VIDEO: 6th Grade Eagles return to the nest

March 1, 2021

Watch the sights and sounds as 6th graders return to school.


SOL Participation for 2020-2021

February 25, 2021

Hello Elko Family. This year parents and guardians will need to complete an online form regarding your student’s participation in SOL testing. Please review the following information and complete the form in PowerSchool by Friday, Feb. 26, 2021.

Picture Day, 3/18-19

February 25, 2021

Elko Middle School’s Picture Day will be held on March 18 & 19, 2021, from 11am to 6pm. Picture Day make-ups will occur on April 22. Pictures will be taken on an appointment-basis, which you can sign-up for at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050C4BAEAE2FA3FE3-109552.


Virtual Town Hall Information from 2/23

February 23, 2021

Thanks to everyone who attended our virtual town hall on 2/23/21 at 6:30 PM. This included a lot of information for our students returning for in-person learning. If you missed it, please view the recording. If your student is returning, please make sure you have filled out the COVID-19 Health Screening Acknowledgement form before they arrive.

Here are links to some of the information that was shared:

Course Selection Process for 2021-2022

February 12, 2021

Students and parents will be able to choose classes for next school year from February 15 at 7am until February 26 at 10pm. Here are the directions for selecting classes and a video of how to choose classes.  Please use a laptop for your course selections as PowerSchool will not always allow course selections through the app. 

If you have any questions about the course selection process, the available classes, or your student’s recommendations please contact your student’s school counselor. If you need to set up your PowerSchool account please visit this website: https://henricoschools.us/online-services/

Reminder: Virtual Elective Fair on 2/11

February 9, 2021

Elko Middle School would like to invite the parents of our rising 7th and 8th grade students to attend a meeting with the counselors to discuss courses for next school year. The meeting will be held on Thursday, February 11, at 8am and 6:30pm. You can find more information in the flier linked below.

Meeting links are:
Rising 7th Graders: Click here to join the meeting
Rising 8th Graders: Click here to join the meeting


Half-Day Schedule for 2/15

February 8, 2021

As a reminder, February 15th is a half-day for students. The schedule is as follows:

8:30-8:40 – Advisory
8:45-9:15 – Period 1
9:20-9:50 – Period 2
9:55-10:25 – Period 3
10:30-11:00 – Period 4

Virtual Elective Fair, 2/11

January 25, 2021

Rising 7th and 8th graders! Hear about class options, find out about specialty centers, and learn what next year is going to be like. Join us to plan for the rest of middle school on February 11th, 2021, virtually through Microsoft Teams. Two sessions will be held; at 8:00am, and again at 6:30pm. Click on the Teams link below to join the meeting at either time!

Rising 6th Grade Virtual Transition Fair, 2/9

January 25, 2021

Current 5th graders: Are you excited about the middle school experience? Wondering what to expect? Looking forward to changing classes? Ready to be an ELKO EAGLE?

Join the Elko Middle School Counseling Department, 6th grade teachers, and elective teachers to learn about middle school on February 9th, 2021, virtually through Microsoft Teams. Two sessions will be held; at 8:00am, and again at 6:30pm. Click on the Teams link below to join the meeting at either time!

2020-2021 HCPS Specialty Center Assessment Tests

January 25, 2021

The 2021-22 Specialty Center assessment test for all students currently enrolled in Henrico County middle schools will be administered in February.  This year’s test includes up to three sections:  reading, mathematics, and writing. Students will be allowed 45 minutes for each section of the test.  For the writing assessment, students will be given two persuasive prompts from which to choose.  Students will select one of the prompts and will be given 45 minutes to complete their essay.

As part of the application process, students must take the specific tests that the centers to which they are applying require. Please click on this link for more detailed information HCPS Student Assessment Information 

Start time for each assessment will be 2:15pm



February 2, 2021 Writing
February 3, 2021 Reading Comprehension
February 4, 2021 Mathematics



5901 Elko Road, Sandston, VA 23150
Phone (804) 328-4110 | Fax (804) 328-4115
School Hours: 8:35 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Half-day dismissal time: 12:10 p.m.

School Administration:
Marilyn Royal, Interim Principal
Courtney Swartz, Associate Principal
David Leath, Assistant Principal
Garry Marshall, Assistant Principal