• Mission


    W. H Taylor Elementary School continues to be a cornerstone of the community, ensuring that all students can achieve their maximum potential, develops skills for lifelong learning and are successful contributors to a global society, as distinguished by: 

    • Courageous advocacy for all students
    • Family and community investment
    • Data-driven personalized learning
    • Strong and effective leadership teams
    • Shared responsibility for teaching and learning
    • Access to rigorous and rewarding college and career readiness opportunities
  • Community Beliefs

    • We believe that children can achieve their full potential through relationships with home, school, and community.
    • We believe in high academic standards.
    • We believe in respect for diversity, self, and others.
    • We believe in promoting enthusiastic learning opportunities.
    • We believe that engaged students will become active participants in the community at large.


Upcoming Events

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    • Keep those shoelaces tied all day long! Purchase a pair of Y-Tie shoelaces from Ms. Melshen starting Thursday, September 28th.  The Y-Tie laces are only $5/pair, and all proceeds will be used to purchase new PE equipment. Be sure to check for the order forms in the purple folders this Wednesday.

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    • Second graders will take swimming lessons October 2-18. Contact your child's teacher for more information.

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    • We are still in need of a few volunteers to help with bookfair sales.  You can volunteer through Konstella.

    • PTA Scholastic Bookfair, October 13-18. Can't decide which book to get? Go to the school library page to view some book previews.

    • If you can't make it into the school to shop, you can shop online at our bookfair until November 3rd. Follow this link to shop online.

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    • Come join us for the PTA Fall Carnival- Saturday, October 14th from 12:00-4:00pm.

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    • Donuts With Dad-October 18th @ 8:00 am. 

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    • Interim progress reports will be sent home Wednesday, October 18th.

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    • 5th Grade Field Trip-Naval Station Norfolk, October 20th.

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    • PTA Halloween Parade- October 26th, 6:00-7:00 pm.

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School News

  • Charlene M. Feliton, Principal
    1122 West Princess Anne Road
    Norfolk, Virginia 23507

    Phone: (757) 628-2525
    Fax: (757) 628-2531

    Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    Student Hours: 8:55am - 3:20pm