Floyer for Equity Forum to be held at CHS on 10/23 at 7pm.

Response to The New York Times/ProPublica Article

On October 16, 2018,  ProPublica and The New York Times published an article about educational disparities among white and black students in Charlottesville City Schools. To learn more about our response to the article and to further explore the issues raised by the article, see below. Links of Interest: Letters of responses to the article from … Continue reading Response to The New York Times/ProPublica Article

Buford Back-to-School Community Visits, Chromebook Distribution, and more!

The first day of school is almost here, and we can’t wait to welcome back our students! Open house is Monday, August 20, 2017 from 4-6pm School starts on Wednesday, August 22, 2018. Hours are 8:30am -3:15pm Buford School Supplies List 2018-19 Letter to parents from Principal Carter, August 6, 2018 Community Visits schedule–Come meet … Continue reading Buford Back-to-School Community Visits, Chromebook Distribution, and more!

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Home Instruction

Home Instruction/Homeschool Information Virginia’s “compulsory attendance” law requires the parents  and guardians of children age 5 (by September 30) through 18 to ensure their child’s regular daily attendance for the entire school day.  Home instruction or homeschooling is one alternative to school attendance and parents may home school when the requirements of § 22.1-254.1 of the Code have been satisfied.” Virginia Department … Continue reading Home Instruction

Annual Highlights

Annual Highlights This at-a-glance publication contains a snapshot of highlights from the previous school year.  For a more comprehensive overview of our schools, please see our Highlights and Handbook publication. Previous: 2017-18 Highlights (PDF)

Scholastic Records

Scholastic Records Charlottesville City Schools maintains a confidential educational record for each student who is enrolled in the school division. Schools collect, store and destroy official academic and school-related health information in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and Guidelines for the Management of the Student’s Scholastic Record in Virginia Public … Continue reading Scholastic Records


Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA) The PPRA allows parents and students who are 18 years old or emancipated minors (eligible students) certain rights regarding conducting surveys, the collection and use of information for marketing purposes, and certain physical exams by Charlottesville City Schools. To see Charlottesville City Schools’ policy about surveys, see Policy JOB. … Continue reading PPRA

Title I

Title I Program A federally funded program that helps local schools meet the needs of all students. Title I is a federally funded program that helps K–12 schools provide assistance to students who may need additional help in meeting success at school. Five Charlottesville City elementary schools use Title I funding to provide support to students in reading and … Continue reading Title I