New Castle Elementary School

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4136 Dam Neck Rd

Virginia Beach, VA 23456

(757) 648-3080

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 800

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

12 Parent Reviews for New Castle Elementary School

The staff is very welcoming and friendly. Dr. Hughes (the principal) has done an amazing job hiring the right staff who love the children and encouraging a great learning environment. I could not be more happy with the way an elementary school is being ran.

Posted by a parent on 07/19/14

My daughter went to this school for 4 years. We had amazing experience. The education quality including care for gifted kids and extra curricular activities are great. We are lucky to have this school in our community. The principal is very dynamic and energetic. Teachers are always ready to help! Would ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/02/14

New Castle is a caring, well rounded school in our community. It is by far the best experience we have had in dealing with a public school. The front office staff are friendly, caring and have a servants attitude. The principal, assistant principal, librarians, read specialist, and counseling staff ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/16/12

I love this school and my son who is entering the fourth grade is looking forward for the new school year.The teachers are great.My only concern is that the gifted children that are in the clusterd classroom should be given more challenging work.

Posted by a parent on 07/06/12

All the teachers and staff at NCES care about the children and the school. The principal and assistant principals are wonderful, always accessible and ready to help. The teachers go the extra mile to help students.

Posted by a parent on 11/01/10

So happy we ended up in this school when we moved to VA. We love New Castle Elementary; I volunteer and you can tell the love that the teachers and administration have for the children. NCES is a fabulous school!

Posted by a parent on 02/22/10

If your child is at or below grade level, then this is the school for you.

Posted by a parent on 12/28/09

Principal, Assistant Principal and Guidance Counselor are always seen out and about in the hallways interacting with the students. The teachers are very friendly and expect a high level of performance from their students. Absolutely fabulous school!

Posted by a other on 12/05/09

I love this school. My kids are thriving. The school really seems to care about the students.

Posted by a parent on 11/30/09

Wonderful school and wonderful teachers. The volunteers are great. I love the school activities sponsored by the PTA. NCES challenges my children academically.

Posted by a parent on 11/17/08

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Test scores for New Castle Elementary School

SOL* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
New Castle Elementary School
Va Beach City Pblc Schs
* In 2011-2012 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading, math, and history/social science in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 5 and 8, and in science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

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Virginia Beach schools — New Castle Elementary School is located at 4136 Dam Neck Rd, Virginia Beach VA 23456. 4136 Dam Neck Rd is in the 23456 ZIP code in Virginia Beach, VA The school district for New Castle Elementary School is the Va Beach City Pblc Schs. New Castle Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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