration continues for our summer Recovery of Learning program, which is free for all current Chesterfield County students who were in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade this school year. Find out more and register to participate here by June 19. Students will work in the three primary instructional applications described below. Those registered will have a […]

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Registration is underway for Chesterfield County Public Schools’ free summer Recovery of Learning opportunities, designed to provide middle and high school students with refreshers of course content and skill development taught during the 2019-20 school year. Students will have the free opportunity to access a complete personalized curriculum for any core course (math, language arts, […]

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As we close out the 2019-20 school year, I congratulate each of you for successfully navigating what easily was the most unusual time of my 30-plus years in education. Had you asked me after Winter Break how many school days we would miss this year, I might have guessed two or three snow days. Never would I have imagined we would have missed three months due to a disease few knew about.

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We are excited to share updated information about summer learning opportunities for Chesterfield County elementary school students. Participation in these opportunities is optional. Recovery of Learning summer registration for all current CCPS elementary students (pre-k through fifth grade) opens Monday, May 25. You can access all program information using this link or by selecting “Recovery […]

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Team Chesterfield Class of 2020 and families, Graduation is an annual rite of passage for high school seniors – an opportunity to celebrate 13 years’ worth of friendships, hard work and amazing academic accomplishments with family and staff members. For weeks, Chesterfield County Public Schools leaders held out hope that we would be able to […]

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Team Chesterfield families, Our school buildings may be closed and in-person teaching may have been stopped, but student learning opportunities continue. We appreciate our families’ patience as we adapt to this temporary new norm and continue to receive updated guidance from the state. The Virginia Department of Education has encouraged local school divisions to identify […]

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Team Chesterfield families,

As we receive new guidance daily from the state and federal levels, Chesterfield County Public Schools continues to adjust plans for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year. Please keep in mind that while school buildings are closed for in-person instruction, learning continues. Our role now is to continue to prepare students for success in the 2020-21 academic year to the best of our ability.

Today’s communication includes information about grading. We apologize in advance for the length of this message, but want to be as clear as possible about our work and expectations related to it.

This guidance has been provided by the Virginia Department of Education: “Whereas the VDOE recognizes that decisions on grades are a local decision, the VDOE does not recommend grading work completed during the closures since schools are closed.”

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Thank you to the families who joined us recently for a Winterpock community meeting regarding the potential relocation of the center-based gifted program currently located at the school.
As you know, Winterpock Elementary currently is the most overcrowded elementary school in Chesterfield County (137 percent capacity as of last week). Student enrollment grew by 125 students from February 2019 to February 2020 alone. Growth in the area is projected to continue at or above the current rate based on construction underway in the school attendance zone.

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