About Us

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Suffolk Public Schools serves nearly 14,000 students. Every student has the opportunity to become productive citizens — from pre-school to specialty centers; from biomedical to engineering — our students receive education, certifications, and credentials that are life-changing.

SPS believes in professional learning for our staff.  This creates a dynamic learning environment. Our staff partners with the University of Virginia for the Master's degree program in Administration and Supervision.  We focus on culturally relevant instruction and teaching strategies for our instructional staff. 

Through our strategic plan, Building Exceptional Schools, we equip our students to become lifelong learners, while partnering with the community to provide an effective educational experience. 

All SPS students are provided with their own Chromebook through SPS Connect to ensure that they will be digitally productive. We believe in providing the opportunity to succeed. With nearly 2,300 employees, SPS is a family.  We support each other. We build strong relationships.  We prepare your student to find success.

SPS Business Partners

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Suffolk Public Schools partners with Nike through BSN SPORTS. This partnership provides Nike apparel to Suffolk Public Schools athletic programs using a regionally competed contract.  

“Suffolk Public Schools is excited to partner with NIKE, Inc. and BSN Sports. We are thrilled to collaborate with a global brand such as Nike, Inc. and are happy to build a strong relationship with our local distributor in BSN Sports. At Suffolk Public Schools, it is our goal to empower and support our students and staff by providing them with elite sports equipment and apparel. We want the best for our students and we feel that Nike, Inc. is the world’s most recognized sports brand and the premier shoe company. Suffolk Public Schools will now be associated with the world leader in athletic footwear, apparel, and equipment.” - Dr. John B. Gordon III, Division Superintendent

“This agreement between Suffolk Public Schools, BSN SPORTS, and Nike will provide solutions for student-athletes, coaches, and communities to represent their schools and drive school pride,” said BSN SPORTS President Terry Babilla. “Suffolk Public Schools will be furnished with the best products possible for all the athletic teams and their partners. We are proud to service these coaches and put time back into their day so they can spend more time impacting students’ lives on the field or court.”