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About Bensley

Bensley is a K-5 school with a current enrollment of 500+ students. Bensley Elementary School is located in the Historic Village of Bensley, in Chesterfield County, Virginia. Bensley students reside in Park Lee Apartments, Meadowdale Apartments, Shady Hill Trailer Park, Bellwood Maisonettes, and the Bensley residential area.


The mission of Bensley Elementary School is to educate our children to succeed as responsible citizens in a technologically advanced and diverse society. We will promote effective instructional programs and a safe and nurturing environment to meet the needs of the whole child while building relationships among students, staff, families and community.School Successes
Fully accredited by the State Department of Education
One of 6 schools in the nation to receive a Fordham University ASCD School Change Award
National Title I Distinguished School
State Title I Distinguished School
Comer School Development Program to involve staff & community
Recipient of the IRA Exemplary Reading Program Award 2014