Norfolk Public Schools Website

NPS Operating Status: Normal


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


Wednesday, Sept. 17: School Board meeting. 3:00 PM Open Informal Session (This session will be streamed live on the NPS website and Channel 47), 7:00 PM Open Formal Session. 800 E. City Hall Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23510, School Board Room 1202

Friday, Sept. 19: Early Release Day for Students. In-Building Professional Development Day For Staff.

Monday, Oct. 13: Parent-Teacher Conference Day – Students not in school.

Tuesday, Oct. 14: Professional Learning Day – Students not in school.

2014-2015 Printable Academic Year Calendar

NPS The Five-Year Strategic Plan

NPS 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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Norfolk, Va 23510
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