Education & Training

Wythe County Public Schools

The Wythe County School System maintains twelve schools and a technology center. Figures for the 2011-2012 school year:

Classification Number Enrollment
Elementary 6 2,108
Middle 3 997
High Schools 3 1,296
Home School n/a 55
Private Schools 5 5% of school age children
Technology Centers 1 319 (also in High School No.)
Totals: 18 4,456

Figures for the 2011-2012 school year:

Classification Figures
Pupil/Teacher ratio 13.2:1
Graduates 324
Per pupil expenditure $8,658
Number of Teachers (full-time equivalents) 317
Guidance counselors and librarians 24
Number of graduates continuing their education 223
Number of students attending governor’s schools 36


Wythe County Schools

Wythe County Special Education

Virginia Department of Education

Wythe County Technology Center


High schools


Middle schools



Elementary schools


Private Schools

Covenant Christian Academy, Max Meadows, VA
(276) 637-4522 (Grades K-8 at present with plans to add a grade each year.)

Echo Valley School, 265 Echo Valley Rd., Wytheville, VA
(276) 228-2749

Granite Christian Academy, Wytheville, VA
(276) 228-3129

Minnick Education Center of the Presbyterian Children’s Home of the Highlands
(276) 228-8088

Appalachian Christian Academy
(276) 686-8800


Colleges & Universities

Wytheville Community College is a comprehensive two-year college that is one of 23 community colleges in the Virginia Community College System. WCC enrolls approximately 4,000 students annually in credit courses and offers a variety of workforce improvement opportunities. Links to four-year colleges and universities in the region are provided below.

Colleges & Universities Location
Virginia Tech 51 miles northeast
Radford University 42 miles northeast
Bluefield College 37 miles north
Concord University 48 miles north
Emory & Henry College 43 miles southwest
Old Dominion University (Teletechnet) Wytheville