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2024-25 federal grant information presented to Virginia Beach School Board

The Virginia Beach School Board received information about proposed federal grant applications at its May 14 meeting. For the 2024-25 school year, Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) would receive approximately $21.1 million in formula grant funds through programs authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA).

2024-25 federal grant information presented to Virginia Beach School Board

The Virginia Beach School Board received information about proposed federal grant applications at its May 14 meeting. For the 2024-25 school year, Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) would receive approximately $21.1 million in formula grant funds through programs authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA).

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach names Dr. Donald Robertson Jr. superintendent

The School Board of the City of Virginia Beach voted to name Dr. Donald Robertson Jr. as superintendent at its meeting Jan. 23. A native of Hampton Roads, Dr. Robertson began his career as a math teacher with Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) in 1988 and progressed in leadership roles including assistant principal of Bayside High School, principal of Salem High School, chief strategy and innovation officer, chief schools officer, chief of staff and acting superintendent. 

Logo Virginia Beach City Public Schools Charting the Course

Hundreds of Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) students will participate in the 16th Annual African American Male Summit on Jan. 20 at Frank W. Cox High School. Boys in grades six through 12 will share ideas with each other and with adult community members on topics such as student leadership, community involvement, relationship-building, and physical and mental well-being.

Annual School Report Cards

Dear families:

As a school division, we value providing our families and communities with data to evaluate school performance and progress. Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) is pleased to provide you with a direct link to the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) School Quality Profiles. These profiles contain information about accreditation, the historical Standards of Learning (SOL) scores and passing rates, student enrollment and characteristics, school readiness, college and career readiness, finance, learning climate, and teacher quality for our schools and for VBCPS as a division. To access the VDOE School Quality Profiles, please click the link below and select the name of a school to view the school’s information.

VBCPS is dedicated to eliminating achievement and opportunity gaps so that all students maximize their potential and every child is future ready. This commitment is reflected in our strategic framework, Compass to 2025. We know we could not accomplish the vision outlined in Compass to 2025 without you and your family, along with our teachers, staff, and community. We hope that you will continue to help us succeed through your commitment to your child's learning and by maintaining an active role in your child's education. To follow our progress in meeting the goals of Compass to 2025, visit our progress webpage.  Other data regarding VBCPS is available on our Facts and Figures webpage.

If you have any questions about the School Quality Profiles or Compass to 2025, please contact the Office of Planning, Innovation, and Accountability at 757.263.1199.  If you have questions about the content of a specific school quality profile, you may also contact the school’s principal.

Sincerely,
Donald E. Robertson Jr., Ph.D.
Superintendent