Great Schools in Our Backyard
The decision to move to a new neighborhood or town can be highly dependent on the quality of schools in that area. Parents want to make the right decision and place their kids in the best possible schools.
Luckily, the Collington community is zoned for three excellent public schools: Spring Run Elementary School, Bailey Bridge Middle School, and Manchester High School.
Spring Run Elementary School ranks 13th out of 38 elementary schools in Chesterfield County. Impressively, the school has higher test scores than Chesterfield County public schools and the Virginia state average. The student to teacher ratio is 20:1 and there are around 800 students at the school, which is fairly large. There are plenty of extracurricular activities for students to try, like ceramics sculpture, dance, Spanish lessons and baseball, to name a few.
In 2016, Bailey Bridge Middle School ranked better than 78% of Virginia middle schools. With over 1,400 students, the student to teacher ratio is around 15:1. Furthermore, Bailey Bridge ranks 87th of 405 Virginia middle schools. The school offers French, German, and Spanish language classes as well as a variety of extracurricular activities.
Manchester High School is an excellent Chesterfield County high school with an 88% graduation rate. Many students from this high school are interested in attending VCU, ODU and Virginia Tech after graduating. Manchester High offers AP courses and exams for all students.
The Chesterfield County School Board recently adopted a new mission and vision. The initiative will update their current comprehensive plan, Design for Excellence. They are planning to execute this vision through 2020. Read more about the progressive program here.