School Board Meeting Information

The West Point School Board meetings are held in the Board Room of the School Board Office located at 329 6th Street, West Point, VA 23181, on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. However, the schedule is subject to change so please see the division calendar for the most current meeting schedule.

Mission and Vision Statements

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

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

ANCHORS: Innovation, Relationships, Excellence

VALUES: Teaching and Learning, Health and Safety, Equity, and Resources

School Board Members with Superintendent

From left to right: Cherwanna Braxton, Kay Lawson, Dr. Larry Frazier, Jr., Paul Diggs, Laura Shreaves, and Elliot Jenkins

DIVISION GOALS

2 months ago

  • 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. 

SCHOOL BOARD ADVISORY COMMITTEES

Advisory committees established by the West Point School Board are one way that community members connect with their local schools. Advisory committee members are approved by the School Board and work closely with division leadership to keep West Point Public Schools “Pointed in the Right Direction” towards Excellence, Relationships, and Innovation.

For more information about specific committees, please review the list below.

Planning Council – This committee is made up of parents, teachers, administrators, and community members. The focus of this committee is to help guide the division level leadership with decision-making and providing input on a variety of topics.

Special Education Committee – The Special Education Committee consists of teachers, parents, and students that ensure there is intentional and purposeful planning to address each student's needs in special education.

CTE Advisory – This advisory committee is made up of teachers, business members, and community leaders. The committee is focused on the preparation of students to be successful global citizens in the 21st century.

Gifted Advisory – An advisory committee of teachers, administrators, parents and students that focuses on the instructional programs and services provided for gifted students. This advisory committee provides input on the inclusion of enrichment opportunities for identified students.

Title I Advisory – This advisory group of parents, teachers, and administrators focuses on ensuring targeted supports meet individual student needs. This committee provides guidance surrounding excellence, relationships, and innovation to make sure student needs are met regardless of academic standing or socioeconomic status.

Health and Safety Committee – This committee is a group of teachers, coaches, nurses, law enforcement, community members and administrators that focus on various aspects of health and safety. This group works to make sure the connections among students and the connections with staff and community support a safe and healthy environment.

If interested in being considered as a committee member, please click on the following link and list your name and email under the appropriate committee:https://forms.gle/nfXEtWWYZHZfp9QG9