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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.

High School

High School Summer School

2024 High School Summer School Opportunities and Registration

The 2024 high school summer programs provide opportunities for:

  • Virginia Beach Digital Campus credit courses for students who want to accelerate their program of study or those behind in credits needing a full course to stay on the proper graduation schedule. (VBDC) Course dates are June 18 - August 6.
  • Repeat courses are only for students who did not successfully complete a course during the regular school year (Repeat Face to Face Courses)
  • Preparation opportunities for select math or science courses to develop skills for the upcoming school year (Boosts)
  • English as a Second Language courses for students who are identified limited in English (English as a Second language)
  • SOL Fast Track Tutoring to retake an SOL course to meet the Standards of Learning (SOL) verified credit diploma criteria.

Virginia Beach Digital Campus (VBDC) electronic registration and payment begins on May 1, 2024 through the Web Store. Registration closes on June 9, 2024. VBDC course electronic registration and payment must be completed before leaving the webstore. Students are not officially registered until payment is processed through the webstore. A student identification number (lunch number) will need to be provided at the time of registration. Students may be registered to take up to two VBDC courses.

Repeat face-to-face course electronic registration and payment begins on May 1, 2024 through the Web Store. Registration closes on June 17, 2024. Repeat face-to-face course electronic registration and payment must be completed before leaving the webstore. Students are not officially registered until payment is processed through the webstore. A student identification number (lunch number) will need to be provided at the time of registration. Students may be registered to take one REPEAT course each session.

Boost opportunities will be accessed through FEV Tutor. There is no electronic registration or payment required for Boost opportunities. For more information, please access the Boost Icon located below.

Registration for English as a Second Language Summer School Courses for eligible English Learners will be processed by each school.. There is no electronic registration or payment required for English as a Second Language. 

Registration for SOL Fast Track Tutoring will be processed by each school. There is no electronic registration or payment required for SOL Fast Track Tutoring.

Registration for Special Education Summer School Opportunities will be processed by each school.

Questions regarding Secondary Summer School should be directed to summerschool@vbschools.com

*Students will register in the Virginia Beach City Public School Webstore by selecting the appropriate cluster site.

Student Schedule
Monday-Thursday (No classes on Friday)

Session Date Range Face-to-Face Hours Asynchronous Hours
Session 1 Tuesday, June 25 – Monday, July 11
No classes on July 4.
Monday – Thursday
9:10 am – 1:10 pm
Face-to-face instruction
Monday – Thursday
Two hours asynchronous assignments
Session 2 Monday, July 15 – Tuesday, July 30 Monday – Thursday
9:10 am – 1:10 pm
Face-to-face instruction
Monday – Thursday
Two hours asynchronous assignments
High School Sites Cluster Schools
Cox High School Bayside High, First Colonial High, Ocean Lakes High, Princess Anne High
Salem High School Green Run High, Kellam High, Kempsville High, Landstown High, Tallwood High
Renaissance Academy Division SECEP, ReEd (K-12) Secondary ASP, EBICS
Princess Anne High School Secondary (FAF, AAF), Secondary CC & Step K-12 & MS FAF

*For program guides in English, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese and Traditional Chinese please email your request to Shannon Leonard at Shannon.Leonard@vbschools.com.