Richmond Public Schools
This school division contains public schools serving the independent city of Richmond, Virginia. It is occasionally described locally as Richmond City Public Schools to emphasize its connection to the independent city rather than the Richmond-Petersburg region at large or the rural Richmond County which is located in a different region northeast of the city.
... Two of Richmond's public school facilities are physically located slightly outside the corporate limits of the independent city in the East End ... They are Armstrong High School located in the former Kennedy High School complex, and Fairfield Court Elementary School ...
... The city school system started operating Huguenot High School in the summer of 1980 ... as the annexed area was added to the city, Richmond Public Schools began a court-ordered desegregation busing program in the fall of 1971 ... Bon Air area, some of the students assigned to Huguenot High School had very long school bus rides from the East End of the city ...
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