Mission Statement & Focus Statement


    Ruffner Acadamey

    Welcome to Ruffner Academy where our mission is to foster a community of pride, good character and academic excellence by increasing student engagement and developing meaningful relationships in order to produce life-long learners.



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Contact Information

  • Jeryl Scott, Principal
    610 May Avenue
    Norfolk, VA. 23504

    Phone: (757) 628-2466
    Fax: (757) 628-2465

    Office Hours: 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
    Student Hours: 8:15 a.m.-2:45 p.m.

District Announcement



    We are so excited to have you as part of our school for the 2020-21 school year. We would like to get to know you as we prepare to meet you on August 11th and 12th, 2020 during our 6th Grade Summer Transition Program. Please click the link below to complete the Survey/Registration form. You will notice that there are questions about your technology access which will help us to design our lessons with you in mind.  Thank you for taking the time to complete the form. We look forward to meeting you soon.



     6th Grade Summer Transition Program

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    Ruffner Academy is thrilled to announce the students that were accepted into the High School Specialty Programs. They are as follows:
    Lake Taylor High School Leadership and Military Science Academy
    Triniti Benitez-Rogers
    Nathan Brown
    Deandre Headen
    Kaveont Howard
    Booker T. Washington High School Academy of Visual and Performing Arts
    Natalie Davoren
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    MidAmerica Books wants to make sure every student has free and unrestricted access to thousands of eBooks from their homes. 

    Students, teachers, administrators, and parents can use the links below to access these free resources from home.


    Elementary Digital Bookshelf Prek-8


    Secondary Digital Bookshelf 5-12


    ABDO Zoom Research Database



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  • All Ruffner students are required to wear a school uniform. Please click on the link below for detailed information on the student uniform policy.

    School Uniforms

    6th Grade Uniform

    7th Grade Uniform

    8th Grade Uniform

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  • Please click on the link below to find a general school supply list for all students. Some teachers may require additional items and will send that information home with students on the first day of school.

    Supply List

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