Colonial Heights Public Schools

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

News & Announcements

Orientations and Open House!

Kindergarten Orientation
Friday, September 1st at 10:00 a.m. at each Elementary School

6th Grade Orientation
Thursday, August 31st at 1:00 p.m. at Colonial Heights Middle School

9th Grade Orientation
Thursday, August 31st at 10:00 a.m. at Colonial Heights High School

Open House
Thursday, August 31st from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at ALL SCHOOLS

Incoming kindergarten students and their parents can meet teachers and get acquainted with the program and the school.  This orientation will include all students who will be five years old on or before September 30, 2017. 

All rising 6th and 9th graders and their parents are encouraged to attend orientation.  Students will receive their class schedules and will have the opportunity to meet their teachers.

Students who are not in a grade involved in an orientation activity are invited to attend their school’s MEET THE TEACHER event on August 31st between the hours of 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.  Students will be able to meet their classroom teacher(s), pick up class schedules (Middle and High School), and drop off school supplies in classrooms.  Students at all levels should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


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

Central Registration Summer Hours

CRO Summer Hours 2017Do you need to register your child for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year?  The Central Registration Office, located in the Technical Center at 3451 Conduit Rd, has announced summer hours of operation. The Office is open 7:30am-3:00pm Mon-Thur with extended hours in August. Kindergarten registration is happening right now and Grades 1-12 registration will begin on July 5. 

Class of 2017 Commencement Exercises

Division Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Julie Hughes who has been named
Division Teacher of the Year!

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.

All Colonial Heights Schools Meet Full SOL Accreditation for 15th Year In a Row!

All schools in Colonial Heights have met the SOL accreditation standards of the Virginia Department of Education for the 15th year in a row. 

Last year, only 37 of the Commonwealth’s 132 school divisions had all schools accredited.  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!


Welcome to Colonial Heights

Watch Our Video

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 Colonial Facts: Part I

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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