Roanoke, VA Area Schools
Roanoke is home to many excellent schools that are sure to suit every educational need your family may have. The area offers superb public schools, private schools, colleges and universities. The Roanoke community is dedicated to providing a safe and encouraging environment where all students can grow and achieve their goals on a daily basis.
The Roanoke County Public School District is committed to providing your student with one-on-one attention and encouragement in their academic endeavors. Please view the list below for links to schools in the area.
Roanoke County Public Schools
Elementary Schools Grades K – 5
Back Creek Elementary http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/bces/
Bent Mountain Elementary http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/bmes/
Bonsack Elementary http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/Bon/
Burlington Elementary http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/bles/
Cave Spring Elementary http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/cses/
Clearbrook Elementary http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/cbes/
Fort Lewis Elementary http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/fles/
Glen Cove Elementary http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/gces/
Glenvar Elementary http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/gles/
Green Valley http://gvol.org/
Herman L. Horn Elementary http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/hhes/
Masons Cover Elementary http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/mces/
Mount Pleasant Elementary http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/mces/
Mountain View Elementary http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/mves/default.shtml
Oak Grove Elementary http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/mves/default.shtml
Penn Forest Elementary http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/pfes/
W.E. Cunduff Elementary http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/wces/
Middle School Grades 6 – 8
Cave Spring Middle School http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/csjh/
Central Middle School http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/cms/
Glenvar Middle School http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/glms/
Hidden Valley Middle School http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/hvms/
North Side Middle School http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/nsms/
William Byrd Middle School http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/wbms/
High Schools Grades 9 - 12
Burton Center for Arts & Technology http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/arbtc/index.html
Cave Spring High School http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/cshs/
Glenvar High School http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/glhs/
Hidden Valley High School http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/hvhs/default.htm
North Side High School http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/nshs/
William Byrd High School http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/wbhs/
Roanoke Catholic School http://www.roanokecatholic.com/main/index.php
North Cross School http://www.northcross.org/default.aspx
Roanoke Adventist Prep School http://www.rapschool.org
Community School http://www.communityschool.net
Roanoke Valley Christian School http://www.rvcs.info/pages/page.asp?page_id=15470
Faith Christian School http://www.faithchristian-school.com/
Parkway Christian Academy http://www.parkwaychristianacademy.org/
Colleges and Universities
Old Dominion University
(The following information is sourced from http://www.odu.edu/. For this and more information, please follow the link.)
With an enrollment of more than 23,000 students, the university offers 70 bachelor's, 60 master's and 36 doctoral degree programs and 2 educational specialists degrees. ODU's eminent scholarship and innovative and engaging teaching foster nationally recognized programs. A determined entrepreneurial approach to problem-solving drives cutting-edge research and strategic partnerships with government, business, industry, organizations, and the arts.
Blue Field College
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Bluefield College is a Christ-centered liberal arts college in covenant with the Baptist General Association of Virginia. We offer a challenging academic experience within a diverse Christian environment. Our academic and co-curricular programs transform students’ lives by integrating liberal arts with career-oriented studies and service to God and the global community. We are committed to graduating students who think critically, communicate effectively, and adapt readily to a changing world.
Mary Baldwin College
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Private four-year women’s liberal arts college founded in 1842 with coeducational graduate and adult degree programs. Degrees offered: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science.
(The following information is sourced from http://www.hollins.edu/. For this and more information, please follow the link.)
A woman’s liberal arts education provides the skills that employers and graduate schools value the most. These are the skills that Hollins graduates say prepare them not only for their first job after college but also for a lifetime of career changes.
Jefferson College of Health Sciences
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Jefferson College of Health Sciences is a private, health sciences college in Roanoke, Virginia. We are a professional college, offering Masters of Science degrees in Nursing, Occupational Therapy and Physician Assistant, baccalaureate degrees, and associate degrees in healthcare. As a proud affiliate of Carilion Clinic, we are fully integrated with one of the largest health systems in Virginia.
(The following information is sourced from http://www.averett.edu/flash/index.php. For this and more information, please follow the link.)
If you want to learn in a traditional campus setting or if you are a working professional who needs convenience and flexibility, Averett has a degree program to fit your life. Founded in 1859 as a school for young women, Averett grew to a fully accredited, co-educational, four-year college in 1971. Today, the university attracts students from 29 states and 14 foreign countries and offers degree programs at more than 25 Virginia locations.
Virginia Tech – Roanoke Campus
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The Virginia Tech Roanoke Center delivers a wide variety of educational programs and services to meet the diverse professional and lifelong learning needs of individuals in the Roanoke region. In addition to graduate program offerings, the Virginia Tech Roanoke Center hosts a variety of workshops and customized training programs to serve various sectors in the region.
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Radford University offers a challenging environment where every
student can discover new talents, develop leadership skills and
experience personal growth. The Honors Academy,
a Center of Excellence, welcomes talented students who strive to be at
the top of their class and provides the resources they need to reach
their goals. With 153 undergraduate and graduate program options,
service learning, research and study abroad opportunities, internships
and pre-professional programs, RU believes you deserve academic
(The following information is sourced from http://www.hamptonu.edu/. For this and more information, please follow the link.)