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Meet the Principal 

Lamont K. Trotter comes to Lugo-McGinness Academy in 2023 after serving since 2018 as the principal of Richmond Alternative School. He previously served as principal and assistant principal in middle and high schools in Virginia, Washington, DC, and North Carolina, as well as teaching special education and history. He holds a BA in Special Education and an MA in Educational Leadership and Supervision from Virginia State University. 

Lamont Trotter



Charlottesville City Schools is an interconnected, equity-focused school community committed to providing the skills and knowledge needed for lifelong learning, engaged citizenship, and personal fulfillment


Cville Schools Seeks Community Volu . . .

August 31, 2023

Parent involvement and community support are vital to the well-being of our school system. Charlottesville City Schools invites members of the community to become volunteers in our schools.  Volunt . . .

Free meals for ALL STUDENTS!!

August 23, 2023

What's for breakfast? What's for lunch? Charlottesville City Schools now offers FREE meals for all students through the USDA's Community Eligibility Provision program. (No application needed.)  S . . .

Updates for Families: Transportatio . . .

August 4, 2023

Dear Cville Schools community -- With only 2.5 weeks left till the first day of school, we wanted to check in with a few updates on topics of importance for our families. 📝 Mini-MInutes from L . . .

Walker's Bridget Drain Receives Nat . . .

July 31, 2023

"When your kids reach their potential and you begin to see things click…nothing beats that feeling." Congratulations, Ms. Drain! Walker special ed teacher Bridget Drain is one of only 11 teache . . .