Military Families

Military Experience

Located less than five miles from Norfolk Naval Base, Norfolk Collegiate has served military families since 1948.

Whether you’re Air Force, Army, Navy, Coast Guard, Marines, Navy, Reserves or here with NATO, your child will be a known and welcomed member of our family, even if you're stationed here for a short period of time.

Frequently Asked Questions

List of 7 frequently asked questions.

Contact our admissions team at 757.480.1495 to learn more about how Norfolk Collegiate can support your family.
"As a military family, our girls have been enrolled in a variety of wonderful schools around the globe from a beautiful public school in California to a DoDEA school in Germany...After only a two-hour tour at Norfolk Collegiate, both girls smiled back at us, knowing they had found a home. Now after only two years, the community has made us all feel like we have been here from the beginning. This school is a treasure for any military family and every week the girls thanks us for sending them!"
—Leila Worthy

Military Family Resources

List of 14 items.

  • Armed Services YMCA

    Armed Services YMCA is dedicated to strengthening the military family by providing programs and services focusing on youth development, healthy living and responsibility.

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  • Blue Star Families

    Blue Star Families builds communities that support military families by connecting research and data to programs and solutions, including career development tools, local community events for families, and caregiver support. Since its inception in 2009, Blue Star Families has engaged tens of thousands of volunteers and served more than 1.5 million military family members. With Blue Star Families, military families can find answers to their challenges anywhere they are stationed.

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  • Interstate Compact on Education Opportunity for Military Children

    The Council of State Governments (CSG), in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Defense, drafted the Interstate Compact to address the educational challenges transitioning military children experience. Since July 2006, CSG has worked with a variety of federal, state and local officials as well as national stakeholder organizations representing educational groups and military families to create the new interstate agreement.

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  • Khan Academy

    Khan Academy is a nonprofit, educational organization created in 2006 by educator Salman Khan with a goal of creating online tools to help educate students. The organization produces short lessons in the form of YouTube videos.

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  • Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC)

    Military Child Education Coalition's (MCEC) mission is to ensure inclusive, quality educational experiences for all military children affected by mobility, family separation and transition. MCEC offers numerous resources for parents, information about leadership camps and scholarships, and extensive training for educators about the needs of military-connected students.
    Norfolk Collegiate has been a proud MCEC Member School since 2015.

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  • Military Family Association

    The Military Family Association is a nonprofit organization focusing on issues important to military families, such as comprehensive childcare, accessible health care, spouse employment options, great schools, caring communities, a secure retirement and support for widows and widowers.

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  • Military Kids Connect

    Military Kids Connect is an online community offered by the Department of Defense National Center for Telehealth and Technology. The site provides military-connected students access to age-appropriate resources dealing with unique challenges of military life.

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  • Military News

    Military News is a regional resource to assist active duty and retired military families, both during their transition and throughout their residence in Hampton Roads. Featured information includes relocation resources, discounts and deals, events and calendar, and military news and blogs.

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  • Military One Source

    Military One Source is a free service provided by the Department of Defense (DoD) to active duty, guard and reserve service members (regardless of activation status) and their families with comprehensive information on every aspect of military life including deployment, reunion, relationships, grief, spouse employment and education, parenting and child care, and more. It’s a virtual extension of installation services. Consultants are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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  • National Military Family Association (NMFA)

    National Military Family Association (NMFA) was founded 43 years ago and is a nonprofit organization focusing on issues important to military families, such as comprehensive child care, accessible health care, spouse employment options, great schools, caring communities, a secure retirement and support for widows and widowers.

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  • Navy Fleet and Family Support Program

    The Fleet and Family Support Program (FFSP) provides unified, customer-focused, consistent, and efficient FFSP programs and services to support sustained mission and Navy readiness.

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  • is funded by the U.S. Department of Defense and Coast Guard Mutual Assistance that provides eligible students (grades K-12) and service members in U.S. active duty military families to connect to a live tutor online at any time for one-to-one help with homework, studying, test prep, proofreading and more at no cost.

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  • United Through Reading

    The mission of United Through Reading is to connect military families who are separated —for deployment or military assignment—by providing the bonding experience of shared story time.

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  • Hampton Roads School Liaison Officers

    InstallationNameEmail AddressPhone Number(s)
    Joint Expeditionary Base
    Little Creek – Fort Story
    (Fort Story)
    Vernell B. (757) 422-7166
    Joint Expeditionary Base
    Little Creek – Fort Story
    (Little Creek)
    Karen 462-4483
    NAS Oceana & Dam NeckJohn W. Hammer
    (757) 433-2496
    (757) 438-3670 cell
    Naval Support Activity,
    Hampton Roads
    Tiffany (757) 921-5876
    Norfolk Naval Shipyard Terrilyn Williams  
    (757) 396-7947
    (757) 438-3638 cell  
    United States Coast
    Guard Base Portsmouth
    Kelly Beck
    Kimberly Carmon-Stanley 
    (757) 686-4025
    (757) 686-4023
    Virginia National Guard
    Family Programs (Statewide)
    Joe Duerksen  (804) 236-7866

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