Powhatan County Public Schools


Powhatan County Public Schools


Located in the Central Piedmont physiographic province and just 20 miles outside the state capital of Richmond, Powhatan is within 130 miles of the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., and within 100 miles of the world’s largest natural deep-water harbor, the Port of Hampton Roads.

Mission Statement

“The mission of Powhatan County Public Schools is to provide the environment where each student is able to reach his or her fullest potential. It is recognized that true learning can take place only in an atmosphere of encouragement, respect and academic challenge. Inherent in this mission is the recognition that each student is a unique individual capable of becoming a productive member of society. It is the responsibility of the employees of this school division to guide, nurture, and encourage each student toward this goal. In doing so, all employees, and especially members of our academic community, are accountable for the achievement of the students who are enrolled in this school division.”

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement


Powhatan County Public Schools

2320 Skaggs Rd, Powhatan, VA 23139