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HCS accepting 2021-2022 Choice Middle School Applications through Monday, February 8, 2021

Hampton City Schools is accepting Choice Middle School Applications through Monday, February 8, 2021. Parents/guardians may submit applications for Hunter B. Andrews PreK-8 (STEM Program-ONLY), Eaton Fundamental Middle School or Jones Magnet Middle School.

To ensure equity in selection, choice seats will be filled through a lottery system. It is important to consider when applying for the choice middle school that both child and family must have a willingness to work hard toward academic success and show commitment to the school’s mission. Parents/guardians must provide transportation to the Choice Middle School Programs.

The Choice Middle School Application process is available online via the Hampton City Schools website by clicking the Choice Middle School Application link below. After completing the application online, families will receive a confirmation of submission. All applications should be completed by Monday, February 8, 2021.
Notifications regarding lottery acceptance to a Choice Middle School or placement on the waiting list will be emailed to families during the week of February 22, 2021. In the email you will be provided a link to confirm your Choice Middle School selection no later than March 19, 2021.

Parents/guardians may also opt to complete an Out-of-Zone application for a middle school by submitting an Out-of-Zone Application after March 1, 2021, to the principal of the respective school or online via our website at http://www.hampton.k12.va.us/parents/parents.html. Out-of-Zone placements are based on space availability and parents/guardians must provide transportation. Families will be notified of an Out-of-Zone placement by August 13, 2021.

Out-of-Zone Applications are not accepted in the Choice Middle School Programs.

For more information or questions, you may contact Joy Charbonneau at jcharbonneau@hampton.k12.va.us or all 757-727-2006.


Hunter B. Andrews PreK-8 School
Hampton City Schools STEM Engineering Choice Program will provide opportunities for students to explore Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics careers. This three-year rigorous choice program curriculum is designed to motivate and challenge students by building on previous knowledge and critical thinking skills. Students will learn cutting-edge, technology-infused instruction coupled with design-based learning to connect to the world beyond school. Classes will be organized around typical engineering topics such as: Introduction to Engineering, Materials & Methods of Production, Structural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electricity and Electronics, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, and Industrial Engineering. Students must demonstrate high academic ability. Siblings of selected students in grades K-8 will be allowed to attend Andrews based on space availability. Transportation is provided for ZONED students only.

Eaton Fundamental Middle School
Thomas Eaton Middle School provides students and their families a comprehensive educational experience. We have high expectations of our students while providing an orderly and safe environment. Eaton students and parents sign a collaborative contract with the school, agreeing to complete assignments and exhibit positive behaviors. Eaton excels in the arts, extracurricular activities, community partnerships, service learning, and environmental experiences. Transportation is not provided for students.

Jones Magnet Middle School
Jones Magnet Middle School (JMMS) is a model, comprehensive school of choice. JMMS provides high quality education in the pursuit of excellence with a focus on rigorous instruction supplemented by relevant activities while establishing meaningful relationships with students. Admission is through an application process that is based on a lottery system. Transportation is not provided.