Colonial Heights Public Schools

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

News & Announcements

Additional Vacation Day approved by the School Board

The Colonial Heights School Board has approved an additional vacation day to be added to the current school year calendar for Friday, May 27, 2016 for students and staff.

CHMS Student-led Instrument Drive

CHMS Student-led Instrument DriveMiddle school students use social media to crowd-source an instrument drive supporting a popular band program. Instrument donations may be delivered to the middle school now through summer.
Click to watch a special report from WTVR-6 that showcases the efforts of our students.

Early Childhood Development Program

Colonial Heights Public Schools is pleased to offer a prekindergarten program for 4-year-old children.  The goal of the program is to provide a healthy learning environment for children whose social or economic conditions may place them at risk for poor school performance.  Selection of students will be based on family need according to program guidelines for the Virginia Preschool Initiative.  Enrollment priority will be given to children with the greatest number of factors impacting their environment. Click to read more...

2015 Volleyball State Champions!

2015 Boys Volleyball State Champions
They did it!!!! The CHHS Boys Volleyball Team defeated Midlothian three games to one in the 4A State Championship today to become the 2015 State Champions. We are so very proud of our students and coach. 

My School Bucks - Changes

Beginning on November 1, 2015, the fee applied during checkout on will decrease from $2.50 to $1.95 and applied only to a single deposit and not per child. 
These changes bring fees in line with surrounding school systems and help to alleviate costs for Parents.  All fees are displayed at the time of payment prior to completing a transaction.
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.

Free and Reduced Application Now Online

Parents wishing to apply for free and reduced meal benefit now 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.
Click this link to begin your application.

Colonial Heights Public Schools Meet Full SOL Accreditation for 14th Year In a Row!

All schools in Colonial Heights have met the SOL accreditation standards of the Virginia Department of Education for the fourteenth year in a row.  Of the one hundred thirty-two divisions in Virginia, only twenty-two 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!

Click to Read The Colonial Voice Article on 'Colonial Heights Schools Fully Accredited'

Click to Read the WTVR-6 Article on SOL Results

Click to Read the CHPS Memo Sent To Faculty and Staff

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

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Attendance News

Did your child have PERFECT attendance last month?  No absences, late arrivals, or early departures?  If so, his/her name will be entered in a drawing to win a prize from a local business!  One student from each school will be a lucky winner each month.  This month’s prize was donated by:

Chipotle in Colonial Heights

Thank you to our local businesses for supporting our schools and helping to recognize the excellent attendance of our students!

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Central Registration Office
Mon - Fri, 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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