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CHS receives Blue Star School Award for financial literacy among students

For the fifth time, CHS students have earned the W!SE Financial Literacy Blue Star School Award by demonstrating financial literacy on a national, standardized Financial Literacy Certification Test. Additionally, three CHS teachers were recognized by W!se as Gold Star Teachers for achieving a 93% pass rate or higher in 2018-19–Hank Sohn, Yumeca Webb-Jordan, and former … Continue reading CHS receives Blue Star School Award for financial literacy among students

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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

Highlights and News | April 2017

April 13, 2017 Dear families— Welcome to the fourth quarter! It’s spring concert season, and soon it will be graduation, with honors and awards for our talented students. Our staff and school division have won awards, too.  Our adult education director, Susan Erno, was recently honored as the runner-up for national adult education administrator of … Continue reading Highlights and News | April 2017

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Atkins Named One of Two Finalists for National Superintendent Award

Dr. Rosa S. Atkins, superintendent of Charlottesville City Schools, has been named one of two finalists for the AASA Women in School Leadership Award for Superintendents. Each year, the AASA, or School Superintendents Association, joins with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to offer awards recognizing the country’s outstanding female teacher (or school-based employee), principal, … Continue reading Atkins Named One of Two Finalists for National Superintendent Award

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CHS Investment Group Places 4th in Global Competition Sponsored by Wharton School

The Charlottesville High School Student Investment Group placed 4th on April 30 in an international competition sponsored by the Wharton Business School and Aberdeen Asset Management. In the finals, held in Philadelphia at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, CHS competed against 14 other teams from areas as far away as California and China. … Continue reading CHS Investment Group Places 4th in Global Competition Sponsored by Wharton School

Charlottesville Schools Fully Accredited for 2017-18

The Virginia Department of Education has published its 2017-18 accreditation ratings on its website, and 100 percent of Charlottesville City Schools met the state’s accreditation standards, compared with 86 percent of schools statewide. Out of 132 divisions in Virginia, Charlottesville is one of just 65 divisions that presently have all their schools fully accredited. Accreditation is … Continue reading Charlottesville Schools Fully Accredited for 2017-18