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Tussing Elementary School

5501 Conduit Road, Colonial Heights, VA 23834   |  P: 804-524-3440   |  F: 804-526-7938
City of Colonial Heights, Virginia

Welcome to Tussing Elementary School!

Tracey Ridpath - Division Teacher of the Year 2019

Congratulations to Tracey Ridpath on being selected as the
2019 Colonial Heights Division Teacher of the Year!

Go Nuts For Reading! 2019

2019 Yearbook Order information

Nutzy - 2/19

We had a new office staff member this week ready to take your call!

Photos of Kindness 2019

We are having a terrific week of kindness at Tussing!

Donation - Thank you!

Mr. Taylor Robertson, from Patient First, made a $1,000 donation to Tussing.  Thank you!!

Donation - thank you !

Sarah Jones has donated $180 to go towards our
Student Fund, Custodial Fund, and Food Bank Fund

Donation - Thank you!

Tussing was the recipient of a generous $250 donation
from Mr. Christopher McDaniels to provide Christmas for one of our families.  Mr. McDaniels also made a big contribution to the BackPack food program.  Thank you!

2018/2019 SCA Officers

Congratulations to the new SCA officers and representatives!
President - Noah P.
Vice President - Logan B.
Treasurer - Madison S.
Secretary - Addison H.
Historian - Tyler B.

Open House - 8/30/18

We had a terrific time meeting new and returning Tigers at our Open House on August 30, 2018.  

Anthem Lemon-Aid Stand - July 2018

July 2018 - Anthem Lemon-Aid Stand
Tussing Tigers:  Madison, Giuliana, Kayla, Austin, Kierra, Vito, Colton, Jaxon

Arbor Day Celebration 2018

Tussing Elementary 2nd Graders singing for the Colonial Heights Arbor Day Celebration at the Colonial Heights Animal Shelter on Friday, April 27th, 2018.

Congratulations to Mrs. Selfe - Teacher of the Year 2018 !

"We Give Thanks" - Written by Mr. Souders sung by Tussing students

My School Bucks

If you are not using MySchoolBucks, please consider this option for quick and secure updating of available funds for lunch and breakfast for your child. Additionally, you will receive access to transaction history, meal purchase history, and can receive low balance alerts. The process is very easy and you can use your Visa, MasterCard, or Discover Card to supply funds to your child's account. Visit MySchoolBucks.com to create an account.


To apply for free or reduced price meals, complete one application for ALL children in the household who are enrolled in Colonial Heights Public Schools.  Sign the application and return the application to any school in the school division. It may take up to 10 days for your application to be processed; during that time parents are responsible for purchasing meals. Parents are informed directly by Food Services if a child will receive free or reduced price meals.
Parents may use our online application system for Free and Reduced lunch Benefits. 
Tussing serves grades K-5 and about 630 students. On September 7, 2010 Tussing Elementary began its 35th year, and has seen many changes over the years. Most recently the school was renovated by adding a new addition, which took place in 2008. We hope you enjoy visiting our website, and if you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us at (804) 524-3440.

Colonial Heights Schools Fully Accredited

Click the link below to see a letter from the Colonial Heights School Board regarding Full Accreditation of all five Colonial Heights Public Schools.



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