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VIRGINIA BEACH SCHOOLS
Alanton Elementary School

Alanton Elementary School

Alanton is located in the center of the neighborhood Blaycliff. Opening in 1966, Alanton was known for being the first elementary school in the area to have a gymnasium. Later the school was extended to include a library-media center, computer lab, art room and 10 classrooms. Today Alanson educates over 600 students pre-school through 5th grade. They have been accredited since the 2001-2002 school year.
Arrowhead Elementary School

Arrowhead Elementary School

Located in the heart of Kempsville, Arrowhead Elementary is a vital part of the community. Its doors opened in 1964 to 952 students, making it one of the largest Elementary schools in Virginia Beach. Arrowhead Elementary prides itself on being a center not only for education, but also for community activities. They have a strong PTA program with many families working together to be more involved in their child's education. In 2004 Arrowhead reopened after a two-year construction period. The new building is known for its up to date technology and warm atmosphere. Arrowhead makes it their mission to "prepare students to attain their full potential in a changing world by providing unique and stimulating learning experiences in a safe and nurturing environment.
Bayside Elementary School

Bayside Elementary School

Bayside has a rich history dating back to 1911. It began in a small log cabin school headed by Reverand Joseph H. Hall. Later the school was moved to a wooden building and was called W.E. Biddle School later to be renamed The Bayside School. It wasn't until 1941, the school moved to its present location. With the area around the school quickly flourishing, the need for a new school became evident. In 1999 the school was demolished and a new school was built on the original site. The new Bayside Elementary School opened in December 2000 with Janet Zitt as its first principal. It has the capacity for over 700 students, but currently has about 500. The mission of Bayside elementary School is "to develop life-long learners."
Bayside High School

Bayside High School

Bayside High School servers approximately 1862 students with a staff of 130 teachers. The school is one of several magnet programs in Virginia Beach. Bayside features a Health and Science Academy and has a written agreement with Eastern Virginia Medical School regarding preferential admissions for Academy graduates. Bayside has also achieved full State Accreditation, consistently exceeding state Standards of Learning benchmarks. Bayside High school works to "empower all students to become lifelong learners and responsible, productive citizens in a global society."
Bayside Middle School

Bayside Middle School

Home of the Raiders! Bayside first opened its doors in 1970. The school is located in the Bayside sector of Virginia beach and is bounded on the north by the Chesapeake Bay, on the east by the western branch of the Lynhhaven Inlet and on the south by Virginia Beach Boulevard. Bayside Middle has a unique layout consisting of separate units connected by outdoor breezeways. Bayside middle is a large school that serves a little over1000 students and houses 75 teachers. Baysides mission "is to provide equal opportunities to all students to reach their full potential, giving each student the knowledge and skills necessary to met the challenge of the future."
Birdneck  Elementary School

Birdneck Elementary School

Located close to Oceana Naval Air Station, Birdneck houses over 800 students that come from military housing, government-sub sized housing, two campgrounds, and single-family homes. The Birdneck community has a rich blend of ethnic diversity and prides itself on providing students with a safe, positive, and challenging environment. Bridneck has several specialty programs including; Title I reading Resource, Math Coaching Programs, multicultural chorale "The Voices of Tomorrow," and specialty tutoring/mentor programs. Birdneck continues to be "fully accredited" as measures by the Virginia Standards of Learning assessments.
Brandon Middle School

Brandon Middle School

Brandon Middle School first opened its doors in 1978 with Charles A. Atkinson as the first principal. It is one of the larger middle schools in the city serving just under 1200 students. Brandon Middle has a variety of extracurricular programs with over 70% of the student body involved in one or more activities. "The mission of Brandon Middle School is to provide a challenging, supportive, caring, and safe environment that promotes academic and physical excellence for lifelong learning. Brandon Middle School is located close to Chesapeake near the Centerville Turnpike.
Brookwood Elementary School

Brookwood Elementary School

Brookwood Elementary School home of the Braves! Since it's opening in 1967, Brookwood has made it their mission to provide students with a strong educational foundation. Brookwood has a committed faculty that prides itself on helping students achieve their highest academic potential. There are numerous specialty programs offered including after school tutoring, school clubs, and special education programs. Today Brookwood continues to grow, welcoming over 700 students.
Centerville Elementary School

Centerville Elementary School

Located off the Centerville Turnpike, Centerville Elementary is home to almost 700 students and 50 faculty members. Centerville's mascot is the Dolphins. They are fully accredited by the Virginia Standards of Learning assessments. "The mission of Centerville Elementary School, in cooperation with family and community, is to prepare responsible and productive learners by providing quality education designed to meet individual needs within a safe, inviting school environment."
Christopher Farms Elementary School

Christopher Farms Elementary School

Christopher Farms Elementary School is located within the neighborhood Christopher Farms off Holland Road. Their goals are to "ensure success for all children," "provide a safe environment," and to "provide opportunities for parents in the community to become actively involved." Christopher Farms is fully accredited for five consecutive years for passing all SOL tests. Since it's opening in September 1997, Christopher Farms has made it their mission to provide a nurturing and safe environment to all their students.
College Park Elementary School

College Park Elementary School

College Park has been serving students in the Kempsville section of Virginia Beach since it's opening in 1973. Recently rebuilt in 2011, College Park now offers state of the art facilities for over 300 students. The new school won the Sustainable School Recognition Award for the 2011-2012 school year. It is College Park Elementary School's vision that "Every student is fully engaged in the school community, guided and empowered to achieve his or her maximum potential as a critical thinker, innovative problem solver, and socially responsible citizen." They have been fully accredited for the past 3 years and serve the College Park, Level Green, College Square, and Eastwick neighborhoods.
Cooke Elementary School

Cooke Elementary School

With over 100 years of education, Cooke Elementary is proud to say that they were the first public school in Virginia Beach. The school has a rich history dating all the way back to 1904. It wasn't until 1919 that the school was moved to 15th street and given the name Cooke Elementary, after Willoughby Talbot Cooke, a Virginia Beach School Board Member. In 2000, the old school building was demolished and the new Cooke opened on the same 15th street site. The new building cost almost $9 million and houses close to 600 students. The mission of W.T. Cooke Elementary School "is to provide an engaging, inspiring, and challenging learning environment that will empower every student to become a life-long learner who is responsible, productive, and engaged citizen within the global community."
Corporate Landing Elementary School

Corporate Landing Elementary School

Corporate Landing is located near the Oceana Naval Air Station and serves over 500 students from kindergarten through fifth grade. Their current Principal is Mr. Ben Gillikinis and Ms. Virginia O'Malley is the Assistant Principal. Corporate Landing has many special programs including: special education programs, after school training, gifted and talented services and before and after school programs. They believe it is vital to bring family and community members together to help continue the growth and success of each of their students.
Corporate Landing Middle School

Corporate Landing Middle School

Corporate Landing Middle School is located off Dam Neck Rd near the Oceana Naval Air Station. Home of the Jets! Corporate Landing serves many military families that live around Oceana. One of the larger middle schools in Virginia Beach, Corporate landing serves approximately 1347 students and over 100 teachers! "The mission of Corporate Landing Middle School is to create a safe and welcoming environment where students are actively engaged in the learning process and empowered to reach their maximum potential."
Creeds Elementary

Creeds Elementary

Creeds Elementary School has a rich history dating back to 1848 when it was a small wooden cabin known as the Blossom Hill School. In 1908 a second school was built and is located in what is now referred to the rural southeastern section of Virginia Beach. The present school was constructed in 193 and serves the rural farming community of "Pungo." Creeds Elementary school's vision is to "foster a positive learning environment that consistently challenges each member of the school community."
Diamond Springs

Diamond Springs

Diamond Springs is part of the Bayside Tri-Campus, a partnership that includes Newtown Elementary, Bettie F. Williams Elementary, and Diamond Springs Elementary. Together these three schools promote partnership between parents and teachers to support participation and communication with the schools and the community. Diamond Spring is home of the Eagles and serves over 500 students. Their current principal is Mrs. Gloria Coston with Teresea Ritzel as the Assistant Principal.
Fairfield

Fairfield

Fairfield Elementary is located off Providence Road in the Kempsville area of Virginia Beach. The school serves the neighborhoods of Fairfield, Fairfield Gardens, Fairfield Forest, Newlight, Lake Archway, Carriage Mill, Woodbridge, Lake James, Saginaw Estates, Stoneybrook, Jamestowne, Homestead, Birnam, Haven Heights, Haven Estates and Whitehurst Grove. Their mission is "to provide a positive/safe learning environment conductive to educating our diverse population to become lifelong learners and productive citizens through rigorous 21st century academic standards, in collaboration with the global community."
First Colonial High School

First Colonial High School

Home of the Patriots! First Colonial High School first opened in 1966 with James C. Mounie as the first principal. First Colonial has a magnet program called the Legal Studies Academy created for students to explore employment in the legal field. First Colonial has many athletic teams including a club-level crew team, one of three public crew teams in Virginia Beach. "The mission of First Colonial High School is to ensure students are engaged in an innovative, rigorous learning environment while integrating academics with life skills so they can reach the achievement and respect necessary for post-secondary success."
Floyd E. Kellam High School

Floyd E. Kellam High School

Home of the Knights! Kellam High School opened in 1962 and serves the largest geographic area of any school in Virginia Beach. Kellam has a diverse population of approximately 1,799 students. On January 5, 2010 the Virginia Beach School Board voted to approve the 108-acre property to be used as the replacement site for Kellam High. Projected to be completed in Spring 2014, the new $102 million school will be the most technologically advanced building out of all Virginia Beach Schools. The school will have many unique features such as six learning communities, student project and demonstration spaces, and a state of the art technology application for education. The new Kellam will also have sustainable design features such as a vegetated roof, provisions for recycling, and cool roof to minimize solar heat gain. The schools as well as the community are excited for Kellam to reopen in 2014.
Frank W. Cox High School

Frank W. Cox High School

Cox High School is located off Great Neck Rd in Virginia Beach. The school was the first fully accredited high school in the area and has met full accreditation standards. Cox High School has won several awards and achievements including winning the coveted Virginia High School League Wachovia Cup for out standing academic and athletic achievement. The school has won 40 state athletic title overall and blue ribbon awards for their music program, student newspaper, and student yearbook. "The mission of the Frank W. Cox High School community is to empower everyone to become a lifelong learner and a responsible, productive citizen of a global society."
Glenwood Elementary

Glenwood Elementary

Home of the Gators! Glenwood s a fully accredited and serves over 800 students. Their current Principal is Susan Stuhlman and they have two assistant Principals, Virginia K. Jenkot and Kirsta Clark. Glenwood makes it their mission to "create a relevant learning environment which is centered around students, instructed and guided by teachers, and supported by home and community. Our students will become independent lifelong learners and global problem solvers."
Great Neck Middle School

Great Neck Middle School

Home of the Stingrays! Great Neck middle is housed in the former Cox High school as a junior high. In 1993 Great Neck opened for grades 6 though 8. Today Great Neck serves 1100 students and almost 80 teachers. Great Neck Middle is one of the most modern schools within the area with a media center, production studio, and an impressive three-story academic wing. Great Neck students excel on Virginia State Standards of Learning (SOLs) earning the number two rank in SOL achievement among the divisions 13 middle schools.
Green Run Elementary

Green Run Elementary

Green run is located in the middle of the circular designed Green Run community. They first opened their doors in 1976 on a 14 acre site. It is their mission to "prepare all students in a safe and positive learning environment to be responsible, function, independent members of society through excellence in education." Green Run's mascot is the gremlins and they welcome over 400 students. The school is fully accredited by the state of Virginia and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. They provide education for K-5 with a half-day kindergarten program.
Green Run High School

Green Run High School

Green Run High School is located off S. Independence Blvd near Princess Anne Rd. Green Run first opened in 1979 as the largest high school in Virginia Beach with 247,000 feet of space. The site of school has a rich history that can be tracked back to the Algonquin Indian Settlements. The property was also once used for fox hunting and later used as a garden farm for the Norfolk City jail. The school now holds approximately 1634 students and a staff of 119 teachers. Green Run High Schools mission "is to provide a safe and nurturing environment which fosters both educational excellence and the development of 21st century learners and citizens."
Hermitage

Hermitage

Home of the Vikings! Hermitage Elementary is located off Pleasure House Road and serves over 600 students. The school prides itself on keeping up with the best practices and strategies to meet the needs of all students. Hermitage is always changing, continuingly adding new technologies and educational equipment. For example they recently added interactive whiteboards to all of their classrooms. They are fully accredited and meet or exceed all Annual Yearly Progress benchmarks for the No Child Left Behind accreditation program.
Holland

Holland

Holland Elementary is located in central Virginia Beach just down the road from the Green Run Community. They welcome over 500 students and 52 teachers. Mr. David Lefevre is Holland's current Principal and the Assistant Principal is Mrs. Shirley Haywood. It is Holland's mission "to produce responsible life-long learners by providing a quality education through best teaching practices in a secure, respectful, and inviting learning environment." They have a knowledgably faculty that gives students a supportive and challenging learning environment.
Independence Middle School

Independence Middle School

Independence Middle School is located off Independence Blvd near the Pembroke area of Virginia Beach. The school serves approximately 1279 students with a staff of 92 teachers. Currently Mr. Carey Manugo servers as principal with three assistant principals Mr. John Irby, Mr. Bruce Rector, and Mrs. Meghan Timlin. Independence Middle School offers students many opportunities to participate in extracurricular activities. Their mission "is to ensure that each student reaches his or her greatest potential."
Indian Lakes

Indian Lakes

Indian Lakes Elementary is located in a small neighborhood right off Ferrell Parkway. They are fully accredited and serve students grade K-5. Their average class size is about 21 with currently 39 Instructional staff members and 567 students. Indian Lakes Elementary is home of the Thunderbirds! "The mission of Indian Lakes Elementary School is to engage students in learning experiences that result in meeting or exceeding grade level standards. We will work collaboratively with colleagues, students, parents and the community to ensure success for all students."
John B. Dey

John B. Dey

John B. Dey is located in the Great Neck area of Virginia Beach. Their mascot is the Seagulls and they welcome over 800 students and 50 teachers. John B. Dey places a strong emphasis on instruction, academic achievement, and physical development. The staff encourages parental involvement and has an active PTA. "The mission of John B. Dey Elementary School, in partnership with our entire community, is to ensure that each student is empowered with the knowledge, skills, and self-confidence necessary to meet the challenges of the future.
Kemps Landing Magnet Middle School

Kemps Landing Magnet Middle School

Kemps Landing Magnet School opened in 1995 for academically gifted students in Virginia Beach. They current have approximately 577 students and a staff of 43 teachers. Kemps Landing Magnet offers a challenging academic program where students can pursue topics at an accelerated pace as well as explore course topics in great depth. Kemps Landing Magnet school makes it their mission to "provide a challenging and rigorous program, based upon the unique needs of identified academically gifted learners, which allows these students to be risk-takers as they develop their potential through the purist of original and innovative curricula."
Kempsville High School

Kempsville High School

Home of the Chiefs! Kempsville High is located in the heart of the Kempsville area of Virginia Beach. The school offers an academically challenging program, which emphasizes student achievement, school climate, and enhanced communication between school and community. Kempsville offers seventeen different Advanced Placement (AP) courses. They also house programs for learning disabled, emotionally handicapped, and educable mentally handicapped students as well. Kempsville High School has a wide variety of extra-curricular activities including thirty-two athletic teams and forty-five clubs. The school "strongly believes that learning is the key to opening doors for all people."
Kempsville Meadows

Kempsville Meadows

Kempsville Elementary is located in the heart of the Kempsville area of Virginia Beach and has been an integral part of the community since 1961. Home of the Indians, Kempsville Elementary houses almost 500 students. They believe in creating a strong educational foundation where students can have challenging and unique learning experiences. "Kempsville Elementary School unites with its families and community partners to develop each child's potential, provide a strong educational foundation, and instill an enthusiasm for lifelong learning." The schools current principal is Mrs. Lori Hasher and Mr. Grant Baker as the assistant Principal.
Kempsville Middle School

Kempsville Middle School

Kempsville Middle School is made up of a diverse student background with a mixture of race, age, and economic backgrounds. The school receives rising sixth-grade students from Woodstock, Providence, Fairfield, and Kempsville Elementary schools. Kempsville Middle School has many school activities for students such as the Student Ambassador Program, the SCA, Drama, and many others. Kempsville philosophe is to "educate pre-adolescents and early adolescents who are experiencing physical and psychological changes. To achieve this goal, the school encourages each student to achieve his/her potential, develop a positive self-image, learn to function responsibly in a democratic society, and prepare to live in a rapidly changing world."
Kings Grant Elementary School

Kings Grant Elementary School

Kings Grant was originally built in 1960. Since then the building has been refurbished several times, the last updates being a new computer lab and new library in 1996. They current have approximately 600 students and 70 staff members. The school believes in high academic standards for all, creating a safe and secure learning environment, and having meaningful involvement of parents. "The mission of King's Grant Elementary school is to engage every student in meaningful, authentic and rigorous work through the use of innovative instructional practices and supportive technologies that will motivate students to be self-directed and inquisitive learners."
Kingston Elementary School

Kingston Elementary School

Kingston Elementary School is home of the Cougars! The school originally opened in 1965 as a twenty-nine classroom school. In 1990 a gymnasium was added and in 1997 the school was recognizes as a Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education for the second time. Kingston Elementary is located in the Lynnhaven area of Virginia Beach. They serve over 25 acres of upper-middle class neighborhoods. The school is "committed to excellence by challenging children to reach their full potential while providing a climate of acceptance and belonging that will enhance self-worth."
Landstown

Landstown

Landstown Elementary School is located right off of the intersection of Princess Anne and Dam Neck Rd close to the Virginia Beach Sportsplex. Landstown Elementary prides itself on keeping up to date on all new technologies. They have a state of the art building which includes 48 interactive whiteboards and 15 laptop labs. They have also recently added 40 IPads that will be used for projects. Landstown Elementary Schools mission is "to build a partnership among parents, teachers, students, and community that enables all students to meet the challenges of an ever changing and expanding society."
Landstown High School

Landstown High School

Landstown High School is a comprehensive High School that houses the Technology Academy, a magnet program emphasizing emerging technologies. Students in this program can learn about pre-engineering technology, information technology, and entrepreneurship technology. Landstown first opened in 2001 and now serves approximately 2317 students with a staff of about 160 teachers. Landstown High School had several athletic honors including their football team who went to three state championship games in a row from 2003-2005. "The mission of Landstown High School, in partnership with family and community, is to provide a balanced and diverse educational experience, through the integration of academics, electives, and technology to allow students to discover and develop their full potential for performance and success."
Landstown Middle School

Landstown Middle School

Home of the Lancers! Landstown Middle School is located off Princess Anne Rd in Virginia Beach and is located adjacent to Landstown High School. The school has approximately 1477 students and a staff of 101 teachers. Landstown Middle School prides itself on its athletic and extra curricular programs. "Landstown middle is committed to leading and motivating students through a success-oriented program. Lifelong learning is encouraged by meeting the academic needs and nurturing the personal development of early adolescents."
Larkspur Middle School

Larkspur Middle School

Home of the lions! Larksburg opened in November 1994 and now serves over 1500 students making it the largest middle schools in Virginia Beach. The school is located in the heart of Kempsville in Virginia Beach. What makes this school unique is that each grade level is self-contained, with hallways designated for each grade with its own guidance counselors and assistant principal. "The mission of Larkspur Middle School is to provide all students with a foundation for lifelong learning by creating a safe and supportive environment, where they are prepared to meet the challenged of tomorrow."
Linkhorn Park Elementary

Linkhorn Park Elementary

Home of the Lions! Linkhorn Park Elementary School is located off First Colonial Road and welcomes almost 800 students and over 60 faculty members. "The mission of Linkhorn Park Elementary School shared with the community and family, is to promote academic, physical and social excellence by providing a challenging educational environment that recognizes each child's uniqueness, in order to prepare students to serve as responsible citizens." Linkhorn Park's current principal is Mrs. Kista Barton-Arnold. They are also excited to have Mr. Frank Gilikin Jr. as assistant principal.
Luxford

Luxford

Louise Luxford Elementary School was built in 1961 to serve the families of the 3,200 housing complex, Aragona Village. In July 2000 the school was renovated and now welcomes over 500 students. Their school mascot is the Dragons with the colors green and purple. Its Louis Luxford Elementary School's mission "to connect community, home, and school, in promoting a safe, healthy, engaging, and educationally-responsive environment in which all students will be prepared to succeed as 21st century learners, workers , and citizens."
Lynnhaven

Lynnhaven

Lynnhaven Elementary School first opened its doors in 1963. By 2002 the school was in need of repairs. On June 18th construction started on the schools 7.02 million dollar renovation and modernization plan. The new school was completed in 2004 and dedicated on November 9th. Lynnhaven Elementary School is now home to over 400 students and 42 teachers. They make it their mission "to provide a safe learning environment that empowers all children to achieve their maximum potential." Lynnhaven Elememtary School is Fully Accredited by the Virginia Standards of Learning.
Lynnhaven Middle School

Lynnhaven Middle School

Lynnhaven Middle School servers approximately 1,200 students in grades six through eight. The school sits on a twenty-five acre site in close proximity to Virginia Beach General Hospital. Students come from several elementary schools including Alanton, Birdneck, King's Grant, Kingston, Linkhorn Park, Seatack, and, Trantwood. Upon completion of their studies, most students attend First Colonial and Cox High Schools. In April 2003 Lynnhaven Middle was certified by the National PTA as a Parent Involvement School of Excellence. The certification is a symbol of paretns, staff, and community members working together for the common goral of helping children succeed.
Malibu

Malibu

Home of the Malibu Surfers! Malibu Elementary School prides itself on providing a safe, orderly, and trusting environment. The school first started operating at Plaza Elementary School, but with a growing community soon relocated to another building in 1963. In 2003 the school took on a two-year renovation that provided a new Technology center, state of the art Media Center, and upgraded classrooms. Malibu Elementary stays up to date with the latest's technologies. They have four to five computers in each classroom as well as 30 ipads. Malibu Elementary has several programs available for students including the new BRIDGES program, designed to support K-1 students with autism spectrum disorders. In 2005 the school was recognized for being the top elementary school in the state for reading and was awarded the Virginia State Reading Association Exemplary Reading Program Award. Malibu Elementary is Fully Accredited and has met the Yearly requirements for No Child Left Behind.
New Castle

New Castle

New Castle Elementary is located off Dam Neck Road near the Virginia Beach Amphitheater and Virginia Beach Sports complex. They have an ethnically diverse student population of over 783 students from the neighborhoods of Bellwood Estates, Bellwood Meadows, Bentley Park, Glennwood, Hill Crest Farms, Indian River Coridor, Indian River Estates, Indian River Farms, New Castle, River Lakes, River Oaks, Salem Lakes, Village Bend and Wyndemere. New Castle Elementary is fully accredited and has made the mandates for the No Child Left Behind Federal Legislation. The school prides itself on having an active Parent Teacher Association and many enriching student programs such as Ecology Club, Safety Patrol and Running Club.
Newtown Elementary

Newtown Elementary

Newtown Elementary School is part for the Bayside Tri-Campus partnership that includes Diamond Springs Elementary and Bettie F. Williams Elementary. Newtown Elementary is a Title I School that welcomes over 400 students and 47 instructional staff members. The school believes in promoting partnerships between parents and teachers to encourage, engage, and empower ever student. Their overall goal "is for every child to achieve academic success." Newtown Elementary is home of the Eagles and their school colors are yellow and blue.
North Landing

North Landing

North Landing Elementary school is home of the Rams! They serve a unique mix of urban and rural areas, which include the developments of Courthouse Estates, Indian River plantation, Courthouse Woods, and Victoria Park. They currently serve 515 students and have a teacher population of about 35. North Landing Elementary is fully accredited and is known for their caring staff and academic excellence. The mission at North Landing is "to provide a safe, nurturing, and challenging environment that recognizes individual diversity."
Ocean Lakes

Ocean Lakes

Ocean Lakes Elementary is located in the Dam Neck area of Virginia Beach. With the school being near the Fleet Combat Training Center, a significant number of students are from military families severing at Naval Air Station, Oceana and The Fleet Combat Training Center. The school is also located close to the Virginia Beach, resort area. Ocean Lakes serves approximately 600 students kindergarten through fifth grade. The mission statement of Ocean Lakes Elementary School is "to open the doors of learning to all through a partnership with parents and the community. We will strive to develop the potential for each to become a contributing member of society.
Ocean Lakes High School

Ocean Lakes High School

Home of the Dolphins! Ocean Lakes High School is most known for its Math and Science Academy that started in 1996. Students enrolled in the academy take courses in Math, Science, and English. Ocean Lakes is one of five Virginia Beach High Schools ranked in the top 1200 in Newsweek's 2006 ranking of American High Schools. "The mission of Ocean Lakes High School is to provide a safe, challenging, and innovative learning environment in which all individuals are encourage and empowered to achieve their potential as contributing citizens of society."
Parkway Elementary

Parkway Elementary

Parkway Elementary is located in the heart of the Green Run area of Virginia Beach. This is a Title One school whose doors first opened in September 1987. The school is 67,576 square feet sitting on fifteen acres of land. The school has a large outside playground that includes a basketball court, softball field, challenge course, and an enclosed kindergarten play area. Parkway is a "B" school, which means its 548 students attend school 8:30am to 3:00pm. Parkway Elementary is home of the panthers and takes a special pride in the schools motto "work hard because hard work pays off."
Pembroke Elementary

Pembroke Elementary

Home of the Mustangs! Pembroke Elementary school is located near the Virginia Beach Town Center and Mount Trashmore. Pembroke is unique among elementary schools in that they specialize in serving students with severe disabilities, mental retardation, development delays, learning disabilities, and other health impairments, and emotional disturbances. They are the primary home of the Autistic Children program managed by the Southeastern Cooperative Educational Program. Pembroke Elementary staff believes that "all children have the knowledge and skills to lead productive lives and contribute globally to society."
Pembroke Meadows

Pembroke Meadows

Pembroke Elementary School opened its doors in September 1969. The school served a large rural area, which has since grown into an urban area comprised of single-family dwellings, townhouses, condominiums, and apartments. Today, Pembroke elementary is a fully accredited school with a diverse population of over 450 students. Home of the Panthers, Pembroke Meadows mascot helps students and staff maintain the schools spirit. The school has 11 military partners in education and they are thrilled to have so much support from the community. It is Pembroke's vision "to develop self0directed, collaborative learners who will communicate effectively and adapt to the challenges of a technologically advanced global society.
Plaza Middle School

Plaza Middle School

Home of the Trojans! Located in the Lynnhaven area of Virginia Beach, Plaza Middle is close to the Virginia Beach Expressway and the Lynnhaven mall. The school serves approximately 1080 students with an average class size of 25. The majority of Plaza Middle School students will attend Green Run High School. The school has seven portable classrooms, a wide variety of sports program, and three full time counselors to assist students with academic and personal concerns. They have also been voted the cleanest school in Virginia Beach! Plaza Middle School "is committed to developing its students into independent thinkers, lifelong learners, team players and responsible citizens in a safe, non-threating, stimulating and creative environment."
Point O’ view

Point O’ view

Point O' View elementary is located in the Kempsville area of Virginia Beach on Parliament Drive. The school serves over 500 students with a staff of 39 teachers. "The mission of Point O' View Elementary School, in cooperation with the family and community, is to prepare children to function responsibly and successfully in a changing and global society by promoting life-long learning through a variety of teaching methods based on learning styles an individual needs." The current principal is Dr. Paulette France with Mrs., Janet Smallwood serving as Assistant Principal.
Princess Anne

Princess Anne

Princess Anne Elementary is located in the Princess Anne area of Virginia Beach close to the rural area of Pungo as well as Sandbridge beach. The school has been in the area for over 40 years and is continuingly growing. You will find an experienced staff of over 40 teachers. It is their goal to "create a safe and nurturing environment where all children can explore their talents and reach their potential. The school is committed to educating excellence in all areas and serves students from preschool to fifth grade. They also have preschool, after school care, and special needs programs.
Princess Anne High School

Princess Anne High School

Princess Anne High School is located near the Town Center Area of Virginia Beach. The school is the oldest secondary school in Virginia Beach and in June 2012 Princess Anne, celebrated their 58th graduating class. Princess Anne first opened in 1954 and served what was referred to as the Princess Anne County. Surrounded by a growing area the school is now said to serve the downtown area of Virginia Beach. Today, the school servers approximately 1900 students in grades 9 through 12. It is Princess Anne's vision that "every student is achieving at his/her own maximum potential in a safe, engaging, inspiring, and challenging environment that empowers students to become caring and responsible global citizens."
Princess Anne Middle School

Princess Anne Middle School

Located off Princess Anne Road, Princess Anne Middle School serves approximately 1382 students with a staff of 91 teachers. The school's student population represents the varied interest of Virginia Beach. They serve the farming communities, military dependents, and Sandbridge residents. Princess Anne Middle School has a variety of extracurricular activities including interscholastic competitions. They have also received several honors with music department and drama team. "The mission of Princess Anne Middle School is to develop students who are curious, creative, and critical thinkers, leaders who are empathetic, collaborative and effective communicators, and citizens who are civic minded, socially responsible, and ethical contributors to a global society."
Providence

Providence

Providence Elementary is located one half to the east of Kempsville Road in the Bellany Manor subdivision of Kempsville. They have a diverse population of over 500 students. The school makes it their mission "to meet the unique educational needs of their students in a safe, nurturing environment, instill an enthusiasm for lifelong learning and encourage students to be responsible, respectful citizens."
Red Mill

Red Mill

Red Mill is home of the Dolphins! The school originally opened in 1989 and draws a mix of students from suburban, rural, and beach front areas. The school serves about 700 students from kindergarten through 5th grade. Red Mill Elementary is one of three schools in Virginia Beach to receive the Governor's "State Distinguished Achievement Award" for 2013. A school receives this award for meeting or exceeding all applicable state and federal accountability requirements for at least two consecutive years, and for making progress toward educational goals established by the Board of Education and the Governor.
Rosemont

Rosemont

Rosemont Elementary is located off Rosemont road near the Green Run and Lynnhaven area of Virginia Beach. They serve approximately 376 students with a staff of 37 teachers. Rosemont Elementary is a fully accredited school where students' achievement and attendance are major areas of focus. Rosemont Elementary makes it their mission "to work collaboratively and cohesively with fellow staff, students, families, and the community to prepare our children to become effective communicators, critical thinkers, and problem solvers. We will strive to promote global awareness while developing responsible citizens."
Salem

Salem

Home of the Salem Rams! The school first opened its doors September 1988 with an enrolment of 1140 students K-6. With overcrowding beginning to be an issue, in January 1992 half of the faculty and students moved to Landstown Elementary School. 2009 marked Salem's 21st anniversary. The staff, some of which have been there from the start, are a tight nit group that consider themselves a true family. In 2011 Salem was awarded the Governors Award for Excellence in Education. The school continues to strive under the direction of Principal Janet Zitt and Assistant Principal Janet Lewis.
Salem High School

Salem High School

Home of the Sundevils! Salem High School is located in a 258,862-Square-foot building containing 85 classrooms, an auditorium, a large lecture hall, and a large gym. The school opened in 1989 with a capacity of just over 2,000 students. Salem is home to the Visual and Preforming Art Academy, which consists of four strands of study: music, dance, theatre, and visual arts. Admission to the program is based on an audition/portfolio evaluation, recommendations, and achievement as evidenced by honors or awards. Salem High School is also home to a Chorus department that is recognized as being one of the finest in Virginia Beach. Salem High School makes it their mission "to prepare students to succeed, to achieve, to lead, to excel, and to make a positive difference as productive citizens."
Salem Middle School

Salem Middle School

Salem Middle School is located off Lynnhaven Parkway in Virginia Beach. Salem is fully accredited by the Commonwealth of Virginia for the 5th year in a row. The school opened in September 1988 on a 34 acre site. Now the school serves approximately 1056 students. The schools motto is "Shaping Tomorrows Future." While there mission is to "educate and provide each student with the opportunity to realize his/her potential and develop into an ethical, contributing member of a changing society."
Seatack

Seatack

Located off Birdneck Rd near the Virginia Beach Resort Area, Seatack serves over 400 students K-5 Their current principal is Dr. Mary Daniels with Mr. Mark Jones as the Assistant Principal. "The mission statement and philosophy of Seatack Elementary School and its community is to provide a safe learning environment that empowers all children to achieve their maximum potential.
Shelton Park

Shelton Park

Home of the Lions! Shelton Park is located in the Bayside area of Virginia Beach, serving almost 400 students pk-5. The student population is 82% military dependents and 52% receive free/reduced meals. Shelton is a Title 1 school that has many perks including additional technology, extra teachers, and free summer enrichment classes. Their mission statement "is to ensure that all students acquire the knowledge, skills, and dispositions essential to their success as ongoing learners by providing an effective, safe learning environment for all. Our vision is to be a responsive, collaborative, learner centered community wherein the pursuit of academic and technological excellence will equip all learners with the skills necessary to face the future with confidence and enthusiasm."
Stawbridge

Stawbridge

Opening its doors in 1991, Strawbridge Elementary School is located in the fast-growing, southeastern portion of Virginia Beach. They currently serve approximately 745 students with a staff of 50 teachers. Strawbridge is a fully accredited school that prides itself on 100% PTA membership for the past 10 out of 11 years. They host the Early Discoveries program sponsored by the YMCA as well as the Employment Transition Connection Program. At Strawbridge Elementary School, their mission is to elevate the academic achievement of all children. Their current principal is Mrs. Kelly Coon.
Tallwood

Tallwood

Tallwood Elementary School is located in the Kempsville section of Virginia Beach and servers over 600 students from the townhouse condominiums of Tarleton Oaks, the Tallwood Apartments, the subdivisions of Brandon and Alexandria as well as Regent University Village. Tallwood Elementary got its name from the Nathaniel Nicholas House, which stood on the "Tallwood" Plantation that the school currently sits on. David French is the current principal with Aimee Ferguson as the Assistant Principal. Tallwood's mascot is the Timberwolfs!
Tallwood High School

Tallwood High School

Tallwood High School is located in the southwest area of Virginia Beach. The school was built on the site of an old colonial plantation whose manor house was Tallwood. Tallwood High School first opened its doors in 1992 with a population of 1,748 students. The school is located in a unique building that offers lots of large windows, columns, a courtyard area, arched walkways, and a general atmosphere of openness. Currently Tallwood's student body is comprised of approximately 2000 students and 213 faulty and staff member's In 2005, Tallwood became the home of the Global Studies and World Languages Academy which prepares students to contribute to the world community through multicultural and international perspectives in languages, geography, history, politics, and economics.
Thalia

Thalia

Located off Thalia Road, Thalia Elementary School servers approximately 634 students. The community and the school come together to make sure Thalia students are provided with the best educational experiences. They have a strong volunteer program. Special school events include Field Day, school musicals, and Math Night. "Thalias mission is to provide educational experiences to meet our children's unique needs, to prepare them for life in a changing society, and to nurture in them a lifetime love for learning."
Thoroughgood

Thoroughgood

Thoroughgood Elementary "where seagulls soar." The school was named for the city's founding colonist, Adam Thoroughgood. The school is located near the Thoroughgood House, a national historic landmark which stands in the center of a community which includes the developments of Thoroughgood, Thoroughgood Estates, Thoroughgood Colony, Lake Smith Terrace, Gracetown, Bayville Park, Baylake Pines, Ocean Park, and Hermitage Townhouses. Thoroughgood Elementary School servers a diverse population of over 600 students. Their mission "in cooperation with educators, families, and the community, is to provide our children with the knowledge and skills necessary to face the challenges of the 21st century."
Three oaks

Three oaks

Located near the Red Mill Commons Area, Three Oaks Elementary first opened in the fall of 2005. Although the school can house over 1000 there are approximately 824 students. "The mission of Three Oaks Elementary is to achieve a high level of academic success through a secure learning environment that challenges students to reach their fullest potential and to become a community of lifelong learners." The current principal is Lisa Hannah and the Assistant Principal is Lorrie Voshell.
Trantwood

Trantwood

Trantwood has a rich history that can be traced to when the location was an Algonquin Indian burial ground. The ground later was purchased by the Trant family and turned into a farm. In 1960 the land was sold to the Virginia Beach School Board and construction shortly began on the new school. The school first opened its doors in 1963 to serve the Great Neck area of Virginia Beach. In 2002 the school was renovated and a new addition was added including a new main office, cafeteria, and computer labs. Trantwood serves approximately 560 students in grades kindergarten through five. The current principal is Dr. Patricia Slaughter and the Assistant Principal is Mrs. Grace Colombara.
Virginia Beach Middle School

Virginia Beach Middle School

Virginia Beach Middle School is located in the heart of the Virginia Beach oceanfront on 25th street approximately six blocks from the Atlantic Ocean. This same site has been home to three schools from 1951 to the Present. This includes Virginia Beach High School, Virginia Beach Junior High school, and now built in 1992 Virginia Beach Middle school. Since 1992 the school has had several additions and renovations including an entire new wing, gym, and two new wrestling rooms. The schools philosophy is to provide a safe and effective school with a well-disciplined environment. "We stand proud as Best at the Beach and continue to guide our Seahawks as they reach for the sky and soar to new heights."
White Oaks

White Oaks

Home of the Dragons! White Oaks Elementary school is located in the Kempsville area of Virginia Beach and serves students in the communities Chimney Hill, Midway Manor, Timberlake, Princes Anne Garden, and Towne Square. White Oaks is a K-5 elementary school that is Fully Accredited Title 1 School. White Oaks Elementary prides itself on its variety of programs such as SCA, Daily Dragon Update Morning Show, and Newspaper Staff. "White Oaks Elementary School develops competent, caring, and confident leaders."
Williams Elementary

Williams Elementary

Located off Newtown Rd in Virginia Beach, Bettie F Williams Elementary serves approximately 430 students. The school is part of what is referred to as the "Bayside Tri-Campus," which includes Newtown and Diamond Springs Elementary School. Betty F. Williams offers a highly focused instructional program that houses two grade levels, fourth and fifth grade. They offer a variety of special programs including an extended day POWER Program designed to target students who need additional support in math and reading. Virginia Beach City Parks and Recreation also provide an after-school recreational program.
Windsor Oaks

Windsor Oaks

Home of the Warriors! Windsor Oaks Elementary School serves approximately 640 students grades K-5. The staff and faculty at Window Oaks are dedicated to providing a safe, pleasant, positive environment with clear expectations, consistent consequences and specific goals. "The mission of Windsor Oaks Elementary School is to provide a quality education through the cooperative efforts of home, school, and, community, for all students to meet the challenges of tomorrow.
Windsor Woods

Windsor Woods

Home of the Wildcards! Windsor Woods is located south of I 264, west of Rosemont Road just off of South Plaza Trail. The school has approximately 37 teachers and a little under 400 students. Windsor Woods school motto is Doctrina Est Perpetua, which means "life long learning." Their mission "is to shape young Windsor Woods citizens by combining family and community resources with a variety of teaching methods, which results in life long learning." Windsor Woods current Principal is Mr. C. Drummond Ball and the Assistant Principal in Mrs. Heather Quinn.
Woodstock

Woodstock

Woodstock Elementary school is located near the intersection of Providence Road and Indian River Road. Woodstock has a dedicated staff that works exceptionally hard to educate children and prepare them to effectively meet the challenges of the future. Mrs. Tonilee Olvierio currently servers as the Principal with Mr. Brandon Lugo as Assistant Principal. Woodstock is all about togetherness, working together to build a better future for students. Woodstocks philosophy "is to provide the instruction, educational opportunities, and a support necessary so that our students will develop the fundamental skills and processes necessary so that our students will develop the fundamental skills and processes necessary for continued acquisition and use of knowledge."