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Hampton City Schools Earns Board of Education Innovative Practice Award

The state Board of Education today, June 18, 2020, recognized Hampton City Schools (HCS) for earning the 2020 Innovative Practice Award. In addition, two (2) HCS schools earned the Board of Education Highest Achievement Award and nine (9) Hampton schools earned the Board of Education Continuous Improvement Award.

“We are grateful for the continued academic achievement of our students,” shared Superintendent Jeffery Smith. “As a division, we remain committed to our laser focus on teaching and learning as well as a climate and culture of student success. Our teachers, administrators, support staff as well as the School Board and the community work in collaboration to ensure our young people exemplify the Portrait of a Hampton Graduate and leave our school division college, career and life-ready.”

Tucker Capps receives 2020 Education Highest Achievement Award

Tucker-Capps Elementary School earned the 2020 Board of Education Highest Achievement Award.

Schools recognized for this highest achievement award were “Accredited” during 2019-2020 (based on performance data from 2018-2019) and demonstrated high levels of success across all school quality indicators, including success in narrowing achievement gaps.

Schools also had to meet the Level One accreditation benchmark for reading, mathematics, and science based on the student pass rate, not including growth or progress on assessments taken by English language learners. Schools must also have had no more than a 5% achievement gap, for schools with two student groups, or a 10% gap, for schools with three or more student groups, between the lowest-performing group and all other students in the school. In addition, schools must have achieved at Level One on all other applicable school quality indicators.


Contact numbers:

Office: 757 825 4641

Nurse: 757 825 4586

Guidance Counselor: 757 896 6751

Cafeteria: 757 896 6735

What is a fundamental school?

Tucker-Capps Elementary Fundamental School serves students in grades K-5. The fundamental schools follow the same curriculum as the other Hampton City Schools. Parents sign a fundamental school contract upon registration. Students are accepted by application on a first-come, first-served space-available basis. Siblings of enrolled students are accepted into the school through fifth grade. Registrations are accepted throughout the year. Applications for the kindergarten waiting list are accepted beginning August 1 of the year the child turns 4. Students must be 5 by September 30 to attend kindergarten. No transportation is provided for students enrolled at Tucker-Capps.

School hours: 9:00am-3:35pm (closed due to COVID19)

You may drop off your child after 8:30 A.M. (unless your child is part of Hampton's Parks and Recreation School Age Program).

Breakfast is available between 8:20 and 8:40A.M.

Students must be picked up by 3:50pm.