Patrick Henry School of Science and Arts (PHSSA) is a kindergarten through fifth grade (K-5) school based on meaningful parent, educator, and community involvement. The school provides the children of our diverse community with an academically rigorous science- and arts-based curriculum that emphasizes environmental awareness and social responsibility.
PHSSA ENROLLMENT LOTTERY WILL BE HELD FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2016 AT 4:00 PM
Welcome and thank you for visiting our website!
Patrick Henry School of Science and Arts is in its sixth year of operation. We are Virginia’s first charter elementary school. We currently serve 330 Richmond students from kindergarten through 5th grade. Our mission is to cultivate students’ maximum growth and develop stewardship through a premier environmental and arts education.
The 2016-2017 online application is available here. The application period closes Monday 2/15 at 4 pm.
Prospective Family Open House will be held Wednesday 2/3 at 6:00 pm.
Each family must have 18 hours of volunteer time completed by February 15th in order to receive a re-enrollment packet. There will not be an extension because of snow days. Visit the volunteer page for information about current volunteer opportunities at the school. Please email email@example.com with questions.
2nd Grade is on a kindness mission; click here to find out more and how you can help them spread kindness all over the world!
PHSSA will be participating the Monument Avenue 10k Community Spirit Contest being held Saturday April 9th. We will be rallying students, parents, teachers, administration, and all other supporters of PHSSA to meet at our designated spirit location (TBD) and cheer on the racers!
Let's win a NEW playground! Enter from every email address you have every day! Anyone can enter on behalf of PHSSA, so spread the word! Click here to enter!
What’s happening at PHSSA
2015 - 2016 PHSSA Events Calendar
Office hours are 7:45 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 2/15 Presidents' Day | NO SCHOOL
2 Board of Directors Meeting @ 6:00 pm
3 Prospective Family Open House @ 6:00 pm
5 Parent/Teacher Conferences | NO SCHOOL
9 PTA Meeting @ 6:00 pm
15 Presidents' Day | NO SCHOOL
22 Board of Directors Meeting @ 6:00 pm
5 PHSSA Family Skate Night 4:30 - 7:00 pm
Skateland of Richmond, 5512 Hull St, RVA 23224
8 PTA Meeting @ 6:00 om
12 Garden + Grounds Workday 8:00 - 11:00 am
13 Daylight Savings Time Starts | Spring Forward
28 Board of Directors Meeting @ 6:00 pm
Spring Intersession - 3/21-25
Spring Break - 3/2-4/1
PHSSA students can attend Spring Break Camp at Hickory Hill 3/21 - 4/1 (no camp on 3/25); click here for more information.
Why PHSSA students love their school