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Patrick Henry School of Science and Arts (PHSSA), Virginia’s first charter elementary school, is in its 13th year of operation! We are thriving and growing in so many ways. This would not be possible without the support of families, community members, students and staff. PHSSA is truly a team effort!

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Tarnee Hudson, Principal

I am proud to a part of the family of educators at Patrick Henry School of Science and Arts. I have been an educational administrator for nearly 20 years with experiences throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia to include lead teacher, assistant principal, principal, leadership coach, reading interventionist, and instructional consultant.