Virginia Public School

Find Virginia public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools, school districts, boards, systems and PTAs. Public schools provide information on tuition, school rankings, school enrollment, education, curriculum, classes, records, and teacher student ratios.

Public Schools by County

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What does a Public School do?

A public school is the basis of public education. Public schools include all grades from preschool through high school, as well as public colleges and universities. Public schools are funded by taxpayer money and adhere to a curriculum and educational standards set at the state and federal levels.

Most public schools in a specific area are part of one school district managed by a superintendent of education and a school board. A public school board is comprised of independent voting members who are responsible for ensuring that taxpayer money buys the best education available for local students. In addition to the school board, nearly all public schools have a parent-teacher association (PTA) which gives parents a direct voice in the educational process.

Commonly asked questions about Public Schools

How can I find Public Schools in my district?

Information about public schools for all U.S. states is available through the online tools available on this site.

How many credits do I need to have to graduate from high school?

The number of credits required for graduation from high school depends on the guidelines set by your local school district in accordance with state educational guidelines. You should contact your educational guidance counselor or local school board to learn the exact number of credits required.