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Arrowhead ES
5549 Susquehanna Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
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Arrowhead Elementary, located in the Kempsville, VA area, is a success story that began more than 40 years ago when the original school building opened in 1964, just a year after the City of Virginia Beach was created. The doors opened to 952 children, in grades 1-7, making Arrowhead the largest elementary school in Virginia Beach (at the time) built at a cost of .5 million dollars. The school quickly became a vital part of the community, establishing itself not only as a leader in education but as a center for community activities. In 1964, Arrowhead also opened its doors to the community as a Friday night recreation center for children. The Block Mother Program originated with Arrowhead parents that same year.

In November 2004, after a 2-year construction period, Arrowhead moved into a totally new facility located on the same grounds as the former building. The new building is larger and is recognized for its state-of-the-art technology and its warm, friendly atmosphere.
To understand the neighborhood concept, one need only to ride down Susquehanna Drive on a PTA night and see families walking together to the meeting. Families are involved in the education of their children. Strong educational leadership, a caring community, and involved parents all contribute to the quality of education at Arrowhead.

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Please note: Narrative information in this profile has been provided by Virginia Beach City Public Schools or a representative of this facility. Other building information was verified and submitted to EPA at the time of application. Building energy performance, operating characteristics, and ownership/management may be subject to change over time.

Building Owner:*
Virginia Beach City Public Schools

Property Manager:*
Virginia Beach City Public Schools

Year(s) Labeled (Rating):
2010 (75)

Facility Type: K-12 School

Total Floorspace: 79480 sf

Year Constructed: 2004

Contract Type: None

Technologies Used:
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For More Info:
James Morris
Assistant Director, School Plant Serv.
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
757-263-2500
Jim.Morris@vbschools.com