VDOE Press Release

On August 4, 2020, Superintendent of Public Instruction for the state of Virginia, James Lane, exercised emergency authority granted to him by the 2020 Virginia General Assembly to waive annual school accreditation for the 2021-2022 academic year. Read the full press release here.

Principal’s Message

Dear Parents and Little Braves:


I am pleased and honored to welcome each and every one to Norfolk Highlands Primary School.  It is truly a privilege to serve as principal of Norfolk Highlands Primary School.  Our faculty and staff have all been making preparations for what promises to be another outstanding school year.  This school year will be a year of setting and reaching attainable goals and taking student achievement to the next level. 

View the Principal’s Message (pdf)

School Programs & Initiatives

I'm Determined title page

I’m Determined focuses on self-determined behavior. Click the links below or visit the I’m Determined website to to learn more.

I’m Determined Plan of Action

Components of Self-Determination


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Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) is a family and community engagement educational initiative with goals to:

  1. To provide positive male role models for the students, demonstrating by their presence that education is important.
  2. To provide extra sets of eyes and ears to enhance school security and reduce bullying.

This information is taken from the program’s website. If you want to learn more, visit the Watch D.O.G.S. website or contact the school for more information.