Portsmouth Public Schools


Portsmouth Public Schools


Portsmouth Public Schools is located in Portsmouth, Virginia, a small seaport city steeped in over 300 years of history. With five districts listed on the Virginia Landmarks Register and the National Register of Historic Places, Portsmouth is a history lover's paradise. Visitors to our city are delighted by our seven museums, boutiques, galleries, antique stores, fine restaurants, and enjoy leisurely strolls on the Seawall in downtown Portsmouth. The school system has fourteen elementary, four middle and three high schools, two early childhood centers, two special centers and a vocational education facility. If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding job, we welcome your interest and enthusiasm and encourage you to apply for a teaching position in our school district.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Portsmouth Public School Division is to engage all students in learning that will foster academic excellence and responsible citizenship.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Portsmouth Public Schools prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy and childbirth, marital status or any other basis prohibited by law. (Reference: School Board Policies 2-33, 4-4, and 4-6).

Portsmouth Public Schools

801 Crawford St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3822