Norfolk Public Schools Website

NPS Operating Status: Normal


NPS Featured Videos - Graduation Videos

Your NPS Now

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 – raise floor and ceiling simultaneously to close achievement gaps
  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, Nov. 25 Early Release Day

Thursday, Nov. 26 - Friday, Nov. 27 Thanksgiving Break

Tuesday, Dec. 1 Swearing-In ceremony for Dr. Melinda Boone, Superintendent of Schools, School Administration Building, School Board Room 1202.

Saturday, Dec. 5: SATs

Saturday, Dec. 12: ACTs

Dec. 21 - 31: Winter Break

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

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