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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).

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.

Middle School

Middle School Summer School

2024 Middle School Summer School Opportunities and Registration

The 2024 Middle School summer programing will offer opportunities for:

  • Repeat courses for students who did not successfully complete a course during the regular school year (Repeat Face to Face Courses)
  • Step Up opportunities are face-to-face sessions and students may take one per session. Register in the webstore here.
  • 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 as 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.

Electronic registration and payment online begins on May 1, 2024 for face-to-face REPEAT courses through the webstore. Registration closes on June 17, 2024. A student identification number (lunch number) will need to be provided at the time of registration.

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 Schools 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. No classes on July 4.
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
Middle School Sites Cluster Schools
Great Neck Middle School Bayside 6 Campus/ Bayside Middle/Independence Middle/Lynnhaven Middle/Plaza Middle/Virginia Beach Middle
Princess Anne Middle School Brandon Middle/Corporate Landing Middle/Kempsville Middle/Landstown Middle/Larkspur Middle/Salem Middle
Renaissance Academy Division SECEP, ReEd (K-12) Secondary ASP, EBICS
Princess Anne High School (West Wing) Secondary (FAF, AAF), Secondary CC & Step K-12 & MS FAF


*Old Donation School students will register selecting their neighborhood school.
**For program guides in English, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese and Traditional Chinese please email your request to Shannon Leonard at Shannon.Leonard@vbschools.com.