Education & Training

Wythe County Public Schools

Website | Virginia Department of Education Profile

Wythe County Public Schools maintains twelve schools and a technology center. On-time graduation rates exceed the state average and over 1100 credentials were awarded last school year. Comprehensive career and college planning is integral to the schools’ mission. The area is also served by a high performance regional Governor’s School for the intellectually gifted.

Figures for the 2018-2019 school year:

Classification Number Enrollment
Elementary 6 2,108
Middle 3 997
High Schools 3 1,296
Home School n/a 55
Private Schools 3 5% of school age children
Technology Centers 1 319 (also in High School No.)
Totals: 18 4,076


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

Virginia Department of Education

Wythe County Technology Center

Southwest Virginia Governor’s School


High schools


Middle schools



Elementary schools


Private Schools

Granite Christian Academy

Minnick Education Center

Appalachian Christian Academy

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  Wytheville