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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.

School Hours

Elementary School Hours

Group "A" Elementary Schools
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Student Hours: 8:05 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.
Arrowhead Lynnhaven
Bayside Ocean Lakes
Birdneck Pembroke
Centerville Providence
Christopher Farms Red Mill
College Park Rosemont
Dey Shelton Park
Fairfield Thalia
Glenwood Three Oaks
Holland Trantwood
Landstown Williams
Luxford Windsor Woods

Old Donation School
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Student Hours: 8:40 a.m. - 3:44 p.m.
Elementary Art & Dance - Follows normal student hours

Group "B" Elementary Schools
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Student Hours: 8:45 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Alanton Newtown
Brookwood North Landing
Cooke Parkway
Corporate Landing Pembroke Meadows
Creeds Point O'View
Diamond Springs Princess Anne
Green Run Rosemont Forest
Hermitage Salem
Indian Lakes Seatack
Kempsville Strawbridge
Kempsville Meadows Tallwood
King's Grant Thoroughgood
Kingston White Oaks
Linkhorn Park Windsor Oaks
Malibu Woodstock
New Castle  
   

Elementary Special Needs

  Student Hours
Group A Elementary Kindergarten AM Session 8:05 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Group A Elementary Kindergarten PM Session 11:25 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.
Group B Elementary Kindergarten AM Session 8:45 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
Group B Elementary Kindergarten PM Session 12:05 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Middle School Hours

  Student Hours Office Hours
Grades 6 - 8 9:25 a.m. - 4:05 p.m. 8:05 a.m. - 4:35 p.m.
Bayside Sixth-Grade Campus 9:00 a.m. - 3:40 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Old Donation School 8:40 a.m. - 3:44 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Old Donation School Middle School Dance 8:40 a.m. - 2:05 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Renaissance Academy Middle School Program 9:25 a.m. - 4:05 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

High School Hours

 
Student Hours Office Hours
Grades 9 - 12 7:20 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
   Renaissance High 7:20 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
   
Advanced Technology Center   7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
   Morning Session 7:40 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.
   Afternoon Session 11:05 a.m. - 1:35 p.m.
   
Technical & Career Education Center   7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
   Morning Session 7:40 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.
   Afternoon Session 11:10 a.m. - 1:40 p.m.
   
Environmental Studies Program   7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
   Morning Session 7:40 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.
   Afternoon Session 11:05 a.m. - 1:35 p.m.

Notification Process of School Closing or Cancellations

Should schools be closed or cancelled due to an emergency, inclement weather, or any other condition that may affect the safety of our children and staff, parents and staff will be notified through a telephone call and/or email using the AlertNow notification system. For your convenience, an official notice pertaining to the status of the emergency and/or school operating hours will also be posted on the home page of the school division's website - vbschools.com.

You may call 757.263.1000 for the most current information on school openings or closings.

Adjusted Dismissal Schedule for All Students

School/Program Adjusted Dismissal Schedule
Elementary Schools
A Elementary School including Pre-K Programs 8:05 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.
A Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) morning session 8:05 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
A Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) afternoon session 10:10 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.
AADA @ Seatack ES - all students 8:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
B Elementary School Including Pre-K Programs 8:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
B Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) morning session 8:45 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.
B Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) afternoon session 10:50 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Old Donation School (no art or dance on adjusted dismissal days) 8:40 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.
Middle Schools
Middle School 9:25 a.m. - 1:35 p.m.
Bayside 6th Grade Campus 9:00 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
Old Donation School 8:40 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.
Renaissance MS 9:25 a.m. - 1:35 p.m.
High Schools  
High School 7:20 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
ATC a.m. session 7:40 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.
ATC p.m. session No PM Session
Environmental Studies @ Brock a.m. Session 7:40 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.
Environmental Studies @ Brock p.m. Session No PM Session
Gov School No Gov School
Renaissance HS 7:20 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Renaissance TREAP 7:20 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
TCE a.m. session 7:40 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.
TCE p.m. session No PM Session