Robert (Bobby) KnowlesPrincipal
Phone: (757) 564-4001
Amber SpicerAssistant Principal
Phone: (757) 564-4001

Helpful Contacts

Colleen CalhounSenior Administrative Secretary
Lori KesgenAttendance/Registrar
Linda JacotReceptionist
McKenna KnowlesDigital Communications Liaison

Matoaka Elementary School

Matoaka Elementary School is one of sixteen schools that comprise the Williamsburg-James City County Public School System. Matoaka Elementary School successfully opened its doors in the fall of 2007 with a projected enrollment of 750 students in graded Kindergarten through Grade 5.

Matoaka Elementary features state of the art instructional technology within classrooms and other learning areas throughout the school. Students at all grade levels will be exposed to a diverse curriculum that utilizes this technology to enhance and maximize instruction and student learning.

The Matoaka faculty and staff believe that the elementary experience will provide the foundation for all higher learning. A commitment to providing a differentiated approach to instruction, as well as, a concerted effort to offer a variety of enrichment learning experiences to all our students will be particularly evident at Matoaka Elementary School.

4001 Brick Bat Road • Williamsburg, VA 23188
Phone: (757) 564-4001 | Fax: (757) 259-3740

Front Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Williamsburg-James City County Public School’s Mission Statement

We are committed to providing an excellent education, in partnership with families and community, so that each and every student is prepared for lifelong learning, independent thinking, and responsible citizenship.

Matoaka Elementary School’s Mission & Vision

The mission of Matoaka Elementary School is to provide a safe, secure and nurturing environment that provides rich and varied learning experiences to meet students’ needs and prepare them for the future. The faculty and staff develop meaningful and productive relationships with students families and our community.

Facts & Figures

  • Opened: September 2007
  • Acreage: 40
  • Square Footage: 92, 119
  • Colors: Red, Black, White, Gold
  • Mascot: Cardinal
  • Capacity: 750
  • Unique Spaces:  Several fully lit community sports fields; gymnasium with bleachers and competitive wood floor, “Living Wedge” with live plant and animal exhibits, 1 mile Matoaka Nature Trail surrounding the school
  • Technology:  Digital multimedia retrieval and management system, ceiling mounted projector and speakers in each classroom, wireless keyboards and tablets in each classroom, personal response systems to actively engage students in classroom quizzes and discusssions, classroom and shared grade level pods of computer workstations, mobile laptop carts, sets of classroom iPods and tablets, computer lab, media center with additional desktop computers and portable projectors