Norton City Public Schools


Norton City Public Schools


Norton is centrally located in Wise County in the mountainous area of far southwest Virginia. The city covers an area of 7.21 square miles and is situated at the junction of highways U.S. 23 and U.S. 58A. The diverse economy includes coal mining, light industry, retail sales, legal and medical professions, banking and schools. Norton City Schools is comprised of two schools, both of which are continuously updated. Both schools are air conditioned, have state of the art computer labs and offer a wide curricula for all learners. The system provides free transportation for all students. Both schools are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), and both schools have earned full accreditation status by passing the Virginia Standards of Learning tests (SOL's).

Mission Statement

We at Norton City Schools, in our commitment to excellence, seek to provide in a small school setting, an educational environment that promotes high standards, encourages cultural diversity, provides individual attention and promotes lifelong learning through challenging and rewarding school experiences. Our goal is that all students reach their full potential as healthy, successful and knowledgeable individuals dedicated to their family, school, community and nation.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Norton City School Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Norton City Public Schools

22 Tenth Street, Norton, VA 24273