About Bellevue

  • Bellevue Elementary School is located in Richmond, VA and is one of 31 elementary schools in Richmond City Public Schools School Bellevue Elementary School District. It is a public school that serves 350 students in grades PK, K-5. It is among the few public schools in Virginia to receive a distinguished Great Schools Rating of 8 out of 10. 


    Bellevue Elementary School, the School of  Excellence, exists to inspire and empower every student to achieve their highest level of personal and academic accomplishment through the creative, compassionate, and collaborative efforts of skilled educators, active parents, and a fully-engaged community in order to lead extraordinary, honorable lives and to meet the requirements of a diverse and ever-evolving global society.


    Bellevue Elementary School will educate all children to become highly successful, contributing citizens in a global society.

    Principals of Bellevue Elementary School

    Ernest Shawen

    1911 - 1921

    Algar Woolfolf

    1921 - 1929

    J. D. Harris

    1929 - 1946

    W. Carter Bleight

    1946 - 1955

    Herbert H. Allen

    1955 - 1958

    General J. Johnson

    1958 - 1971

    Russell G. Harris, Jr.

    1971 - 1978

    Barbara Russell Grey

    1978 - 1979

    Sylvia D. Richardson

    1979 - 1993

    Lillian E. Greene

    1993 - 1995

    George A. Crockett

    1995 - 2002

    Sherry Wharton Carey

    2002 - 2010

    Regina Toliver Farr

    2010 - present