Amherst County Public Schools


Amherst County Public Schools


Central Virginia at the foot of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. 100 miles west of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. 100 miles west of Richmond; 150 miles south of D.C.; 50 miles south of Charlottesville; 60 miles east of Roanoke; 60 miles north of Danville; adjacent to Lynchburg. TOTAL ENROLLMENT: 4,654 SCHOOLS 6 Elementary Schools 110 - 470 students 2 Middle Schools 470 - 700 students 1 High School 1,400 - students

Mission Statement

The mission of the Amherst County Public School Division is to provide an appropriate education in an environment that ensures success in the classroom and in future endeavors. The Amherst County Public School Division will be recognized as an educational leader in Central Virginia. Ensure continuous improvement in student and school achievement Maintain a safe, clean and healthy environment conducive to teaching and learning Promote a positive climate for all personnel Enhance school, parent and community collaboration Promote professional development centered on improving student achievement and school safety.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Amherst County Public Schools is an equal opportuntiy employer

Amherst County Public Schools

153 Washington St, Amherst, VA 24521