Back To School, Open House, & School Photo Schedules

Norfolk Public Schools -  Back To School 2021-2022

*Dates/Times/Details subject to change*


Little Panthers Preschool, 2500 W. Norfolk Ave.,  402-644-2501

  • Home Visits: August 12-17 (teachers will contact families to set up a visit)
  • First Day of Classes: August 19, 2021
  • School Days & Hours:
    • 4 year old Classes: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday (not Wednesday)
    • 3 year old Classes (half day classes):     
      • Morning Classes:  8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday (not Wednesday)         
      • Afternoon Classes: 12:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday (not Wednesday)
  • Orientation: August 18, 2021 10:00-11:00 a.m. & 1:00-2:00 p.m.
  • School Photos:   4 year old Classes: 09/20/2021           3 year old Classes: 09/21/2021

Elementary Schools

Bel Air Elementary School, 1101 N. 18th St., 402-644-2539; Grant Elementary School, 1106 W. Phillip Ave., 402-644-2543; Jefferson Elementary School, 406 Cottonwood St., 402-644-2546; Lincoln Montessori Elementary School, 310 S. 3rd St., 402-644-2550; Washington Elementary School, 1210 S. 1st St., 402-644-2557; Westside Elementary School, 1703 W. Phillip Ave., 402-644-2561; Woodland Park Elementary School, 611 Meadow Lane, 402-644-2565

  • First Day of Classes K-12:
    • August 12, 2021, First day of school for students in Group A
    • August 13, 2021 - First day of school for students in Group B
    • August 16, 2021 - All students attend school this day
  • School Hours: 8:05 a.m. - 3:15 p.m., all NPS dismisses on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m.
  • Open House: 8/10/2021, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (all Elementary Schools)
  • School Photos:
    • Bel Air: 09/17/2021
    • Washington: 09/13/2021
    • Grant: 08/31/2021
    • Westside: 09/20/2021
    • Jefferson: 09/02/2021
    • Woodland Park: 09/03/2021
    • Montessori: 09/14/2021
  • Activity Pass photo/pick-up (if applicable):
    • Time: 08/12/2021, 4:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.    or     08/16/2021, 4:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.
    • Location: NPS Administration Bldg, 512 W. Phillip Ave.
    • Cost:$35 for each student activity pass

Norfolk Middle School, 1221 N. 1st Street, 402-644-2569

  • First Day of Classes: 
    • August 12, 2021, First day of school for students in Group A
    • August 13, 2021 - First day of school for students in Group B
    • August 16, 2021 - All students attend school this day
  • School Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 3:20 p.m., all NPS dismisses on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m.
  • Schedule Pickup Dates:
    • 5th Grade: 08/02/2021, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    • 6th Grade: 08/03/2021, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    • Additional times for all 5th/6th grade students:
      •     08/05/2021, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.    or    08/09/2021, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • Open House: 08/09/2021, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • School Photos (during schedule pickup, please dress appropriately):
    • 5th Grade: 08/02/2021, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    • 6th Grade: 08/03/2021, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    • Additional times for all 5th/6th grade students:
      • 08/05/2021, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
      • 08/09/2021, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
      • 08/17/2021 (during school day)

Norfolk Junior High School, 510 Pasewalk Avenue. 402-644-2516

  • First Day of Classes: 
    • August 12, 2021, First day of school for students in Group A
    • August 13, 2021 - First day of school for students in Group B
    • August 16, 2021 - All students attend school this day
  • School Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 3:25 p.m., all NPS dismisses on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m.
  • Schedule Pickup Dates:
    • 7th Grade: 08/02/2021, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    • 8th Grade: 08/03/2021, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    • Additional Times for all 7th/8th Grade:
      •     08/05/2021, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
      •     08/09/2021, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
      •     08/11/2021, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • Open House: 8/09/2021, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • School Photos (during schedule pickup, please dress appropriately):
    • 7th Grade: 08/02/2021, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    • 8th Grade: 08/03/2021, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    • Additional times for all 7th/8th grade students:
      •     08/05/2021, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  
      •     08/09/2021, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
      •     08/17/2021 (during the school day)

Norfolk High School, 801 Riverside Blvd., 402-644-2509

  • First Day of Classes:
    • August 12, 2021, First day of school for students in Group A
    • August 13, 2021 - First day of school for students in Group B
    • August 16, 2021 - All students attend school this day
  • School Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 3:25 p.m, all NPS dismisses on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m.
  • Schedule Pickup Dates:
    • 08/02/2021, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. & 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. (Seniors)
    • 08/03/2021, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. & 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. (Juniors)
    • 08/04/2021, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. & 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. (Sophomores)
    • 08/05/2021, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. & 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. (Freshman)
  • Open House: 08/09/2021, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • School Photos (during schedule pickup, please dress appropriately):
    • 08/02/2021, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. & 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. (Seniors)
    • 08/03/2021, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. & 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. (Juniors)
    • 08/04/2021, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. & 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. (Sophomores)
    • 08/05/2021, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. & 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. (Freshman)
    • 08/16/2021 (during the school day)