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3364 A Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23459
Each installation provides information about the types of schools and programs offered on or near your installation for your child. Learn about the types of programs, guidelines and requirements for each school. Whether you choose to send your child to a Department of Defense School, a private school or public school, your installation can help you explore all of your options to make the right decision for you and your child.
There are no DODDS or private schools on any installation in the Hampton Roads region.
Virginia Beach Public Schools include 56 elementary schools, 15 middle schools and 12 high schools.
Note: In Virginia, your physical address determines the schools your children will attend.
The Joint Expeditionary Base-Little Creek-Fort Story school liaison officer, in collaboration with the Naval Air Station Oceana SLO, support military-connected students in all Virginia Beach City Public Schools.
Alanton, Arrowhead, Bayside, Birdneck, Brookwood, Centerville, Christopher Farms, College Park, Cooke, Corporate Landing, Creeds; Dey, Diamond Springs, Fairfield, Glenwood, Green Run, Hermitage, Holland, Indian Lakes, Kempsville, Kempsville Meadows, Kings Grant, Kingston, Landstown, Linkhorn Park, Luxford, Lynnhaven, Malibu, New Castle, Newtown, North Landing, Ocean Lakes, Old Donation, Parkway, Pembroke, Pembroke Meadows, Point O’View, Princess Anne, Providence, Red Mill, Rosemont, Rosemont Forest, Salem, Seatack, Shelton Park, Strawbridge, Tallwood, Thalia, Thoroughgood, Three Oaks, Trantwood, White Oaks, Williams, Windsor Oaks, Windsor Woods and Woodstock
Bayside, Bayside Sixth, Brandon, Corporate Landing, Great Neck, Independence, Kempsville, Landstown, Larkspur, Lynnhaven, Old Donation, Plaza, Princess Anne; Salem and Virginia Beach
Bayside, Cox, Green Run, Green Run Collegiate, First Colonial, Kellam, Kempsville, Landstown, Ocean Lakes, Princess Anne, Salem and Tallwood
Please find specific enrollment/registration information at the Virginia Beach City Public Schools website. Medical information, required immunizations and forms are included. Registration must be done in person and at the zoned school site.
Students living one mile or more from the schools are provided with school bus transportation. Afterschool activity buses are provided at most area high schools. Special wheelchair transportation is available for children with disabilities.
There are many private school options in the Hampton Roads area which include, but are not limited to, Montessori, religious affiliation, and Special Education. The Virginia Council for Private Education (VCPE) provides a complete listing of private school options for the state of Virginia. Additionally, The Private School Review can provide a listing of all private schools by city.
Another option is for the parents to teach their children at home instead of sending them to a public or private school. Each state has different laws governing home schooling. Many communities have organizations that assist home schooling families with curriculum and opportunities to meet other homeschooled students. Homeschooling your child requires registration with the local school district or the Virginia Department of Education.
The Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story school liaison officer is located at 3364 A St., Building 3364, Virginia Beach, VA 23459, and can be reached at 757-578-0404.
Navy school liaison officers support school and community partnerships that promote the academic, social and emotional success of military-connected children.
Norfolk Public Schools -- 800 E. City Hall Ave., Norfolk, VA 23510-2723 – Call 757-628-3830
Virginia Beach Public Schools -- 2512 George Mason Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23456-0038 – Call757-263-1000 or 757-263-1011
Chesapeake Public Schools -- 312 Cedar Road, Chesapeake, VA 23322-5514 – Call 757-547-0165
Portsmouth Public Schools -- 801 Crawford St., Portsmouth, VA 23705-0998 – Call 757-393-8751 orfax 757-393-5238
Suffolk Public Schools -- 100 N. Main St., Suffolk, VA 23434 – Call 757-925-6750 or fax 757-925-6751
Virginia Standards of Learning
The Standards of Learning for Virginia Public Schools describe the expectations for student learning and achievement in grades kindergarten-12 in English, math, science, history and social science, technology, the fine arts, foreign language, health and physical education, and driver education. SOL scores have become an important tool for the state to see how well the schools are educating the children. Students must earn the required number of verified units of credit to receive a high school diploma. Go to the Virginia Department of Education website for further information.
The Governor's School
The Virginia's Governor's School Program, which began in 1973 when Gov. Linwood Holton established the first summer residential programs for 400 gifted students across the commonwealth, is still strong today. With the support of the VDOE and the General Assembly, the governor's schools have expanded to not only include summer programs, but summer regional and academic year programs. These programs serve more than 7,500 gifted and talented students from all parts of the commonwealth. Each school creates a program tailored to meet the needs of its gifted high school students. Gifted students are able to explore and accelerate in areas ranging from arts to government and international studies, global economics, mathematics, science and technology. Students are involved in classroom and laboratory work, field studies, research, individual and group projects, performances and seminars with noted scholars, visiting artists and other professionals. For additional information regarding the Virginia Governor’s School Program, check it out online.
Magnet schools are ones that focus on a certain program of study (i.e. environmental sciences, art and music, as well as general studies). Contact the school district your child will be attending to get specific information on requirements and enrollment.
Alternative education programs are available in all Hampton Roads public schools. These are generally schools whose educational philosophies are different from traditional programs. Typically, alternative schools have small classes, social and emotional development curriculum and self-paced academic curriculum. This title is used officially as well as informally to describe a wide range of schools, so it's important to ask a specific school why it is classified as “alternative.”