Top 10 Best Suffolk Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 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 Nansemond River High School, John Yeates Middle School and Northern Shores 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 84% (versus the Virginia public school average of 82%), and reading proficiency score of 77% (versus the 78% statewide average). Schools in Suffolk have an average ranking of 5/10, 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).

Best Suffolk, VA Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Nansemond River High School
Magnet School
Math: 91% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3301 Nansemond Pkwy
Suffolk, VA 23435
(757) 923-4101
Grades: 9-12
| 1,553 students
Rank: #22.
John Yeates Middle School
Math: 92% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
4901 Bennetts Pasture Rd
Suffolk, VA 23435
(757) 923-4105
Grades: 6-8
| 1,241 students
Rank: #33.
Northern Shores Elementary School
Math: 90% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6701 Respass Beach Rd
Suffolk, VA 23435
(757) 923-4169
Grades: PK-5
| 895 students
Rank: #44.
King's Fork High School
Math: 89% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
351 Kings Fork Road
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 923-5240
Grades: 9-12
| 1,501 students
Rank: #55.
Colonel Fred Cherry Middle School
Math: 87% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
7401 Burbage Drive
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 925-6752
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: #66.
Oakland Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(6)
5505 Godwin Blvd
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 923-5248
Grades: PK-5
| 478 students
Rank: #77.
Kilby Shores Elementary School
Math: 88% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
111 Kilby Shores Dr
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 934-6214
Grades: PK-5
| 530 students
Rank: #88.
Forest Glen Middle School
Math: 83% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
200 Forest Glen Dr
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 925-5780
Grades: 6-8
| 449 students
Rank: #99.
Pioneer Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
150 Pioneer Rd
Suffolk, VA 23437
(757) 925-5782
Grades: PK-5
| 639 students
Rank: #1010.
Lakeland High School
Magnet School
Math: 81% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
214 Kenyon Road
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 925-5790
Grades: 9-12
| 1,019 students
Rank: #1111.
Creekside Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Bennetts Creek Park Road
Suffolk, VA 23435
(757) 923-4251
Grades: PK-5
| 947 students
Rank: #1212.
Nansemond Parkway Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3012 Nansemond Pkwy
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 923-4167
Grades: PK-5
| 539 students
Rank: #1313.
King's Fork Middle School
Math: 79% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
350 Kings Fork Rd.
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 923-5246
Grades: 6-8
| 1,003 students
Rank: #1414.
Hillpoint Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1101 Hillpoint Rd
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 925-6750
Grades: PK-5
| 762 students
Rank: #1515.
Elephant's Fork Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2316 William Reid Dr
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 923-5250
Grades: PK-5
| 594 students
Rank: #1616.
John F. Kennedy Middle School
Math: 73% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
2325 E Washington St
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 934-6212
Grades: 6-8
| 528 students
Rank: #1717.
Mack Benn Junior Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1253 Nansemond Pkwy
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 934-6224
Grades: PK-5
| 662 students
Rank: #1818.
Booker T. Washington Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
204 Walnut Street
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 934-6226
Grades: PK-5
| 422 students
The College And Career Academy At Pruden
Vocational School
4169 Pruden Blvd
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 925-5651
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Driver Elementary School
(1)
4270 Driver Lane
Suffolk, VA 23435
(757) 923-4106
Grades: PK-5
| 597 students
Turlington Woods Alternative
Alternative School
629 Turlington Rd
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 934-6215
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Suffolk, Virginia

Suffolk, Virginia Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
4540 Nansemond Pkwy
Suffolk, VA 23435
(757) 923-4164
Grades: PK-1
| 227 students
4169 Pruden Avenue
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 925-5651
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2325 E Washington St
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 925-5560
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3264 Pruden Blvd
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 923-5244
Grades: PK-5
| 211 students
4169 Pruden Blvd
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 539-7407
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
132 Robertson St
Suffolk, VA 23438
(757) 934-6211
Grades: PK-5
| 189 students
Suffolk Re-ed (Closed 2008)
Special Education School
2327 E. Washington St.
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 539-2388
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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