About Us

Vision Statement

Our vision at Oakland Elementary School, in collaboration with its community, is to provide an educational program that targets success for every student, every day, in an environment that encourages quality, equality, dignity and respect. Our children will become self-motivated, lifelong learners who are contributing members of a global society.

Mission Statement

To provide student-centered instruction that prepares students to become responsible world citizens and lifelong learners.

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For more about Suffolk Public Schools, click here.

Candace E. Myrick, Principal 

Dr. Lisa Rath, Asst. Principal

5505 Godwin Boulevard
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 923.5248

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Student Hours:  9:25 a.m. - 3:50 p.m.
Student Drop-Off/Bus Arrival:  9:00 a.m.

Early Release Time: 1:15 p.m.

Recent News

Beginning with the 2021-2022 school year, students in Virginia public schools will take growth assessments in grades 3-8 reading and mathematics.  Please click the link below to access the informational letter regarding this testing. 

Fall 2021 Growth Assessment Parent Letter

Oakland Elementary is adhering to the SPS Return to Learn Plan, Back and Better Guidelines for the 2021-2022 school year.  Here at Oakland Elementary, we will continue to put student and staff safety first!  Please click the link below to read how we are implementing precautions.  

OES COVID Response Plan.pdf

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