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

Monday, July 28: NPS Teacher Job Fair  from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m, Granby High School. Online applications at using code 1-31 (Teacher Job Fair). For details, call 757-628-3905.

Wednesday, July 30: Virginia Society for Technology in Education conference at Crossroads School, "Integrating Technology in the 21st Century Classroom." Click here to register.

August 1-3: NPS Summer school and enrichment programs are ongoing on various schedules. Click here to see the list of offerings and schedule.

Tuesday, Sept. 2: First day of school!

Norfolk Public Schools   
800 E. City Hall Ave.
Norfolk, Va 23510
All Rights Reserved