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Ocean View Elementary School Enjoys Latest Purple Star Designation for Norfolk Public Schools

The Virginia Council on the Interstate Compact on the Educational Opportunity for Military Children has awarded another Norfolk school with the Virginia Purple Star Designation.

Ocean View Elementary School received the distinction on Friday, bringing the total of NPS schools with Purple Star Designation to 11.

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.

For a complete list of Purple Star schools in the division, click here.

For more information on the Purple Star Designation, click here.