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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.

Out-of-Zone Request

The Virginia Beach School Board has etablished attendance and eligibility criteria for those students who request out-of-zone transfers or have been transferred to a school other than the students' established attendance area. School Board Regulation 5-14.1 identifies and explains these requirements in detail. Unless otherwise specified in policy or regulation, a request for an out-of-zone attendance shall not be approved by the appropriate school official where a school exceeds its optimum building utilization level by ten (10%) percent or more.

Prior to requesting an out-of-zone transfer, please read School Board Regulation 5-14.1 and use the appropriate Student Placement Request Forms available below.

Student Placement Request Forms