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Chesterfield County Public Schools would shift to a pre-Labor Day start beginning with the 2021-22 school year, according to a draft calendar scheduled to be presented to the School Board during its May 12 work session. As allowed by changes to state law within the past year, Chesterfield County schools would open two weeks prior […]

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Advisory committees established by the Chesterfield County School Board are one way that community members connect with their local schools. 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 […]

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The Chesterfield County School Board will review staff proposals to close a $23.3 million funding gap that now exists in the Board’s approved Fiscal Year 2021 operating budget based on reductions in funding recently announced by state and local governments. The School Board will host a virtual work session on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. to […]

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Approximately 2,500 additional Chromebooks are being distributed to students in Grades 2-4 this week, allowing the school division to further expand an Anytime, Anywhere Learning laptop take-home program that already is believed to be one of the largest in the country. By next week, nearly 40,000 Chromebooks will be available to be used at home […]

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Chesterfield County Public Schools has transitioned its pre-kindergarten application process to an online format in response to the Governor’s order to close schools. While many of Team Chesterfield’s in-person pre- kindergarten application events were held as scheduled, those slated for March and April had to be canceled due to the closure. Parents and caregivers now […]

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Team Chesterfield families,
Our Food Services heroes distributed more than 67,000 meals to Chesterfield County students last week. Help us beat that total this week by sharing this updated information with those in the community.
Remember, students can now get dinner and snack, in addition to breakfast and lunch, at many meal distribution sites. Meal sites are open today, and every Monday and Friday as well.

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Chesterfield County Public Schools will launch Call CCPS in an effort to continue to support Chesterfield County students and families with their needs related to academics, technology, and social and emotional questions. The new call center will also help connect families with community resources they may need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Call CCPS will be […]

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Previously scheduled business meeting format changed due to COVID-19 The previously announced Chesterfield County School Board business meeting at 6 p.m. April 14 will not take place in the county government’s Public Meeting Room, located at 10001 Iron Bridge Road in Chesterfield, as originally scheduled. The April 14 School Board in-person business meeting has been […]

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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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