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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

Wednesday, Oct. 1:Governor's School for the Arts Open House, Norview High School Auditorium, 6501 Chesapeake Blvd., Norfolk, VA 23513, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 7:School Board Work Session, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm, 800 East City Hall Ave., Norfolk, VA 23510

Wednesday, Oct. 7: Walk to School Day

Tuesday, Oct. 15: First Annual Big Feet Meet at Booker T. Washington High School, 1111 Park Ave., Norfolk, VA 23514, 10am - 12 noon. Sponsored by Virginia Special Oympics.

Wednesday, Oct. 21: School Board Business Meeting, 7:00 pm, 800 East City Hall Ave., Norfolk, VA 23510

Thursday, Oct. 22: Parent Session: A Survival Guide for Families of Gifted and High-Ability Teens, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Ruffner Academy, 610 May Ave., Norfolk, VA 23504

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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