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Charlottesville High School on-time 2019 graduation rate hits all-time high of 95.7 percent

Charlottesville High School’s on-time graduation rate rose again to 95.7 percent, continuing a rising trend that exceeds the state rate, yields one of the highest rates among Virginia cities, and sets a new school standard. “We are so proud of our students and staff,” notes Superintendent Dr. Rosa Atkins. “This is no small accomplishment. It … Continue reading Charlottesville High School on-time 2019 graduation rate hits all-time high of 95.7 percent

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Charlottesville Schools Ranked #7 in Virginia

The 2021 Niche.com K-12 rankings are out, and Charlottesville City Schools earned an A , placing #7 overall among Virginia school districts. Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents. Additional recognition for CCS from a variety of Niche categories include: #2 of 132 – … Continue reading Charlottesville Schools Ranked #7 in Virginia

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Fine Arts Upcoming Events

At Charlottesville City Schools, we value the fine arts.  We invite you to come see our students’ talents this winter, whether in band, choir, dance, theater, orchestra, the visual arts or more (see calendar below). Upcoming Events January 10, Buford Middle School student art exhibit at City Hall January 18,  Walker Stage Left Theatre presents: The Trial … Continue reading Fine Arts Upcoming Events

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Back-to-School Nights

After a great start to the school year, attend a Back-to-School Night to check in with teachers and get a better sense of what’s coming up! Burnley-Moran: Tuesday, September 17, 5:30-7pm (includes picnic) Clark: Tuesday, September 17, 5:30-7pm Greenbrier: Tuesday, September 17, 6-7:30pm Jackson-Via: Tuesday, September 17, 6-7:30pm Johnson: Tuesday, September 17, 6-7:30pm Venable:  Thursday, September 19, 5:30-7:30pm (Welcome … Continue reading Back-to-School Nights

Budget Development Process underway for FY2021-22

It’s time to develop the 2021-22 budget for Charlottesville City Schools! We’d like to hear from you. FY2021-22 Budget Development Calendar FY2021-22 Budget Development Presentation for PTOs  Upcoming opportunities for the community to learn more and share your thoughts are: Thursday, January 7 at 5 pm, School Board Meeting via Zoom Monday, January 11 at 5:30 … Continue reading Budget Development Process underway for FY2021-22

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TheatreCHS to present “The Music Man” with 100+ cast and crew

The Charlottesville High School Theater Department will present the Broadway musical hit “The Music Man” on Thursday, March 26 through Sunday, March 29 at CHS in the Martin Luther King Performing Arts Center. A golden age musical from 1958 and recipient of the Tony Award for Best Musical that year, “The Music Man” is about … Continue reading TheatreCHS to present “The Music Man” with 100+ cast and crew

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Update about Virginia’s K-12 History Standards

History Standards Update, January 2023: On February 1 and 2, the Virginia Board of Education (BOE) plans to consider the state’s K-12 history standards. With two sets of standards up for consideration, the Charlottesville School Board strongly urges the adoption of those standards created by professional historians (the Virginia Social Studies Leaders Consortium, or the … Continue reading Update about Virginia’s K-12 History Standards