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For the 2021 school year, there are 21 public schools serving 14,359 students in Suffolk, VA. Suffolk has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
The top ranked public schools in Suffolk, VA are Northern Shores Elementary School, Driver Elementary School and Oakland Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Suffolk, VA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 69% (versus the Virginia public school average of 72%), and reading proficiency score of 77% (versus the 80% statewide average). Schools in Suffolk have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Virginia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Virginia public school average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Suffolk, VA Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Northern Shores Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    6701 Respass Beach Rd
    Suffolk, VA 23435
    (757) 923-4169

    Grades: PK-5 | 895 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Driver Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4270 Driver Lane
    Suffolk, VA 23435
    (757) 923-4106

    Grades: PK-5 | 597 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Oakland Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    5505 Godwin Blvd
    Suffolk, VA 23434
    (757) 923-5248

    Grades: PK-5 | 478 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Nansemond River High School Magnet School
    Math: 71% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    3301 Nansemond Pkwy
    Suffolk, VA 23435
    (757) 923-4101

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,553 student
  • Rank: #55.
    Pioneer Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    150 Pioneer Rd
    Suffolk, VA 23437
    (757) 925-5782

    Grades: PK-5 | 639 students
  • Rank: #66.
    John Yeates Middle School Math: 70% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4901 Bennetts Pasture Rd
    Suffolk, VA 23435
    (757) 923-4105

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,241 student
  • Rank: #77.
    Kilby Shores Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    111 Kilby Shores Dr
    Suffolk, VA 23434
    (757) 934-6214

    Grades: PK-5 | 530 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Lakeland High School Magnet School
    Math: 62% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    214 Kenyon Road
    Suffolk, VA 23434
    (757) 925-5790

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,019 student
  • Rank: #99.
    Forest Glen Middle School Math: 71% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    200 Forest Glen Dr
    Suffolk, VA 23434
    (757) 925-5780

    Grades: 6-8 | 449 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Creekside Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1000 Bennetts Creek Park Road
    Suffolk, VA 23435
    (757) 923-4251

    Grades: PK-5 | 947 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    King's Fork High School Math: 60% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    351 Kings Fork Road
    Suffolk, VA 23434
    (757) 923-5240

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,501 student
  • Rank: #1212.
    Nansemond Parkway Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3012 Nansemond Pkwy
    Suffolk, VA 23434
    (757) 923-4167

    Grades: PK-5 | 539 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Hillpoint Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1101 Hillpoint Rd
    Suffolk, VA 23434
    (757) 925-6750

    Grades: PK-5 | 762 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    King's Fork Middle School Math: 60% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    350 Kings Fork Rd.
    Suffolk, VA 23434
    (757) 923-5246

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,003 student
  • Rank: #1515.
    Elephant's Fork Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2316 William Reid Dr
    Suffolk, VA 23434
    (757) 923-5250

    Grades: PK-5 | 594 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Mack Benn Junior Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1253 Nansemond Pkwy
    Suffolk, VA 23434
    (757) 934-6224

    Grades: PK-5 | 662 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    John F. Kennedy Middle School Math: 57% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2325 E Washington St
    Suffolk, VA 23434
    (757) 934-6212

    Grades: 6-8 | 528 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Booker T. Washington Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    204 Walnut Street
    Suffolk, VA 23434
    (757) 934-6226

    Grades: PK-5 | 422 students
  • Rank: #19-2119.- 21.
    The College And Career Academy At Pruden Vocational School
    4169 Pruden Blvd
    Suffolk, VA 23434
    (757) 925-5651

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #19-2119.- 21.7401 Burbage Drive
    Suffolk, VA 23434
    (757) 925-6752

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #19-2119.- 21.
    Turlington Woods Alternative Alternative School
    629 Turlington Rd
    Suffolk, VA 23434
    (757) 934-6215

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
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