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Please make sure to see the RPS Enrollment Website for information about how to enroll your child at Barack Obama Elementary. The BOES office will be open Monday through Thursday, 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM and can be contacted at (804) 780-4879 with any questions you may have. 

As we finish another great year here at Barack Obama Elementary, we want to wish everyone a happy and safe summer! Make sure to have fun, remember to read, and we will see you back here in August! 

The Richmond Public Library Summer Reading Program kicks off June 1st and runs through August 3rd. There are fun activities planned all summer long, so make sure to find more information at

Class photos will be on April 16th, 2024. The price is ten dollars per photo and can be pre-ordered online at using code FM416072 Paper order forms have gone home with the children, but please see the office if you need another one.


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As a part of Richmond Public Schools’ (RPS) ongoing efforts to enhance safety for students and staff members, clear backpack requirements will be in effect for the 2024-25 School Year.

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Join the RPS team in teaching, leading, and serving with love next year! We're thrilled to offer sign-on bonuses and paid training for select positions. View our current job openings and apply today! 

Show your #RPSLove and check out our RPS Love Bonfire store with t-shirts, hoodies, masks and more! All proceeds and donations benefit our schools, teachers and instructional assistants, and local racial justice, housing, and food support non-profits.