Office of Civil Rights Information

In the fall of 2015, Amherst County Public Schools (ACPS) entered into an agreement with the United States Office of Civil Rights (OCR) to examine how discipline is effected within the school division. This web page will provide you with information on the status of the effort.


A Special School Board meeting is scheduled for Monday, July 18, 2016

The Amherst County School Board is holding a Special Meeting on Monday, July 18, 2016 at 6:00 pm to consider approval of a resolution authorizing the execution and delivery of a lease purchase agreement for certain energy conservation measures, equipment and roofing at a number of school facilities owned by Amherst County Public Schools.

Potential Changes to State Budget for FY16 and FY17

Last Friday, Governor McAuliffe announced that state general fund revenue collections for fiscal year 2016 were greater than one percent below the official revenue forecast used in the fiscal year 2016 state budget (see

All Students Entering Sixth-Grade Must Have Tdap Immunization

Virginia law requires that all students entering sixth-grade have a tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Tdap) booster immunization prior to entry into school. Additionally, all new students enrolling into grades seven, eight, and nine must also have a Tdap booster dose.

PowerTeacher Pro

Attention staff, a new version of PowerTeacher is coming for the 2016-2017 school year. To read more about PowerTeacher Pro, visit:

Summer School Information 2016

Pleasant View Elementary School

FY17 Budget Discussion

Test Scores Show Improvement Across the Division

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