Patrick Henry School reopening 2nd grade enrollment

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) – Patrick Henry School of Science and Arts will be reopening second grade enrollment for approximately 10 new additional spots, according to a release from Richmond Public Schools.

Interested families can visit the PHSSA website at to download an application.  Families will need to complete the application and mail it or drop it off at the school on designated days over the next two weeks.

Applications must be postmarked by June 7 to be considered for enrollment.  No preference will be given to families who get their applications in early.  If applications exceed space, which is an estimated 10 spaces, a lottery will be performed.  Families will be notified of enrollment by June 14.

Patrick Henry School is the first elementary charter school in Virginia. The school's charter was approved in October 2008.   The school will welcome children in kindergarten through fifth grade from all over the city of Richmond in August 2010.

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