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.
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Patrick Henry School of Science and Arts (PHSSA), Virginia’s first charter elementary school, is beginning its eighth year of operation. PHSSA is a Richmond Public School serving approximately 330 Richmond students. Our mission is to cultivate students’ maximum growth and develop stewardship through a premier environmental and arts education.
Prospective Family Open House
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Meet and Greet 5:30 - 6:30pm
Q&A 6:30 - 7pm
What’s cooking at PHSSA
PHSSA families can now utilize MyPaymentsPlus to pay for school meals. Click here for more information.
Why PHSSA students love their school
What’s happening at PHSSA
PHSSA Events Calendar | 2017-2018 School Year Calendar
Office hours are 7:45 am - 4:00 pm
Early dismissal 11am
K-1 Back to School Night 5:30 - 7pm
Lego League meeting in Lightbulb Lab 5pm
Board of Directors meeting 6pm
Grades 2-5 Back to School Night 5:30 - 7pm
Friday morning meeting 8:30am
*presentation by Ms. Swift's class
Annual PHSSA State of the School Address 6pm
in the auditorium
Early dismissal 11am
Annual PHSSA State of the School Address
The annual PHSSA State of the School Address will be held on August 29 at 6 pm in the auditorium. Please come and hear about the work of our leadership groups to maximize our amazing momentum and to continue fostering PHSSA's growth
-Learn what the board of directors is and what they do.
-Have you heard of SPMT? Come find out what it is and what they do.
-Did you miss the PTA meeting or want to learn more about how we are all working together?
-Find out what goals Dr. Atkinson and our teachers and staff have planned for this year.
Come and get a clear picture of the behind the scenes work and find out how your family can be involved.