U.S. News & World Report recently ranked Kingston Elementary and Old Donation School as the No. 1 elementary and middle schools in Virginia. Old Donation School, which has students in grades two through eight and is the home of the Edward E. Brickell Academy for Advanced Academics & Arts, was also ranked as the No. 2 elementary school in the state.
The Virginia Beach Technical and Career Education Center opened its doors in September 1972 to provide career-training opportunities for students in grades 11 and 12. Since that time, the Tech Center has maintained focus on career preparation and employability for all of its students. The areas of safety, technical expertise and authentic workplace experiences are the instructional foundation of all 23 credentialed Tech Center programs.
The Tech Center has a dedicated staff that is both highly qualified and highly committed to the success of our students. Through industry-driven curriculum and community partnerships, Tech Center students gain real-world skills to become successful in their chosen fields.