The Oakland Elementary School - Suffolk, VA

The Oakland Elementary School - Suffolk, VA


It was a beautiful day for Operation School Supply Drop!

Elephant's Fork Elementary School, Hillpoint Elementary, Nansemond Parkway Elementary School, Booker T Washington Elementary School, Kilby Shores Elementary School, Southwestern Elementary School and The Oakland Elementary School - Suffolk, VA received the much-needed supplies! We would like to extend our sincere thank you to Store Manager Shonda Hill at Walmart Suffolk - N Main St for their generous donation.

This is the official page for The Oakland Elementary School located in Suffolk, VA.

Operating as usual


Do you have a student in Pre-K or Kindergarten who will be riding SPS transportation for the first time? To better prepare for the 2023-2024 school year, a member of our Transportation team will be present on Thursday, Aug. 24, and Monday, Aug. 28, to inform parents about expectations for riding the bus and allow the children to get on the bus for the first time.


Support our PTA!


Back to School Orientation will be Thursday, Aug. 31, 2023. Families may come anytime between 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. for a quick meet & greet with your child’s teacher. You may also drop off school supplies, purchase school spirit wear, and more!


Support our PTA each time you eat at Papa John’s! Oakland Elementary PTA (Suffolk, Virginia)


Enrollment is NOW OPEN for the 2023 Summer Bridge Program for grades K-8. This self-paced, online program will allow students to review skills needed for the next grade level. Visit our SPS website for more information:


Please complete the 2023-2024 Transportation Registration Form to let us know your child's transportation needs for the upcoming school year. This form needs to be completed no later than August 1, 2023:

Photos from Suffolk Police Department's post 05/11/2023
Timeline photos 05/08/2023

Teacher Appreciation Week!
SPS would like to celebrate our extraordinary educators who work tirelessly to help all our students learn, grow, and fulfill their potential.


More appreciation!

TUESDAY is !! We're thanking Teachers with a FREE MOVIE on Tue, May 2nd, so make your way to your favorite Cinema Cafe and let us thank YOU!!

*Offer available on-site only on Tue 5/2/23, with a valid teacher ID. Not valid for online ticket purchase.


😍📲Each year, Virginia Lottery and its partners encourage students, parents, and the general public to send thank-you notes to Virginia’s public school teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week.

🏖Teachers who receive these thank-you notes can then enter a drawing to win one of four Virginia vacation packages and money for their school!


GET THE PTA Toolkit:


Thankful that the community is ready to celebrate our teachers and staff as well!

Calling all teachers & nurses! 🎉

Next week, we are giving you ONE WEEK FREE!

We know how hard you work, and now it's time to do something for YOU!

Starts Monday, May 1st! Come on in and show us your ID badge to get your free week.


Next week is Teacher & Staff Appreciation week! Please take time to show your child’s teacher some love! Also, students are encouraged to participate is our dress up days!


We just want to say Thank you to our Administrative Professionals at OES! We appreciate all they do! ❤️

Photos from The Oakland Elementary School - Suffolk, VA's post 04/04/2023

We ❤️ our Assistant Principal, Dr. Rath. She supports students and staff daily. We appreciate you!

Timeline photos 03/24/2023

Registration for the April 1st SPS Saturday Academy Session is NOW OPEN!
Click the link below to register!


PTA Re-organizational Meeting and pictures with the Easter Bunny Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at 6:00 p.m.

Timeline photos 03/10/2023

Registration for the March 18th SPS Saturday Academy Session is NOW OPEN!
Click the link below to register!

Timeline photos 03/08/2023

Please join us this Saturday. Oakland will the interviewing on the spot. Looking forward to seeing you there!

Suffolk Public Schools will host a teacher job fair on Saturday, March 11, 2023. This event will be at King's Fork Middle School from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

To attend, you must register at:

Timeline photos 03/08/2023

Suffolk Public Schools will host the inaugural Parents and Partners: Together We Create Achievers Event on Saturday, March 25, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at King's Fork Middle School. This event aims to strengthen our home, school, and community connections. The event will feature conference-style information sessions for parents and students, panel discussions, student activities, a family lunch, and a family support providers vendor fair.

Registration dates are February 25, 2023 - March 17, 2023.
The registration link is:

This event is for SPS parents, students, and staff only.

Timeline photos 03/06/2023

Thank you to the Social Workers of SPS! ❤️

"School Social Workers rise up - supporting their students, families, and school communities."

This week we would like to celebrate our school social workers and appreciate their work in helping students achieve academic success.

Timeline photos 03/05/2023

As a reminder, there will be no school for students due to a Professional Learning Day for Staff on March 6, 2023.

Timeline photos 01/29/2023

As a reminder, tomorrow will be an early release day for students due to a Professional Learning 1/2 Day for Staff.

Middle Schools will dismiss at 11:25 a.m.
High Schools will dismiss at 12:25 p.m.
Elementary Schools will dismiss at 1:15 p.m.

Timeline photos 01/13/2023

Registration for the January 21st SPS Saturday Academy Session is NOW OPEN!
Click the link below to register!

Timeline photos 12/30/2022

Registration for the January 7th SPS Saturday Academy Session is NOW OPEN!
Click the link below to register!

Timeline photos 11/25/2022

Registration for the December 3rd SPS Saturday Academy Session is NOW OPEN!
Click the link below to register!

Timeline photos 11/11/2022

To all those who have served and those who continue to, Happy Veterans Day!

Timeline photos 11/10/2022

School Attendance Matters:
- 6 days absent is equivalent to 30 hours of learning loss.
- 10 days absent is equivalent to 50 hours of learning loss.
- 19 days absent is equivalent to 95 hours of learning loss. (Harrogate High School Study, 2021)


On Friday, October 21st, Suffolk Public Schools kicked off with Cleo Edison Oliver, Playground Millionaire by Sundee Frazier. All Suffolk Reads is a month-long book club where approximately 75,00 households will read the same book together. CLICK THE LINK to watch Superintendent Dr. John B. Gordon, III read Chapter 1 on our SPS Youtube channel -


Our September PBIS Students of the Month! These students were selected by their teachers as being Brave, Respectful, and Excellent the entire month of September! Way to go Braves! 🥰


We are happy to announce Mrs. Fenneman as our STAFF MEMBER OF THE YEAR!!


We are so happy to announce Mrs. Newsome as our TEACHER OF THE YEAR!


We are so happy to have Ms. Lankford as an OES Brave and even more happy to announce her as the ROOKIE TEACHER OF THE YEAR!!!

Timeline photos 10/10/2022

Celebrate the Month of October with SPS!
October is...
- Bullying Prevention Month
- Breast Cancer Awareness Month
- National Disability Employment Awareness Month
- Principal Appreciation Month

Timeline photos 10/10/2022

Monday, October 10, is Parent-Teacher Conference Day and an early release day for students. Conferences will be held virtually or by phone to allow parents to meet with teachers at multiple school locations at optional times. For questions, don't hesitate to get in touch with your child's school directly.


OES Families, Please join us this Tuesday at 6pm!

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Suffolk, VA

Opening Hours

Monday 8:30am - 5pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 5pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 5pm
Thursday 8:30am - 5pm
Friday 8:30am - 5pm
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