CodeRVA Regional High School Has Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

26 August, 2017

James Lane, Chesterfield County Schools superintendent cutting ribbon.

CodeRVA Regional High School, a new computer science based school in Richmond, had a ceremonial ribbon cutting Tuesday. More than 90 ninth and tenth grade student from around the region will attend the school in its first year. The students were selected via lottery out of a pool of 700 candidates.

CodeRVA, located on Durham Street, has three goals, according to its website:

Redesign the high school experience to better meet the needs of today’s students

Address racial, economic, and gender inequities in STEM-related education

Increase the pool of potential employees in coding and other computer science-related fields for central Virginia

The school opens after Labor Day with more than 90 students from all over the region.

via WTVR.