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Phone: 757-850-5088

Fax: 757-850-5455

Office Hours: 8AM-4PM Mon-Fri

By Appointment Only

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Schools and Administrative Offices are Open to the public by Appointment Only Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm.  If you have a need to conduct on-site business, we ask that you call first to make an appointment and follow all guidelines to ensure the health and safety of staff and visitors.  Important Reminders:  masks are required except for individuals who have medical documentation; staff will coordinate the entry of visitors; practice physical distancing, remaining six feet away from others; if you have a fever and/or feel sick, do not enter the building.


Welcome to Captain John Smith Elementary School in Hampton, Virginia. We are a neighborhood public school serving nearly 400 students from grades Pre-Kindergarten through 5th Grade. As a Title I school, we have reading and math specialists available, as well as a family engagement specialist to assist students and their families so that all can thrive in our community and beyond.

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Please visit the Smith Elementary Library page to learn about our wonderful library; to find out which books are available to be checked out; and to find links to many student resource websites.

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