Norfolk City School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 52 public schools serving 30,776 students in Norfolk City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Virginia.
Public Schools in Norfolk City School District 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).
The top ranked public schools in Norfolk City School District 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 City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
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).

Top Rankings

Norfolk City School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Virginia for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Norfolk City School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (VA)
# Schools
52 Schools
2,121 Schools
# Students
30,776 Students
1,290,608 Students
# Teachers
2,214 Teachers
85,953 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Norfolk City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 135 school districts in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 79% has increased from 75% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (VA)
Overall District Rank
#119 out of 135 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Norfolk City   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
82%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Norfolk City   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Norfolk City   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
79%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Norfolk City   School District and public school graduation rate of VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.59
0.68
# American Indian Students
116 Students
3,484 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
719 Students
90,285 Students
% Asian Students
2%
7%
# Hispanic Students
2,901 Students
202,972 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
16%
# Black Students
18,396 Students
288,916 Students
% Black Students
60%
22%
# White Students
6,634 Students
631,420 Students
% White Students
22%
49%
# Hawaiian Students
86 Students
2,044 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,924 Students
71,487 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,929
33,581
# Students in K Grade:
2,609
90,873
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,612
94,190
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,408
94,056
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,511
96,830
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,423
99,179
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,368
99,433
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,143
97,617
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,102
96,633
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,931
96,881
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,768
103,902
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,082
99,508
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,451
94,828
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,439
93,097
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,186 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,340. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,109 is less than the state median of $12,303. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (VA)
Total Revenue
$375 MM
$46 MM
This chart display total revenue of Norfolk City   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$373 MM
$46 MM
This chart display total spending of Norfolk City   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,186
$12,340
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Norfolk City   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,109
$12,303
This chart display average spending per public school student in Norfolk City   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Norfolk City School District 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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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Norfolk City Public Schools
  • 800 E City Hall Ave., Room 1200, Norfolk, VA, 23510
  • (757) 628-3830
  • nps.k12.va.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 30,776 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 79% (Btm 50% in VA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 71% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.59

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