Specific Highlights Include Black Students and Students with Disabilities Charlottesville High School’s 2020 on-time graduation rate remained high at 94.5 percent overall, surpassing the state’s rate of 92.3. This comes after a school-high graduation rate of 95.7 in 2019. Charlottesville has one of the state’s highest graduation rates among cities. “We couldn’t be more proud,” … Continue reading Charlottesville High School graduation rate again exceeds state at 94.5 percent
Upcoming spring fine arts performances include: 4/24 CHS Chorus Spring Concert, 7pm 4/29 Johnson Spring Concert, 6pm 4/30 Walker Orchestra Spring Concert, 7pm 5/1 Buford Orchestra Spring Concert, 7:30pm 5/6 CHS Band Spring Concert, 7pm 5/8 Walker/Buford Chorus Spring Concert, 7pm 5/9 Buford Band Spring Concert, 7pm 5/16 Burnley-Moran Spring Concert, 6pm 5/20 Venable … Continue reading Spring fine arts performances and exhibits …and reasons to celebrate!
Thanks to everyone who worked hard to make the 2021 graduation such a special day. We are pleased to offer you the following videos and photos: Video (editing courtesy of David Dillehunt of the City of Charlottesville) Gallery 1: by official photographer Erin Edgerton Gallery 2: courtesy of our own amazing photography teacher, Rachel Wilson! … Continue reading CHS Graduation 2021: Videos and Photos
Buford staff will provide socially-distanced school tours for those that are new to Buford Middle School and plan on returning to in-person learning after spring break. These tours will be available on Friday, April 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sign up for a 10-minute tour here.
Charlottesville City Schools Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) will meet on February 24, 2021 from 5-6:30 p.m. via Zoom. The meeting topic will be Understanding Executive Functioning and Strategies for Supporting Virtual Instruction at Home with a presentation by Diane Talarico-Cavanaugh. There will also be a presentation from the Parent Education Advocacy and Training Center (PEATC). Whether … Continue reading Special Education Advisory Committee to meet 2/24
A Message from the Superintendent Dear Staff and Families: As we look ahead to Thanksgiving, I want to wish you a happy holiday and restful break. I am truly grateful for our students, staff, and community members who have helped us find success in online learning. Amid the challenges, we have much to celebrate and are … Continue reading 2020 November News and Highlights
Please read this letter to find important information about upcoming student assessments. Families, it contains a link to a form for you to complete. Thank you! March 1, 2021 — Updated March 2 Dear Buford Families: Springtime is always a busy time of any school year — even during a pandemic. Among many things, spring … Continue reading Important News about Spring Assessments
Charlottesville High School’s already-high four-year graduation rate hit an all-time high of 96.4%, surpassing the state rate of 93%. Similarly, the school’s 2021 drop-out rate of 2.2% was well below the state’s (4.3%). For three years, Charlottesville has maintained rates that are among the highest in the state, especially among cities. “We are so proud … Continue reading Charlottesville High School Graduation Rate Hits All-Time High of 96.4% in 2021
A Message from the Superintendent Dear staff and families — Spring is here, and what a difference a year makes! Last year at this time, we were in the first stages of the COVID-shutdown. Now we are celebrating expanding access to the vaccine and the hope of restoring some of the routines and pleasures we … Continue reading April 2021 News & Highlights
Superintendent Committee on School Safety/Security Resources In the fall of 2020, then-superintendent Dr. Rosa Atkins appointed a number of superintendent committees to provide recommendations in three areas (COVID-19, school names, and school safety). The committee for school safety/security resources was prompted in part by the schools and the Charlottesville Police Department jointly ending our 2016 … Continue reading School Safety Plan Archive