Thank you to the more than 300 people who submitted applications to be part of a strategic plan work group. The application window is now closed. Successful applicants will be notified in early February.

WHAT IS THE STRATEGIC PLAN? The new plan for the years 2018 through 2025 will build on the current 2015-18 strategic plan which includes the school division’s cornerstones of Student Safety, Academic Progress, Closing Gaps and Relationships. 
To view the current 2015-18 strategic plan, click here.

The new plan will provide a broad framework for the direction and priorities of Henrico County Public Schools, including:

  • Vision Statement
  • Mission Statement
  • Defined Cornerstones
  • Goals Aligned with Cornerstones
  • Prioritized Strategies Aligned with Goals
  • Desired Outcomes; How to Measure Each Goal

Strategic Plan timeline of events

  • Work Groups (February/March) – Interested community members, students, and staff were invited to sign up for a work group earlier this fall.  Work groups will be meeting in March to draft components of the plan specific to an assigned goal area.  More than 350 volunteers will be serving on work groups. 
  • Steering Committee meeting (April) – A Steering Committee will review the information from the work groups and continue drafting the plan.
  • Strategic Plan update to School Board (May) – Henrico Schools’ staff will present an update on the progress of the draft plan to the School Board. This meeting will be open to the public.
  • Online public comment and public hearing (May) – The draft plan will be posted to this website to gather public input and feedback. Also, a public hearing will be held in conjunction with a regularly scheduled School Board meeting.
  • Approval of 2018-2025 Strategic Plan (June) – Following the public input and feedback period, Henrico Schools’ staff will recommend for the School Board to approve the plan.  

If you have questions or would like more information, please call the HCPS Department of Research and Planning at 804-652-3621. You may also send an email to