Monthly Archives: October 2013

GCPS in Top 3 in the Region with Most Recent Graduation Data

The most recently released set of graduation data found the Goochland County Public Schools ranked in the Top 3 in the region in both On-Time Graduation and drop-out rate. Similar to the student achievement data shared during the  September 24th school board workshop, the graduation data demonstrates some key areas of excellence in which Goochland [...]

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Transportation and Maintenance Center Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening

Leadership from both the county and schools, staff, community members, school board members and county supervisors gathered on the afternoon of September 25th to commemorate the grand opening of the recently purchased and renovated Transportation and Maintenance Center in Oilville, VA. Originally proposed by citizen, “Buzz” Coe, the concept of purchasing the facility was discussed [...]

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Goochland Schools Host University Discussion about Minority Achievement Gap

The Goochland County Public School division, in cooperation with the GCPS Minority Student Achievement Advisory Committee, is delighted to announce an event on October 21 in the JSRCC Goochland Campus Community room at 7pm.  Faculty and staff members from the school division will be invited to hear Dr. Tonya Moon from the University of Virginia’s Curry School of [...]

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GCPS Receives Year Round School Feasibility Study Grant Award

The Goochland County Public Schools have received $50,000 in grant funding to be used in planning for a pilot year-round-school initiative at Randolph Elementary School.  The division will begin immediately recruiting an extraordinary educator to study the feasibility of the pilot program and to make recommendations to the board regarding potential implementation. The intended program [...]

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