School Year hours: 9:00am-3:35pm
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.
Upcoming kindergarten registration for the 2021-2022 school year in Hampton City Schools
Registration will be held April 19 to 23, April 26 to 30, and May 3 to 7. We encourage parents to contact their zoned elementary school to set up an appointment. School phone numbers can be found on the HCS website.
Please note that your child must celebrate his/her fifth birthday by September 30, 2021. The following items are needed for registration:
Proof of residency such as a mortgage or lease statement, public utilities statement such as water, electric, or gas bill, or a residency affidavit that is available at the school
*Child’s state-issued birth certificate
*Child’s physical health form that is dated within 12 months of the school start date
*Child’s immunization record
*Custody papers - if applicable
*Photo identification of parent or legal guardian
Upon request, any Hampton child who will celebrate his/her fifth birthday in October or November 2021 may be eligible to register for kindergarten pending the outcome of an evaluation. You may call 757-727-2130 to set up an appointment for an evaluation.
For more information about kindergarten registration, visit the HCS website at www.hampton.k12.va.us.
Mrs. Miranda Bagheri
2020-2021 Top-cat Teacher of the Year
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. We have received numerous awards for outstanding achievement and offer opportunities such as a STEM lab, clubs and student participation.
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.
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.”