Richmond Public Schools Community Partnerships

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The Office of School Community Partnerships has been created to develop, promote and assist in the coordination of collaborative efforts between the schools and the business, faith and civic communities in an effort to create and foster relationships beneficial to Richmond Public Schools and to the community at large.

Partnerships in Richmond Public Schools work in collaboration with the school administration and codify their relationship with a written document Memorandum of Agreement.

Partner - A partner is a community, business, faith organization or other who enters into an agreement with the Richmond Public Schools to support the agenda of RPS for the benefit of the students. A partner may have 'partnerships' with one or many schools.

The programs and projects undertaken by each partnership are dependent upon the individual needs of the school, the resource of the business and the imagination of the participants. The following are examples of successful activities.