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Chesterfield County Public Schools, VA

Updated: September, 2014

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Chesterfield County Public Schools, VA

  • Located in the Richmond Metro area in Central Virginia and with more than 58,000 students, Chesterfield is among the 100 largest school districts in the nation and the fourth largest in Virginia. The district has 64 schools including 38 elementary schools (grades K-5), 14 middle schools (grades 6-8), 11 high schools (grades 9-12) that include 11 specialty centers, and 1 technical center. Chesterfield is the largest school system to have every school accredited by the Virginia Department of Education, and student pass rates on Virginia’s rigorous Standards of Learning tests routinely surpass state averages. 2012-2013 District Profile.
  • Dr. Marcus J. Newsome, Superintendent; Donna Dalton, Chief Academic Officer
  • Homepage: http://mychesterfieldschools.com/
  • District Profile


Mission and Vision

  • CCPS Mission Statement: Chesterfield County Public Schools, in partnership with students, families, and communities, emphasizes and supports high levels of achievement through a global education for all, with options and opportunities to meet the diverse needs and interests of individual students.
  • CCPS Vision Statement: Chesterfield County Public Schools will provide an engaging and relevant education that prepares every student to adapt and thrive in a rapidly changing world.

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