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The mission of Norfolk Public Schools, the cornerstone of a proudly diverse community, is to ensure that all students maximize their academic potential, develop skills for lifelong learning and are successful contributors to a global society, as distinguished by:
•    Courageous advocacy for all students
•    Family and community investment
•    Data-driven personalized learning
•    Strong and effective leadership teams
•    Shared responsibility for teaching and learning
•    Access to rigorous and rewarding college and career readiness opportunities


Board & Division Priorities

  1. •    Ensure full accreditation
  2. •    Increase academic achievement of all students
  3. •    Improve climate, safety & attendance
  4. •    Become a School Board of Distinction
  5. •    Promote Norfolk Public Schools to reflect outstanding accomplishments of staff, teachers and students
  6. •    Develop and coordinate a capital improvement plan for facilities and technology to enhance teaching and learning
  7. •    Attract, retain, and help to develop strong academic families and highly qualified teachers and staff

July 3 - August 21: NPS offices closed on Fridays.

Tuesday, Aug. 25 & Wednesday, Aug. 26: Professional learning days for teachers

Saturday, August 29: NPS Teacher Job Fair on Saturday, August 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Crossroads School (8021 Old Ocean View Rd., 23518).

Monday, Aug. 31: Welcome back, teachers!

Tuesday, Sept. 8: Welcome back, students!

NPS' The Five-Year Strategic Plan

Five-Year Strategic Plan Year 1 Phase 1 Strategic Plan 2013-14 In Progress: Year 2 Phase 1 Strategic Plan 2014-15

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