How is CCPS informing parents, families, and the community about changes connected to the implementation of the Virginia Literacy Act?  

There are many resources available to learn more about the science of reading, evidence-based literacy instruction, and the Virginia Literacy Act.  Please read the CCPS Express and visit the links below to learn more:   CCPS website – Virginia Literacy Act Community Corner   Virginia Literacy Partnerships CCPS is continuing to forge a strategic path toward the […]

How is CCPS shifting to a structured literacy approach?

CCPS has carefully reviewed current division resources and has phased out those resources that focus on balanced literacy.  CCPS will adopt VDOE approved instructional resources that align with evidence-based instruction for the 24-25 school year.   Phasing out Balanced Literacy:  Phasing out the Fountas & Pinnell Benchmark Assessment  Phasing out the Fountas & Pinnell Leveled Literacy […]

What is CCPS doing to prepare for the implementation of the Virginia Literacy Act?

CCPS has been actively preparing for the implementation of the Virginia Literacy Act.  Action steps include training teachers and administrators, reviewing and adjusting division curriculum, developing the division literacy plan, and pursuing adoption of resources approved by the VDOE.   Teacher and Administrator Training K-3 teachers are completing Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling […]

What is the science of reading and why is it important?

CCPS is training teachers and administrators in the science of reading and evidence-based literacy instruction.   What is the science of reading? The science of reading is a body of research from many different fields that explains reading development at different stages and reading instructional practices including phonological awareness, explicit phonics, vocabulary, and comprehension instruction. Overall, […]

Sexually Explicit Content (SEC) Instructional Materials

On August 4, 2022, the Virginia Department of Education published Model Policies Concerning Instructional Materials with Sexually Explicit Content pursuant to Va. Code § 22.1-16.8. These model policies include information guidance, procedures, and standards relating to: ensuring parental notification; directly identifying the specific instructional material and sexually explicit subjects; and permitting the parent of any […]

Rappahannock Area Regional Adult Education

Rappahannock Area Regional Adult Education is offering low cost coures in English, GED, and workplace credentials for adults. Please click on the PDF link below for more information. RARAE Coursework

Home School Information

Resources 2023-24 Notice of Intent Form Home Instruction Handbook School Attendance Code of Virginia Driver Education Information for Home Schoolers

Curriculum & Program of Studies

The links below direct users to the division’s most up to date curriculums and programs of studies: Elementary English Curriculum Elementary History Curriculum Elementary Math Curriculum Elementary Science Curriculum CMS, CHS, and CTE Programs of Study

Gifted & Talented

Caroline County identifies giftedness in the following domains: General Intellectual Aptitude (GIA)—a significantly higher than average innate aptitude for intellectual activities that cannot be acquired through personal effort. Specific Academic Aptitude (SAA) English- a significantly higher than average innate ability to read and create various works of literature. Specific Academic Aptitude (SAA) Mathematics- a significantly […]

Assessment

Divisions have a variety of state and federally-mandated assessments that must be given throughout the school year.  You may download the resource, 23-24 Division Testing by Grade Level, for a general listing of division assessments. Please note this listing does not denote all assessments that students may participate in across the division. The sections below […]