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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


Residents in the Ettrick Elementary School community and attendance zone are encouraged to vote today to help Chesterfield County Public Schools determine the façade for the replacement school that will open in Fall 2021.


Advisory committees established by the Chesterfield County School Board are one way community members can connect with the school division. Advisory committee members are appointed from each of the county’s five magisterial districts and include parents, teachers, staff members, students and other community members interested in helping Chesterfield County Public Schools achieve its vision of… Full Article


Innovative classroom settings and authentic, real-life lessons are being credited with helping keep Chesterfield County Public Schools students engaged in school and graduating within the expected four-year timeframe. Chesterfield County Public Schools’ on-time graduation rate increased 0.7 percentage points to 90.9 percent for the Class of 2018. Eight of the school division’s 10 comprehensive high… Full Article


Residents in the Crestwood Elementary School community and attendance zone are encouraged to vote today to help Chesterfield County Public Schools determine the façade for the replacement school that will open in Fall 2021.
Demolition of the existing school facility and construction of the replacement school, approved in the 2013 school bond referendum, will begin in Fall 2019.
Crestwood Elementary-area residents are invited to visit the school division’s website, mychesterfieldschools.com, to review a construction presentation that includes multiple options for front entrance design and brick color.


Experience the drums, horns, dance teams and precision moves of every high school marching band in Chesterfield County at the annual marching band exhibition, which will start at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 2 at Thomas Dale High School, 3626 W. Hundred Road. Admission is free. The event will open with Carver, Elizabeth Davis, Falling Creek and… Full Article


Falling Creek Middle regained full accreditation status and all other Chesterfield County schools maintained full accreditation status, making all Chesterfield County schools fully accredited by the Virginia Department of Education for the first time since the 2012-13 school year. These 61 schools are fully accredited for the 2018-19 school year: Elementary schools –Bellwood, Bensley, Beulah,… Full Article


Parents and teen drivers are invited to the Come Home Alive safe driving program. With the goal of reducing car crashes and saving lives, the program brings together parents, students, school officials, law enforcement representatives and community members. Stressing the influence that parents have on teen drivers, Come Home Alive complements the driver education course… Full Article