Norfolk City Public Schools is a public school district located in Norfolk, VA. It has 31,425 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 62% of students are at least proficient in math and 71% in reading.
Norfolk City Public Schools Rankings
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- B1,315 Students
- B+891 Students
- C+656 Students
- A+618 Students
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- A503 Students
- A-459 Students
- C+454 Students
- C+447 Students
- B-417 Students
Norfolk City Public Schools Reviews
Currently, I am an Old Dominion University student and have attended the past two years. The only reason I have only attended a few years is because I am a transfer student. Old Dominion University is a wonderful place to attend college with professors that truly are invested in your success as a student and for the future. As I am on campus I feel safe, but when leaving campus I always stay aware of my surroundings which is why I didn't give a five star rating. The nightlife is great at Old Dominion University that I have heard, I have not attended any such events due to living off campus. There are plenty of eateries in the area and always something to do!
It’s not the worst but it’s far from the best. It really depends on what school you go to, but overall students seem dissatisfied about certain aspects of the school board. These dissatisfactions wouldn’t be an issue, but unfortunately as students we feel like we are t heard by the people who are supposed to be representing us. At the high schools, they just started this quarter system completely out of the blue which caused uproar by all seniors applying for colleges. Despite us bringing this up downtown, no changes were made. I cannot speak for the entire class of 2019, but I am tired of feeling like a lab rat to NPS’ constantly changing policy. Although there are problems with the overall school district, the individual schools have their own ways of handling these changes and making the students feel better about them.
Norfolk Public Schools were a great educational experience for me, however I was in the International Baccalaureate Program. I found many of my friends who were not in this program stuggling with horrible teachers, overpopulated classes, and the overall bureaucratic process of getting any change implemented. Even I dealled with this last issue, as I once tried speaking out about a certain faculty member and had a administrator tell both me and mother, who had written quite a few emails before even hearing a response from said principal, that there was no problem here. Well, kids were facing this everyday. Change was very hard to implement due to this attitude of administrators. If there was no problem, then kids (and parents) wouldn’t be reporting these problems at all.