Richmond Public Schools

We proudly serve 22,000 amazing students in Richmond, Virginia. Resilience. Pride. Success. #WeAreRPS

Operating as usual


On Friday, February 16, VCU Dental Care will offer free dental services to uninsured children, ages 0-14. Appointments are required! Please email your child's name, date of birth, phone number and home address to [email protected].


RPS is hosting a Teacher Hiring Event and Licensure Fair on Sat. Feb. 10th!
Register to attend today!


πŸ”ŠThe deadline to submit open enrollment applications and applications to the Governor's STEM Academy for CTE at RTC for the 2024-25 school year is February 1 at 4:30 pm.

🚨 We unfortunately cannot accept late applications for any reason. Please plan accordingly.
πŸ’» As long as your application is submitted before the deadline, the timing of your submission will have no impact on the outcome.
⭐ If you have additional questions, please email us at [email protected].


πŸ”Š The Early College Academy is currently accepting applications for the 2024-25 school year!
πŸŽ“ Students accepted to the Academy have the opportunity to earn an associate degree while completing the requirements for their high school diploma. Current 10th graders with a GPA of 3.3 or higher are encouraged to apply.
🚨 The deadline to apply is February 5 at 11:59 pm.

πŸ’» Join us for a virtual information session:
Wednesday, January 24 at 6 pm
Wednesday, January 31 at 6 pm

Photos from Richmond Public Schools's post 01/19/2024

Happening today from 12:30-2:30! πŸŒΎπŸ… All RPS families are invited to join us at Oak Grove-Bellemeade ES for our Farm-to-Table Monthly Market.

πŸ₯•πŸ Stop by to pick up FREE farm-fresh produce for your family to enjoy! πŸŒ½πŸ‡ See you there! 🚜✨


πŸ”Š 2-hour delay tomorrow, January 17. Stay safe, RPS!


πŸ”Š 2-hour delay tomorrow, January 16. Stay safe, RPS!


πŸ”Š Due to the forecast for inclement weather, all RPS schools will be dismissed two hours early today, January 9. We appreciate your flexibility as we work to keep students safe.


⭐ The RPS School Board will hold an in-person meeting this evening at 6:00 pm at River City MS.
🎀 Public comments for the School Board will be accepted in-person.
πŸ“ Written comments must be submitted via email to [email protected] by 1:00 pm, today. All written comments will be publicly posted to BoardDocs.
πŸŽ₯ The meeting will be livestreamed at


The RPS School Board will hold an in-person meeting Monday, January 8 at 6:00 pm at River City MS.

The meeting will be live-streamed at Spanish interpretation will be provided in-person and via Zoom at

Written comments must be submitted via email to [email protected] by 1:00 pm, Monday, January 8. Written comments will not be read during the meeting but will be posted to BoardDocs.


πŸ”Š The RPS School Board is officially launching the process to select a replacement for the Ninth District who will serve until the regularly scheduled election next year.

If you have any questions, please contact School Board Clerk Patrece Richardson at [email protected] or call (804) 780-7716.


❄️ β›„ To ensure all RPS families have the support they need during Winter Break, we've put together a resource guide that includes local food distributions, mental health supports, community resources, and more! Please be sure to bookmark the page and share.

Photos from Richmond Public Schools's post 12/18/2023

Congratulations on a stellar season Armstrong High School🏈! We're incredibly proud of you!
πŸ“Έ: Corey Allen, C&F Photoz


πŸ₯³ Congratulations to Ms. Sharon Russell, art teacher at Albert Hill Middle School! Ms. Russell recently received the Middle Division Art Educator Award from the Central Region of the Virginia Art Education Association. 🎨 This annual award honors art teachers who display exceptional service to art education. Congratulations on this incredible achievement, Ms. Russell! πŸŽ‰

Photos from Richmond Public Schools's post 12/11/2023

.Girls For A Change recently launched several exciting new initiatives to make career pathways more accessible for young women of color. Registration is free for RPS students, and transportation is available.

How Richmond Public Schools cut chronic absenteeism 12/06/2023


How Richmond Public Schools cut chronic absenteeism Across Virginia public schools, the chronic absenteeism rate – or the percentage of students who miss more than 10% of the school year – has nearly doubled since before the COVID-19 pandemic.

What makes Community High School unique? 12/06/2023

πŸ’» The window to apply to our specialty schools has closed, but that doesn't mean you can't start thinking about next year. 🏫 We recently stopped by RCHS Pharaohs to see what makes their school so unique. Check it out! πŸŽ₯

What makes Community High School unique? Richmond Community High School is a specialty high school, which means that students from all across the division can apply. We asked the school community at...


The University of Richmond is offering $5 discounted tickets for RPS teachers, staff, students, and their families to attend the following Richmond Spiders Men's Basketball home games. Tickets can be purchased at 🎟️

πŸ€ Thursday, December 21 at 7 pm vs. Buffalo
πŸ€ Saturday, December 30 at 4 pm vs. Lafayette
πŸ€ Saturday, January 6 at 4 pm vs. St. Bonaventure

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"Safe and supported..." – we hear you, Karla. Share your #Dreams4RPS at our virtual town hall tonight at 6 pm or at any ...
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Meet RPS Regional Engagement Coordinator Chasity Rodriguez! 🌟 Join us as she shares her dream for RPS students. πŸ“šβœ¨ #Drea...
"Inclusivityβ€”where all students feel seen, heard, and loved." -Nicole Jones, RPS School Board, 9th District🌟 Come share ...
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Mrs. Madden, one of our many outstanding volunteers. We appreciate her and all the volunteers as they partner with us in...
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