6158 Jefferson Avenue - Newport News, VA 23605 - (757) 591-4900

Crittenden Middle School

Natia Smith, Principal
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Our mission is to prepare all students to be responsible and successful citizens in our rapidly changing world by:

  • Encouraging academic excellence in all subjects while emphasizing math, science, and technology,
  • Promoting the utilization of problem solving skills,
  • Fostering a safe, positive and healthy environment, and
  • Motivating students to become lifelong learners.
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Magnet Program

Crittenden Middle School is home to the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) magnet program. The goals are to open the doors of opportunity, spark the imagination of students and maintain academic excellence so that students are prepared to be responsible citizens in a global society. Learn more about our magnet program and how to apply.



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