Goochland County Public Schools
Byrd Elementary School: Home of the Eagles

Byrd Elementary Schooll

Home of the Eagles

Scene from BES

Way to go, T.E.A.M.!!

If you didn’t see it, check out the BES team on the NBC 29 news last night -

Byrd in the news

The experience of this past weekend was a once in a lifetime treasure that our amazing students will always remember!

GO Byrd T.E.A.M.!!!

Byrd Elementary School’s Robotics Team participated in the Regional Tournament at Deep Run High School on November 8, 2014. The team won the Best Research Award and the Championship Award! This team, Technology Eagles Achieve at Math, (T.E.A.M.) will be traveling to James Madison University to participate in the VA/DC First Lego League State Tournament, which will be held on December 6th and 7th! Let’s wish them all the best of luck as they represent Byrd Elementary in this state competition!


The GCPS Year-Round School feasibility study

Good Afternoon,

The GCPS Year-Round School feasibility study has come to it’s final stage and your input is needed.  If you will have a rising Kindergarten, 1st or 2nd grade student in the 2015-2016 school year, please take a few minutes to complete an Interest and Enrollment Survey.

In addition, paper copies will be available in the main office of your child’s elementary school.  The deadline for survey completion is November 7th.  Surveys can be submitted online, delivered to your elementary school, or emailed to

Thank you, in advance, for your willingness to share your opinions with us as we explore the feasibility of implementing a voluntary Year-Round pilot program for our primary students. 

Fall Book Fair

It is that time of year for a fall book fair!!
Mark you calendars for the following dates to come visit Byrd’s book fair:
October 14 - 22 from 8:45 am - 2:30 pm in the library.


If you prefer to shop online, go to the online book fair.

Thank you for your participation in this wonderful opportunity and promotion of reading.

Farmers’ Market is coming to Byrd!

The 3rd Annual Byrd Farmer’s Market is coming to Byrd!
This year our focus at Byrd is TEAM – Together Eagles Achieve More! We are working as a team through this project to help our environment.
Please take a moment to complete the application below to help us better prepare for this event.  Applications are due by November 1, 2014.

The profits from this wonderful endeavor with go to the James River Association.Byrd’s Farmers’ Market Application

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About BES

Byrd Elementary is accredited by the Virginia Department of Education and AdvancED. It has been recognized as a Title I Distinguished School. We educate students in grades K-5 in western Goochland County, Virginia.

We're located at:
2704 Hadensville-Fife Road
Goochland, Virginia 23063
(804) 556-5380 | Fax (804) 457-9303

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Mr. James Hopkins

Administrative Assistant:
Mrs. Vicki Ruffner

Ms. Amy Trowbridge

Media Specialist:
Mrs. Adrian Stevens

School Nurse:
Ms. Marti Van Epps



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Goochland, VA 23063