Sussex County Public School

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


Ellen W. Chambliss Elementary School 10415 Higgins Street Wakefield VA 23888 757-899-5391


Jefferson Elementary School 9436 Mayes Street Jarratt VA 23867 434-535-8810

Sussex Central High School 21394 Sussex Drive Waverly VA 23890 434-246-6051

Sussex Central Middle School 21356 Sussex Drive Stony Creek VA 23882 434-246-2251

Sussex I State Prison 24414 Musselwhite Drive Waverly VA 23890 804-834-9967

Sussex II State Prison School 24427 Musselwhite Drive Waverly VA 23891 804-834-3187

About Public Schools

How are Public Schools funded?

Public Schools are publicly funded, largely through taxes. Most funding comes from state, county and local sources, with the federal government providing a relatively small share of Public School funding. Some Public Schools may charge fees for specific programs and activities, such as athletics and clubs.

What is "school choice"?

Traditional Public Schools typically assign students to schools based on their residency. School choice refers to programs that enable students to attend a school other than the Public School they would have otherwise been assigned. School choice programs include voucher programs, open enrollment in other school districts, Charter Schools, Magnet Schools, and home schooling.

What are Vocational-Technical Schools?

Vocational-Technical, or Vo-Tech, Schools are schools that provide training in trades or technical fields, usually on a part-time basis, to students. While part of the school-day or week is spent in Vo-Tech coursework, the traditional portion of the curriculum is provided by the student's home school district. Most Vo-Tech Schools are for students in high school grades.