Henrico County Public Schools


The Henrico County Public Schools district in Virginia encompasses 68 schools, including 46 elementary schools, 12 middle schools, 9 high schools, and 1 alternative school. The district serves a diverse student population and exhibits a wide range of academic performance across its schools.

Several schools stand out as exceptional performers, with Rivers Edge Elementary, Shady Grove Elementary, and Nuckols Farm Elementary consistently ranking among the top elementary schools in Virginia. At the middle school level, Short Pump Middle and Pocahontas Middle are high-achieving institutions. The district's highest-ranked high school is Deep Run High, which places in the top 10% of Virginia high schools.

However, the data also reveals significant disparities in academic performance across the Henrico County Public Schools district. Schools with high poverty levels, such as Brookland Middle and Fairfield Middle, tend to struggle the most academically, highlighting the need for targeted interventions and additional resources to support students in high-need communities. Overall, the district's landscape is complex, with pockets of excellence alongside persistent challenges that require a multifaceted approach to address the achievement gaps.

District Detail

 3820 Nine Mile Rd.
Richmond, VA 23223-0420

 (804) 652-3717

SchoolDigger Rank:
77th of 131 Virginia districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 50,389

Primary Schools: 46
Middle Schools: 12
High Schools: 10
Alternative Schools: 1

SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Virginia Department of Education.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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