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Meet the Principal

Summerlyn Thompson holds undergraduate and master’s degrees from the University of Virginia, along with an administration/supervision certification from Western Governors’ University. Previously the longtime principal of Johnson Elementary, she became principal of Walker in 2023.


Summerlyn Thompson


Charlottesville City Schools is an interconnected, equity-focused school community committed to providing the skills and knowledge needed for lifelong learning, engaged citizenship, and personal fulfillment


Need Login Help? Feeling “Login O . . .

September 13, 2023

Thanks for a great start to the school year! As we look ahead, let’s make sure you have the logins you need to stay connected and on top of your student’s growth and learning.  . . .

Cville Schools Seeks Community Volu . . .

August 31, 2023

Parent involvement and community support are vital to the well-being of our school system. Charlottesville City Schools invites members of the community to become volunteers in our schools.  Volunt . . .

Free meals for ALL STUDENTS!!

August 23, 2023

What's for breakfast? What's for lunch? Charlottesville City Schools now offers FREE meals for all students through the USDA's Community Eligibility Provision program. (No application needed.)  S . . .

Updates for Families: Transportatio . . .

August 4, 2023

Dear Cville Schools community -- With only 2.5 weeks left till the first day of school, we wanted to check in with a few updates on topics of importance for our families. 📝 Mini-MInutes from L . . .