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Chesterfield County Public Schools, VA

Updated: December, 2016

December, 2016: EdLeader21 Member Profile of Chesterfield County Public Schools, VA

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Chesterfield County Public Schools, VA

  • Located in the Richmond Metro area in Central Virginia and with more than 59,000 students, Chesterfield is among the 100 largest school districts in the nation and the fourth largest in Virginia. The district has 63 schools including 38 elementary schools (grades K-5), 12 middle schools (grades 6-8), 11 high schools (grades 9-12) that include 13 specialty centers, and 12 technical centers. 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.
  • Dr. Marcus J. Newsome, Superintendent; Donna Dalton, Chief Academic Officer
  • Homepage: http://mychesterfieldschools.com/
  • District Profile
  • Chesterfield County Public Schools 2015-16 (updated January 2016)
  • Annual Report 2014-2015


Mission and Vision

New Mission and Vision:

  • 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.
  • 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.

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