At Hampton High School we believe all students should be equipped with 21st century academic and life skills. We will work collaboratively to set high expectations and hold students accountable for learning. Students will be prepared to demonstrate and apply knowledge to make informed decisions in an interconnected world.



Only for the Class of 
2014 & 2015

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 
8:00 am - 4:00pm

Early Close Bell Schedule (Wednesday Nov. 26)

Block 1    8:20 - 9:20
Block 2    9:25 - 10:25
Block 3    10:30 - 12:00
                1st Snack  10:25 - 10:45
                2nd Snack  10:50 - 11:10
                3rd Snack   11:15 - 11:35
                4th Snack    11:40 - 12:00
Block 4    12:00 - 1:09
* No activity busses or after-school activities

1491 West Queen St. Hampton, VA 23669
Main Office - 757.825.4430
Fax - 757.825.4711
Records Request Fax - 757.896.8312

The Hampton City School Division is not responsible for the contents of any off-site webpages referenced from HCS servers.
Hampton City Schools Non-Discrimination Notice
Hampton City Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age or other protected classes in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Robbin A. Ruth, Executive Director of Human Resources
One Franklin Street, Hampton, VA 23669
757 727-2318
Be sure to visit the HCS School Board Site to access the HCS School Board Policy and Any Changes

College Visit Schedule
College Visit Schedule

Introducing the TAG Club!!!

posted Nov 26, 2014, 10:17 AM by George Cunningham   [ updated Nov 26, 2014, 10:18 AM ]

Faculty Member of the Month - Q&A with Mr. Tolliver

posted Nov 13, 2014, 11:04 AM by George Cunningham   [ updated Nov 14, 2014, 10:26 AM ]

Q: How did it feel to be announced the winner of our first-ever Faculty Member of the Month?

A:  It was very overwhelming.

Q:  Why do you believe you were awarded Faculty Member of the Month?

A:  I truly care about our students.

Q:  Once you were chosen for this award, did your view of the students change?

A:  No, the win reinforced my view and appreciation of our students.

Hampton University's Educational Talent Search

posted Oct 30, 2014, 11:28 AM by George Cunningham   [ updated Oct 30, 2014, 11:29 AM ]

Hampton High School celebrates Pinwheels for Peace

posted Sep 24, 2014, 12:29 PM by George Cunningham   [ updated Sep 24, 2014, 12:30 PM ]

The students and staff at Hampton High School recently participated in an international art and literacy project, Pinwheels for Peace.

Beginning with the art classes and extending across the curriculum, Hampton High students created pinwheels of all shapes and sizes. On each pinwheel, students wrote their thoughts about "war and peace /tolerance/ living in harmony with others" on one side. On the other side, they decorated the pinwheels to visually express their feelings. The art classes assembled the pinwheels and on the International Day of Peace, they "planted" the pinwheels in the front of the school as a public statement and art exhibit/installation.

Pinwheels for Peace is an art installation project started in 2005 by two art teachers, Ann Ayers and Ellen McMillan, of Coconut Creek, Florida, as a way for students to express their feelings about what’s going on in the world and in their lives. In the first year, groups in over 1,325 locations throughout the world were spinning pinwheels on September 21 - there were approximately 500,000 pinwheels spinning throughout the world. Last year (year 9), 2013, over 4.5 million pinwheels were spinning in over 3,500 locations, including the United States, Europe, Asia, Australia, Canada, the Middle East, Africa and South America.

Affordable Home Internet

posted Sep 19, 2014, 9:22 AM by George Cunningham

Congratulations to Virgil Thornton II

posted Sep 8, 2014, 7:01 AM by George Cunningham   [ updated Sep 8, 2014, 7:02 AM ]

We congratulate Virgil Thornton II on the release of his published sci-fi/fantasy adventure novel Crescent of Darkness. We are so excited to have a signed copy available for checkout in the HHS library!

Is the Price Right?

posted Sep 8, 2014, 4:46 AM by George Cunningham   [ updated Sep 8, 2014, 4:46 AM ]

HHS Newsletter August 2014

posted Aug 28, 2014, 6:50 AM by George Cunningham   [ updated Aug 28, 2014, 6:55 AM ]

New Grading Scale beginning 2012-13

posted Jul 30, 2012, 7:09 AM by George Cunningham


posted Jun 28, 2012, 12:21 PM by George Cunningham   [ updated Jun 28, 2012, 12:23 PM ]

In the event of a move, please come to the Hampton High School data processing office to complete a change of address form for your child/children as soon as possible. Completing an out of zone application or emergency card will not result in an update of the address in your child's records. 

To complete the address change form, you will need to bring your picture ID and proof of your new address. Acceptable proof of address consists of a current copy of any one of the following with the parent/guardian name on the document:  
*Gas bill, electric bill, water bill, sanitation bill, lease or deed  

If the parent/guardian and child are living with a family member, friend, etc. a Proof of Residency affidavit will need to be completed in the presence of a Notary Public. This form can be obtained in Data Processing or Guidance. If you have any questions about this procedure, please feel free to call Data Processing at 896-5882 or 825-4776.

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