About WPPS

The Town of West Point is located within King William County, about 30 minutes from Gloucester, Richmond, and Williamsburg. West Point was incorporated as a town in 1870 at the confluence of the Mattaponi and Pamunkey Rivers. West Point Public Schools runs its school division independent from King William County, which is rare in Virginia.

2 School Buildings:

  • West Point Elementary School (PreK-5)

  • West Point Middle/High School (6-12)

133 Staff Members:

  • 76 Instructional Staff

  • 46 Support Staff

  • 6 Directors/Administrators

  • 5 Building Level Administrators

Student Demographics:

  • 69.8% White

  • 10.9% Black

  • 10.9% Multiple Races

  • 5% Hispanic

  • 3.4% identify as Asian, American Indian, or Native Hawaiian

Per Pupil Expenditure: $15,077

Annual Operating Budget: $12,572,650

Mission, Vision & Anchors

Our Mission Statement

It is the mission of West Point Public Schools to engage students in robust preparation for a life of continuous learning as productive citizens within our community and beyond.

Our Vision

Is to create a bridge to opportunity that enables each student to maximize their potential to achieve academically, grow personally and contribute positively to their community.

Division Anchors

INNOVATION - By reviewing our practices and facilities with an eye towards the future, West Point Public Schools is committed to preparing our students for success in an era of rapid economic, technological, and societal change.

RELATIONSHIPS - By appreciating the value of each individual, WPPS is committed to fostering positive personal connections among our students and staff, with our families and community, and across our region.

EXCELLENCE - By evaluating our practices and facilities, West Point Public Schools is committed to providing the highest quality environment for learning and working.

Division Values

Teaching and Learning - To deliver the most relevant curriculum, effective instruction, and accurate assessments to maximize student potential and ensure future readiness.

Health and Safety - To provide and promote the highest standards of physical, environmental, and emotional health practices across our division to ensure students and staff feel and are healthy and safe.

Equity - To eliminate the predictability of student outcomes based on race, gender, zip code, ability, socio-economic status, and/or languages spoken at home. This vision of equity requires that students have access to high quality learning programs that enable them to maximize their potential.

Resources - To establish protocols that efficiently and effectively prioritize WPPS human, fiscal, and capital resources to maximize their benefit to our students and our community.

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