The 2020-2021 PHSSA online application will open on November 15, 2019 at 9:00 AM and close on December 15, 2019 at 4:00 PM. The lottery will be held on January 24, 2020 at 1:00 PM at PHSSA.
The online waitlist application will be released on April 6, 2020.
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Patrick Henry School of Science and Arts (PHSSA), Virginia’s first charter elementary school, is beginning its tenth year of operation. PHSSA is a Richmond Public School serving approximately 350 Richmond students. Our mission is to cultivate students’ maximum growth and develop stewardship through a premier environmental and arts education.
What’s cooking at PHSSA
PHSSA families can now utilize MyPaymentsPlus to pay for school meals. Click here for more information.
What’s happening at PHSSA
PHSSA Events Calendar | 2019-2020 School Year Calendar
Office hours are 7:45 am - 4:00 pm
OZ Audition (Grades 3-5)
W 12/4 - 6pm
Grades K, 4 & 5 Musical Showcase
T 12/10 - 6pm
PHSSA Application Closes
Su 12/15 4pm
No School-Teacher Work Day
Return to School
PHSSA is participating in the inclusive city wide reading event One Richmond One Book!
For the second year, PHSSA was selected as one of Richmond Times Dispatch's Top Work Places!