Gloucester Co Public Schools
Thomas C Walker Edu Cent
6099 TC Walker Road
Gloucester, VA 23061
- K-12 Public Education
- Secondary Alternative Education
- Dual Enrollment Classes w/Local Colleges
- Gifted and Talented Services
- Special Education Services
- Pupil Transportation
- Food Services
- Career/Technical Education
- Educational Foundation
- Head Start Programs
Hours of Operation8:30 am to 4:30 pm (Note: Superintendent's Office is open at 7:30 am)
The Gloucester County Public School Division has 5 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and 1 high school. Division enrollment for the 2013-2014 school year was approximately 5,400, with 16% being minority and 10.6% being identified as having special needs. The total operating budget for 2013-2014 was $52,166,525, and there are a total of 762 FTE positions. Central office staff includes 2 assistant superintendents, 7 directors, 4 supervisors, 5 managers, and 3 coordinators.
The Gloucester County Public Schools will provide a safe environment in which all students have the right to learn. Through the process of continuous improvement in achievement, Gloucester County Public Schools will assist and expect students to acquire knowledge and skills to become literate, contributing citizens in a democracy.
To provide a safe, clean and appropriate educational environment for learning and working.
To maintain a partnership among the schools, families, and the community in order to deliver an appropriate educational program for each student.
To develop students' critical-thinking, problem-solving, collaboration, communication, and technological skills.
To prepare students to assume responsibility for stewardship of the natural environment.
To prepare students for employment or further academic and technical education upon graduation.
CONSISTENT WITH THE STANDARDS OF ACCREDITATION, PROGRAMS AND STRATEGIES SHOULD ADDRESS :
School safety and security
Facilities maintenance and expansion
High expectations for student achievement and personnel performance
Development and implementation of K-12 curriculum consistent with the Standards of Learning
Integration of technology in all curricular areas and administrative processes
Diverse needs of all learners, including at-risk, average, disabled, gifted, and minority populations
Opportunities for students to serve the community