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West Point School Board Members: (L-R, Elliot Jenkins, Paul Diggs, Phyllis Dorsey, Kay Lawson, Dudley Olsson)
School Board Meeting Information
During the school -year (September - May), West Point School Board meetings are held in the West Point Elementary School Cafeteria on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5:00 p.m.

During the summer (June - August), School Board meetings are held in the School Board Office on the 3rd Tuesday at 5:00 p.m.

School Board Members

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West Point School Board Members
Mr. Paul Diggs - Chairman
  • Elected School Board Member - July 1, 2010
  • Principal Engineer - Schnabel Engineering
  • BSCE - University of Virginia
Mr. Elliot Jenkins - Vice Chairman
  • Elected School Board Member - July 1, 2010
  • Manager - Capital One
  • BS - James Madison University
Mrs. Phyllis Dorsey
  • Elected School Board Member - January 1, 2017
  • Retired Educator
  • MA - Marshall University
Ms. Kay Lawson
  • Appointed School Board Member - February 6, 2018
  • Executive Recruiter
  • BA - Hollins College
Mrs. Dudley P. Olsson 
  • Appointed School Board Member - August 12, 2004
  • Elected Chairman - July 2010
  • BA  - University of Virginia
  • MS - Columbia University, School of Journalism
  • MPH - Virginia Commonwealth University

Mission and Belief Statements
MISSION: It is the mission of the West Point Public Schools to maximize the abilities of students so they will be prepared for a life of continuous learning and be productive and positively contribute to a global society.

BELIEFS: We believe that...

- excellence must be exhibited in all we do.

- every student is an opportunity and must be challenged.

- each minute of our instructional day will be used to the fulfillment of our mission.

- exercise of mind and body is essential for personal growth.

- exploring evidence-based research is essential to fulfilling our mission.

- efficient use of all resources is necessary for the realization of our mission.

- every administrator, teacher and support staff is important to meeting our mission.

- empowering our human assets with professional development and resources is critical to the fulfillment of our mission.

- effective engagement of our parents and community enhances our mission.

- effective learning takes place in a safe and secure learning environment.


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  • To ensure the development of basic skills, mastery of Standards of Learning, and fulfillment of state and federal educational requirements as a foundation for all further academic growth and achievement.
  • Ensure students have the necessary skills to participate and compete in a global society. 
  • Ensure and facilitate partnerships with families and the school community. 
  • Provide an environment that will attract and retain high-quality staff. 
  • Maintain facilities and environments that are safe, inviting, respectful, supportive and efficient.