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Principal: Elizabeth Cromartie

Asst. Principal: Jacqueline Claiborne

Main Office: 825-4627

Fax: 896-6731

Building hours:

Mon.-Fri. 8:00am-4:00pm

By appointment only

Was your Ranger Tardy or Absent?

When your Ranger is late or absent from school, please be sure to report the absence or tardy using one of the following methods:

Welcome from the Principal

We want to share with all who visit our website and our school that Forrest is truly "The Place to Grow!" We are a fully accredited Title I School on the West side of Hampton. We boast many resources that promote student success. These include a phenomenal faculty with Reading and Math instructional teams, a Family Engagement Specialist, and a B.A.S.E. worker. We truly acknowledge the importance of family and community engagement to student success. Our community partners are a huge contributor to our work toward student growth, both academically and socially.

We look forward to seeing you around the Ranger Den!


Elizabeth Cromartie

Upcoming Events

Contact Information

  • Physical and Mailing: 1406 Todds Lane, Hampton, VA 23666

  • Contact Numbers:

    • Main Office: 757-825-4627

    • Family Engagement: 757-896-6716

    • Clinic: 757-268-3301

    • Cafeteria: 757-896-6730

    • Fax: 757-896-6731

Bell & Operating Hours

7:00 am-7:20 am: Arrival & Breakfast in the Classroom

7:20 am-7:30 am: Announcements

7:30 am: Tardy Bell & Instruction Begins

2:05 pm: Dismissal

3:00 pm: Main Office closes

What is Class Dojo?

Class Dojo is a communication app that connects teachers, families, and students. Not only does it track behavior, but it can also be used to send messages and share photos/videos of the amazing things that happen throughout the school day.

Learn more at

Students should be getting AT LEAST 6 or more points a day to have had a satisfactory day.

9 points = excellent day

8 points = great day

7 points = good day

6 points = needs improvement

5 or less points = Behavior intervention steps

Students will receive points based on the GROW standard to the left.

Points will be given at the closure of each lesson for a total of 9 possible points in a day.

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Forrest Elementary, THE Place to Grow!