Back to School: The ‘first day’ has become a full season in Central Va.

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Published: Jul. 14, 2023 at 9:21 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 1, 2023 at 1:45 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Students throughout Central Virginia have a variety of first days of school. Two year-round schools in Chesterfield County had their first day in mid-July; students in places like Petersburg return the day after Labor Day.

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Below is a full list of when local public school divisions are starting the 2023-24 school year:

July 17

  • Chesterfield County’s two year-round schools (Bellwood and Falling Creek elementary schools). Read more >

July 24

  • Hopewell City Public Schools (year-round)
  • Cardinal Elementary and Fairfield Court Elementary schools (part of a Richmond Public Schools pilot program). Read more >

August 7

  • Prince Edward

August 8

  • Brunswick

August 9

  • Orange County
  • Cumberland County
  • Louisa County

August 10

  • Buckingham County

August 14

  • Caroline County
  • Amelia County
  • Richmond County
  • Essex County
  • Northumberland County
  • Goochland County

August 15

  • Lunenburg

August 16

  • King and Queen County

August 21

  • Chesterfield County (Staggered start)
  • Dinwiddie (Staggered start)
  • King William
  • Lancaster
  • Middlesex
  • Powhatan
  • Nottoway
  • Henrico
  • Richmond City
  • Prince George
  • Colonial Heights
  • Hanover (Staggered start)

August 28

  • Sussex

September 5

  • New Kent
  • Petersburg
  • Charles City
  • Greensville

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