RICHMOND, VA—Two new elementary schools are set to open in Richmond on Wednesday.
Students and parents will get their first look at the new buildings during a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday morning.
Oak Grove-Bellemeade Elementary School is located on Webber Avenue, near Jefferson Davis Highway.
Broad Rock Elementary School is on Ferguson Lane, near Broad Rock Boulevard and Warrick Road.
Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones and Richmond City Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Yvonne Brandon, along with members of the Richmond City County and Richmond City School Board are expected to attend the ceremony.
Construction at Broad Rock Elementary School started back in May 2010. Work started on Oak Grove Elementary School in November 2010.