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  1. #1 Best School Districts in Richmond Area.

    Goochland County Public Schools

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    School District,

    GOOCHLAND, VA,

    17 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I've been enrolled in Goochland County Public Schools for my entire education. From my first day of Kindergarten to ending my first year of high school virtually I've been supported by wonderful....

    Read 17 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Total Schools: 5,

    Students: 2,619,

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  2. #2 Best School Districts in Richmond Area.

    Hanover County Public Schools

    School District,

    ASHLAND, VA,

    64 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Hanover County Public Schools is dedicated in excellent educational development of students, their greater achievements and successful future. It is focused to support students at home and school.....

    Read 64 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Total Schools: 25,

    Students: 17,541,

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  3. #3 Best School Districts in Richmond Area.

    Colonial Heights City Public Schools

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    COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA,

    35 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The teachers that work for Colonial Heights City Public Schools are amazing. Each and every one of them takes their time to genuinely help their students! I have made all A honor roll since second....

    Read 35 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Total Schools: 6,

    Students: 2,899,

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  4. #4 Best School Districts in Richmond Area.

    Powhatan County Public Schools

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    POWHATAN, VA,

    44 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says It wasn’t the best high school but it’s a pretty good place where you can find pretty good people and teachers willing to help you out in school. In my total time in Powhatan I’ve only had two....

    Read 44 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Total Schools: 6,

    Students: 4,346,

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  5. #5 Best School Districts in Richmond Area.

    Henrico County Public Schools

    School District,

    HENRICO, VA,

    191 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Henrico County Public Schools has been a great experience for me. I can appreciate the diversity and how well the community thrives to embrace it. I've learned many lessons during my experience in....

    Read 191 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Total Schools: 81,

    Students: 51,786,

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  6. #6 Best School Districts in Richmond Area.

    Chesterfield County Public Schools

    School District,

    CHESTERFIELD, VA,

    207 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I have been enrolled in Chesterfield County Public Schools my whole life. My parents were looking for the perfect place to raise their children and because of this, we ended up in Chesterfield,....

    Read 207 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Total Schools: 69,

    Students: 62,614,

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  7. #7 Best School Districts in Richmond Area.

    Prince George County Public Schools

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    PRINCE GEORGE, VA,

    73 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I've enjoyed being a student in the Prince George County, Virginia district. I have felt challenged in the International Baccalaureate, the Advanced Placement, and the Dual Enrollment programs. I...The only way that the school system can improve would be to offer more classes in personal finance and budgeting so that I will feel better prepared to live on my own after high school and college..

    Read 73 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Total Schools: 7,

    Students: 6,353,

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  8. #8 Best School Districts in Richmond Area.

    New Kent County Public Schools

    School District,

    NEW KENT, VA,

    29 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at New Kent High School has been an exciting adventure. On my first day, I was so scared that the upperclassmen would bully me or make fun of me, just like much other lower classmen....

    Read 29 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Total Schools: 4,

    Students: 3,354,

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  9. Dinwiddie County Public Schools

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    DINWIDDIE, VA,

    25 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Dinwiddie High School is a rather large school with approximately 1,400 students. Despite that large number, every student is a part of a southern, caring community. This school does not have many....

    Read 25 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Total Schools: 7,

    Students: 4,347,

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  10. Amelia County Public Schools

    School District,

    AMELIA, VA,

    11 Niche users give it an average review of 3.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I enjoy school. We have great teachers and counselors. They try their best to help prepare us for college..

    Read 11 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Total Schools: 3,

    Students: 1,729,

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  11. King William County Public Schools

    School District,

    KING WILLIAM, VA,

    23 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I had a great 4 years at King William High School. While King William county is rural, it is also diverse and has a small town community feel. Everyone knows each others name and cares for one....

    Read 23 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Total Schools: 4,

    Students: 2,188,

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  12. Sussex County Public Schools

    School District,

    STONY CREEK, VA,

    8 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says The faculty and staff there are really great, I enjoyed my time there. I loved all of my teachers, they tried their best to prepare me for college..

    Read 8 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Total Schools: 3,

    Students: 1,091,

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  13. Caroline County Public Schools

    School District,

    BOWLING GREEN, VA,

    30 Niche users give it an average review of 3.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says People in Caroline genuinely care about one another. There are teachers, administrators, and outside club leaders that do show that they care and love the students/people of Caroline. There are also....

    Read 30 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Total Schools: 5,

    Students: 4,253,

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  14. Hopewell City Public Schools

    School District,

    HOPEWELL, VA,

    35 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says The school system is very good. The teachers are very professional, and the administration for each school was always on top of different situations. The cafeteria staff was always respectful, and....

    Read 35 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C minus,

    Total Schools: 7,

    Students: 4,283,

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  15. Charles City County Public Schools

    School District,

    CHARLES CITY, VA,

    6 Niche users give it an average review of 3 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Really caring teacher and staff.The developmentally appropriate program designed for 3-5 year old children in a multi-aged grouping environment provides a healthy, happy setting where children learn through play. The daily activities will be planned to meet the individual and group needs of the participating secondary students and the young children..

    Read 6 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C minus,

    Total Schools: 2,

    Students: 620,

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  16. Richmond Public Schools

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    RICHMOND, VA,

    62 Niche users give it an average review of 3.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I feel that Richmond Public schools get a really bad representation due to long-lasting stereotypes and news stories but is absolutely great because of how the students get to interact with what they... during the pandemic. Over all, Richmond public schools isn't perfect like many school districts yet, they are putting forth there most effort..

    Read 62 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C minus,

    Total Schools: 54,

    Students: 25,211,

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  17. Petersburg City Public Schools

    School District,

    PETERSBURG, VA,

    26 Niche users give it an average review of 3.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says My years in Petersburg high school were great experiences. I was able to make it through high school with the help of my teachers. they've helped me after school hours and gave me tips on studying....

    Read 26 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: D minus,

    Total Schools: 7,

    Students: 4,209,

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