Assistant Principal's Bio

Mr. Patrick Cheatham

Phone: 804-780-6052


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science - Hampton University M. Ed. Special Education - Virginia Commonwealth University M. Ed. Education Administration - Concordia University

Mr. Patrick Cheatham

Patrick Cheatham is a native of Durham, NC and a proud Hampton University graduate.  He received a master's degree in Special Education from VCU and an additional Master's Degree in Education Administration from Concordia University. 

Mr. Cheatham has served the students of Richmond Public Schools for over 10 years as a teacher at Fairfield Court Elementary and Armstrong High School, Dean of Students at Armstrong High School and now as Assistant Principal here at John Marshall High School.

Mr. Cheatham focuses on effective instruction through culture and climate and believes in building relationships with students, staff, families and community partners as the essential means of extracting the greatness and excellence that resides in the students he serves.