District Headlines

Summer Food Service Program to provide summer meals for children
Summer Food Service Program to provide summer meals for children
Updated on 06/15/2022
The Portsmouth Department of Parks & Recreation is once again sponsoring the USDA Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). 
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PPS earns state ‘Creating Excellence’ honor for Career & Technical Education
PPS earns state ‘Creating Excellence’ honor for Career & Technical Education
Updated on 06/13/2022
Portsmouth Public Schools (PPS) is one of just 10 Career & Technical Education (CTE) programs in the state honored by the Virginia Department of Education and Virginia’s Community Colleges’ annual “Creating Excellence” awards program. 
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A message on school safety and mental health supports
A message on school safety and mental health supports
Updated on 05/25/2022
Superintendent Dr. Elie Bracy, III shares a message on school safety and mental health supports 
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Our Mission Statement

Churchland Elementary is a place for students to excel!  The teachers genuinely care about each student and they work closely with parents to make sure successful learning happens.

We Believe:

  • We believe every student can be successful.
  • We believe teachers should set high expectations for their students.
  • We believe parents want to help their children.
  • We believe children should be taught knowledge, skills, and attitudes to be life-long learners.
  • We believe students can and should develop skills that will help them become independent learners.
  • We believe everyday brings new hope.

Principal's Message

Dr. Jamil Jones

Dr. Jamill Jones, Principal

"Welcome to Churchland Elementary. We are a school with an outstanding faculty and staff who are committed to providing a safe and positive environment where children can find success."

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