Colonial Heights Public Schools

512 Boulevard, Colonial Heights, VA 23834   |  Phone: 804-524-3400
City of Colonial Heights, Virginia

News & Announcements

Annual Student "Meet and Greet" Tour

Dr. Joseph Cox is pictured here greeting and giving a "Colonial" pencil to students at North Elementary. This is part of his annual Student "Meet and Greet" tour. His goal is to meet each student at every school in Colonial Heights. Click images for slideshow.
Dr Cox meets a student at North Elementary
Dr Cox meets a student at North Elementary
Dr Cox meets students at North Elementary with Principal Ridley
Dr Cox meets a student at North Elementary
Dr Cox meets a student at North Elementary
Dr Cox meets a student at North Elementary
Dr Cox meets a student at North Elementary

All Colonial Heights Schools Meet Full SOL Accreditation for 16th Year In a Row!

All schools in Colonial Heights have met the SOL accreditation standards of the Virginia Department of Education for the 16th year in a row. 

Only 65 of the Commonwealth’s 132 school divisions had all schools accredited for the 2017-2018 school year.  This places Colonial Heights Public Schools in an elite group.  This success can be attributed directly to the efforts of our teachers in the classrooms, the diligence of our students, our parent partners, and school administration providing quality leadership and support for their staff members and students.

Thank you to all of our Faculty and Staff!  Congratulations to our students!


Special Education Advisory Committee

Special Education Advisory Committee Flyer ThumbnailThe Colonial Heights Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) meets four times a year to discuss issues of concern to students who receive special education services in our schools. Whether a student has a complex disability, or is just getting a little extra help, we want to make sure our schools are meeting their needs.

Free and Reduced Lunch and Breakfast Applications

Parents wishing to apply for free and reduced meal benefit have the option to fill out our online application at Remember that a new application must be filled out for the household each year. The online application is fast, easy, and secure.
Electronic applications for the 2017-2018 school year are now available.
Alternatively, click for the paper application and letter to households.

My School Bucks

If you are not using MySchoolBucks, please consider this option for quick and secure updating of available funds for lunch and breakfast for your child. Additionally, you will receive access to transaction history, meal purchase history, and can receive low balance alerts. The process is very easy and you can use your Visa, MasterCard, or Discover Card to supply funds to your child's account. Visit to create an account.

2017-2018 Lunch and Breakfast Pricing

The following prices are in effect for lunch and breakfast services at all schools in the 2017-2018 school year.
Standard Pricing
Lunch $2.65
Breakfast $1.55

Reduced Pricing for Qualified Students
Lunch $.40
Breakfast $.30

Division Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Julie Hughes who has been named
Division Teacher of the Year!
PIcture of Julie Hughes - Teacher of the Year.  Includes: Mike Yates, Angie Woody, and Patrick Neuman.

Section 508 Compliance

Colonial Heights Public Schools believes it is essential that our websites are accessible by all people.  The Division will modify its current websites in a manner consistent with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended in 1998 (29 U.S.C. § 794 (d)) to make our web content more accessible to people with disabilities.

Welcome to Colonial Heights

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Superintendent's Message

As Superintendent I look forward to following Colonial Heights students in their career as Colonial Heights "Colonials!" I hope that you and your families will be active participants in our many programs, working hard academically and giving your best in all that you do!


Dr. Joseph O. Cox, Superintendent

The 2017 Colonial Pride Fact Sheets

Attendance News

A new school year is a fresh start!  Regular school attendance is a habit, and it starts in elementary school.  Being present every day at school helps students not only to achieve academically but also to develop good attendance habits that will serve them well in school and eventually the workplace.  Here are some tips to help improve a student’s attendance:
  • Parents should emphasize the importance of school at home.  If a parent believes that school is important, the child will too.
  • Reward good attendance with praise or a treat – let the student know that exemplary attendance is noticed and appreciated.
  • Try to schedule any appointments after school hours or when school is not in session.
  • Avoid planning family vacations that conflict with regular school days.
You are welcome to check out for additional ideas and information.  Enjoy your summer!

Register Your Children

Central Registration Office
Summer 2017 Hours
Mon - Thu, 7:30 am - 3:00pm

For more information contact: 
Central Registration Office Secretary
3451 Conduit Road
ph: 804-526-0321
fax: 804-524-2554

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