The Promise

In 2014, E3: Elevate Early Education created The New E3 School located in the Park Place neighborhood of Norfolk. Our school is an innovative, mixed-income model for children ages one to five. We set out to give more children equitable access to quality early education + prove that when all children have access regardless of their zip code, they enter kindergarten with the academic and social skills they need to thrive. We have proven that year after year.

Our Impact

Spring 2023 Key Findings on Quality, Literacy & Readiness Skills

  • Our teachers are engaged in high-quality interactions with children.
  • The quality is consistent and strong in all classrooms.
  • CLASS® scores exceeded those from other Virginia classrooms observed in 2022-2023.
  • More 3- and 4-year-old children need support in most literacy subdomains.
  • Most 3- and 4-year-old children are meeting or exceeding expected development in math, self-regulation, and social skills.

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2901 Granby Street | Norfolk, VA 23504
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