Captain John Smith Elementary School

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Phone: 757-850-5088

Fax: 757-850-5455

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School and Administrative Offices are Open to the Public by Appointment Only on the Following Days and Times: · Mondays and Wednesdays -- 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM · Tuesdays and Thursdays -- 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM 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 for anyone ages 10 or older. Staff will coordinate the entry of visitors. Practice physical distancing; remain 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 over 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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