School Projects

$272.6 million proposed for Schools

Henrico County Public Schools would receive $272.6 million, or about 65 percent of the total.

RENOVATIONS

A major portion would support the renovation of school facilities. Forty-one of Henrico’s 72 schools — or 57 percent — are at least 50 years old.

  • Adams Elementary School 
      Built in 1966; Estimated Cost: $19 million
  • Chamberlayne Elementary School 
      Built in 1961; Estimated Cost: $14 million
  • Crestview Elementary School 
      Built in 1955; Estimated Cost: $12 million
  • Pemberton Elementary School 
      Built in 1955; Estimated Cost: $14.1 million
  • Seven Pines Elementary School 
      Built in 1959; Estimated Cost: $12.8 million
  • Skipwith Elementary School 
      Built in 1957; Estimated Cost: $13 million
  • Tuckahoe Middle School 
      Built in 1958; Estimated Cost: $28.2 million
  • J.R. Tucker High School
      Built in 1963; Estimated Cost: $55 million

JR Tucker HS
NEW/EXPANDED

Several new or expanded facilities would accommodate general enrollment growth as well as demand for seats in HCPS’ technical education centers, also known as advanced career education (ACE) centers. About 1,900 students apply for 950 seats available each year at the two existing ACE centers.

  • East Area Technical Center, a $42 million facility that would be built in the Varina District at a site to be determined
  • Glen Allen High School Technical Center, a $37 million facility that was envisioned but not constructed when the school opened in 2010
  • Glen Allen Elementary School addition of eight classrooms, $5.5 million
  • Brookland Area Elementary School, which would be built at a site to be determined, $20 million

Referendum Question

Shall Henrico County, Virginia, be authorized to contract a debt and issue its general obligation bonds in the maximum aggregate principal amount of $272,600,000 pursuant to the Public Finance Act of 1991 to finance school projects and the Henrico County School Board’s capital improvement program, including capital improvements to schools, furnishing and equipping of schools, acquisition of future school sites, and such other construction, renovations and improvements as may be required by the actual educational needs in Henrico County?