To date, the Virginia Council on the Interstate Compact on the Educational Opportunity for Military Children has selected eleven Norfolk schools in the division to receive the Virginia Purple Star Designation.
The Virginia Purple Star Designation is awarded to military-friendly schools that meet a rigorous qualification criteria.
Norfolk Public Schools is proud of the distinction and what it states about each of the schools’ commitment to our military community, especially our military-connected students.
Purple Star Designation schools receive a resolution of recognition, an award coin, and the opportunity to proudly display the Purple Star logo for three school years.
The following Norfolk Public Schools are Purple Star recipients:
- Academy for Discovery at Lakewood
- Bay View Elementary
- Camp Allen Elementary School
- Granby Elementary School
- Larchmont Elementary School
- Mary Calcott Elementary School
- Ocean View Elementary School
- Sewell’s Point Elementary School
- Tarrallton Elementary School
- Willard Model Elementary School
- *Willoughby Early Childhood Center
*Willoughby ECC is the first Early Childhood Learning Center in the state of Virginia to receive the Purple Star Designation
For more information on the Purple Star Designation click here.