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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.

Preschool Information

Preschool Information:

  • Preschool days: Tuesday - Friday

  • Preschool times: (choose one session)

Morning Session 8:00 am - 10:00 am Afternoon Session 11:25 am - 1:25 pm

  • Preschool year: October 4 (first day of preschool) to June 1 (graduation day)

  • The preschool follows VBCPS holidays/staff days schedule

Preschool Tuition:

  • $500/year, may be paid in four installments of $125 each

  • Cash, checks and credit cards accepted

Acceptance Qualifications:

  • Child must be 3 years-old by September 30.

  • Child must be potty-trained.

  • Child must have current physical and immunizations prior to October start of school.