SPS will be using a new volunteer application process for the 2015-2016 year, Volunteer Connect.
Click here for information about Volunteer guidelines and opportunities.
Sign up now to VOLUNTEER for the 2015-2016 school year.
Click the link below for information about summer school, including bus routes.
Monday, June 15 – Thursday, June 26 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Monday, June 29 – Thursday, July 2 800 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday, July 6 – Thursday, August 21 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
This event for student and parents will feature:
For more information on the gifted education program, call Dr. Maria Lawson-Davenport,advanced instruction specialist, at 925-6760.
KINDERGARTEN Registration for 2014-15 … Link here for 2015-16 informational brochure on Kindergarten.
NEW Local Videos in March 2015:
Spring Registration Dates:
These two dates will benefit parents who may need the choice for the sake of convenience. Call secretary Keesha Hicks at 925-6759 for more information.
Students entering Kindergarten must have reached their fifth birthday on or before September 30th of the year in which they enroll.
Students must register at the school to which they are zoned before beginning classes. School attendance zones can be found using the “School Messenger” tab to the right. A specific street number and street address must be used after you link to the SCHOOL ZONE LOCATOR.
At the time of registration, the parent or legal guardian (proof of guardianship required) must submit two (2) proofs of residency in the City of Suffolk. Post office boxes and drivers’ licenses are not considered proofs of residency. Acceptable proofs of residency include, but are not limited to:
To enroll a child in a public school division in Virginia, state law required the parent/guardian provide certain information to the school division:
Standard of Learning State Assessments (SOL’s) will begin on Monday, May 11, 2015. During the testing day, there will be no volunteers permitted to work in their designated area(s) or classroom(s) for grades K-5. Volunteering opportunities may be limited due to SOL testing is not timed. Therefore, if the testing day concludes before the end of the instructional day, it is suggested that you call the school to inquire on the testing status and if the building is reopened to volunteers.
Thank you for your flexibility during this time.
Suffolk Public Schools
2015 Parent Perception Survey
Available April 27 through May 10
As part of the school division’s assessment of each school’s educational environment, parents of students are being invited to participate in the 2015 Parent Perception Survey.
The survey will be conducted starting Monday, April 27 and will continue until May 10, 2015.
Click here for Parent Info flyer.
Schools will use the information from the survey to help identify areas for improvement. This survey provides an excellent opportunity for parents to provide feedback about Suffolk Public Schools and to express perceptions about the learning environment at their child’s school.
An informational email was sent to parents on Tuesday, April 21. Principals also sent out recorded School Messenger telephone calls to inform families of the upcoming opportunity.
On Monday, April 27, the official survey invitation will be emailed and will include a school-specific web link to take parents directly to an online survey for each child’s school. The survey will take approximately 10 minutes to complete.
Responses will remain anonymous and be combined with responses of other families at the school.
Additionally, schools with the highest percentage of parent responses will each be awarded $500.
If preferred, parents can pick up a paper copy of the survey at their child’s school.
Contact Bethanne Bradshaw, Public Information Officer, at (757) 925-6752 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.