Top 10 Best Norfolk Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 56 public schools serving 30,776 students in Norfolk, VA. Norfolk has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
The top ranked public schools in Norfolk, VA are Larchmont Elementary School, Walter Herron Taylor Elementary School and Academy For Discovery At Lakewood. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Norfolk, VA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 71% (versus the Virginia public school average of 82%), and reading proficiency score of 66% (versus the 78% statewide average). Schools in Norfolk have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Virginia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Virginia public school average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Norfolk, VA Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Larchmont Elementary School
Math: 93% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1145 Bolling Ave
Norfolk, VA 23508
(757) 451-4180
Grades: PK-5
| 541 students
Rank: #22.
Walter Herron Taylor Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1122 W. Princess Anne Road
Norfolk, VA 23507
(757) 628-2525
Grades: PK-5
| 351 students
Rank: #33.
Academy For Discovery At Lakewood
Math: 85% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1701 Alsace Ave
Norfolk, VA 23509
(757) 628-2477
Grades: 3-8
| 807 students
Rank: #44.
Sewells Point Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7928 Hampton Blvd
Norfolk, VA 23505
(757) 451-4160
Grades: PK-5
| 601 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Larrymore Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
7600 Halprin Dr
Norfolk, VA 23518
(757) 531-3070
Grades: PK-5
| 588 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Tarrallton Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2080 Tarrallton Dr
Norfolk, VA 23518
(757) 531-1800
Grades: PK-5
| 368 students
Rank: #77.
Mary Calcott Elementary School
Math: 90% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
137 Westmont Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23503
(757) 531-3039
Grades: PK-5
| 557 students
Rank: #88.
Ghent K-8
Math: 85% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
200 Shirley Ave
Norfolk, VA 23517
(757) 628-2565
Grades: K-8
| 513 students
Rank: #99.
Matthew Fontaine Maury High School
Magnet School
Math: 80% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
322 Shirley Ave
Norfolk, VA 23517
(757) 628-3344
Grades: 9-12
| 1,673 students
Rank: #1010.
Bay View Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1434 Bay View Blvd
Norfolk, VA 23503
(757) 531-3030
Grades: PK-5
| 668 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Camp Allen Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
501 C Street
Norfolk, VA 23505
(757) 451-4170
Grades: PK-5
| 458 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Willard Model Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1511 Willow Wood Dr
Norfolk, VA 23509
(757) 628-2721
Grades: PK-5
| 521 students
Rank: #1313.
Lake Taylor High School
Math: 78% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1384 Kempsville Rd
Norfolk, VA 23502
(757) 892-3200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,237 students
Rank: #1414.
Granby High School
Math: 70% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7101 Granby St
Norfolk, VA 23505
(757) 451-4110
Grades: 9-12
| 2,010 students
Rank: #1515.
Ingleside Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
976 Ingleside Rd
Norfolk, VA 23502
(757) 892-3270
Grades: PK-5
| 551 students
Rank: #1616.
Norview High School
Magnet School
Math: 72% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6501 Chesapeake Blvd
Norfolk, VA 23513
(757) 852-4500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,893 students
Rank: #1717.
Northside Middle School
Math: 77% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
8720 Granby St
Norfolk, VA 23503
(757) 531-3150
Grades: 6-8
| 811 students
Rank: #1818.
Norview Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6401 Chesapeake Blvd
Norfolk, VA 23513
(757) 852-4660
Grades: PK-5
| 430 students
Rank: #1919.
Crossroads School
Math: 75% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8021 Old Ocean View Rd.
Norfolk, VA 23518
(757) 531-3050
Grades: PK-8
| 894 students
Rank: #2020.
Ocean View Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
9501 Mason Creek Rd
Norfolk, VA 23503
(757) 531-3105
Grades: K-5
| 681 students
Rank: #2121.
Suburban Park Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
310 Thole St
Norfolk, VA 23505
(757) 531-3118
Grades: PK-5
| 464 students
Rank: #2222.
Tanners Creek Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1335 Longdale Dr
Norfolk, VA 23513
(757) 852-4555
Grades: PK-5
| 557 students
Rank: #2323.
Booker T Washington High School
Math: 71% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1111 Park Ave
Norfolk, VA 23504
(757) 628-3575
Grades: 9-12
| 927 students
Rank: #2424.
Norview Middle School
Math: 71% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6325 Sewells Point Rd
Norfolk, VA 23513
(757) 852-4600
Grades: 6-8
| 1,060 students
Rank: #2525.
Little Creek Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7900 Tarpon Place
Norfolk, VA 23518
(757) 531-3080
Grades: PK-5
| 715 students
Rank: #2626.
Sherwood Forest Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3035 Sherwood Forest Lane
Norfolk, VA 23513
(757) 852-4500
Grades: PK-5
| 600 students
Rank: #2727.
Granby Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7101 Newport Ave
Norfolk, VA 23505
(757) 451-4150
Grades: PK-5
| 582 students
Rank: #2828.
Blair Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 63% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(5)
730 Spotswood Ave
Norfolk, VA 23517
(757) 628-2400
Grades: 6-8
| 1,151 students
Rank: #2929.
Azalea Gardens Middle School
Math: 66% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
7721 Azalea Garden Rd
Norfolk, VA 23518
(757) 531-3000
Grades: 6-8
| 919 students
Rank: #3030.
Tidewater Park Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1045 E Brambleton Ave
Norfolk, VA 23504
(757) 628-2500
Grades: 3-5
| 285 students
Rank: #3131.
Fairlawn Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1132 Wade St
Norfolk, VA 23502
(757) 892-3260
Grades: 3-5
| 260 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Coleman Place Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2445 Palmyra St.
Norfolk, VA 23513
(757) 852-4641
Grades: PK-5
| 680 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Oceanair Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
600 Dudley Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23503
(757) 531-3095
Grades: PK-5
| 559 students
Rank: #3434.
Lake Taylor Middle School
Math: 59% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1380 Kempsville Rd
Norfolk, VA 23502
(757) 892-3230
Grades: 6-8
| 615 students
Rank: #3535.
Richard Bowling Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
2700 E. Princess Anne Rd.
Norfolk, VA 23504
(757) 628-2515
Grades: PK-5
| 575 students
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Norfolk, Virginia Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1025 Widgeon Rd
Norfolk, VA 23513
(757) 852-4630
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2600 East Princess Anne Rd
Norfolk, VA 23504
(757) 628-2555
Grades: PK-5
| 372 students
446 Virginia Ave
Norfolk, VA 23508
(757) 628-3338
Grades: PK
| 130 students
865 Monticello Ave
Norfolk, VA 23510
(804) 683-8417
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
800 W Olney Rd
Norfolk, VA 23501
(804) 628-3000
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Norfolk Re-ed (Closed 2008)
Special Education School
2861 E. Princess Anne Rd.
Norfolk, VA 23504
(757) 892-3960
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
922 W 21st St
Norfolk, VA 23517
(757) 628-3300
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
900 Asbury Ave
Norfolk, VA 23513
(757) 852-4570
Grades: PK-5
| 346 students
7620 Shirland Ave
Norfolk, VA 23505
(757) 451-4133
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
1330 Branch Rd
Norfolk, VA 23513
(757) 852-4610
Grades: 8
| 122 students
St. Marys Infant Home (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
317 Chapel St
Norfolk, VA 23510
(757) 628-2743
Grades: PK-8
| 79 students
6160 Kempsville Cr., Suite 300
Norfolk, VA 23502
(757) 892-6100
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
446 Virginia Ave
Norfolk, VA 23508
(757) 628-3327
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2861 E. Princess Anne Rd.
Norfolk, VA 23504
(757) 892-3960
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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