Washington County Public Schools

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Washington County Public Schools


Description

Washington County is located in Southwest Virginia. Interstate 81 runs through the county's central valley and intersects with Interstate 77 approximately 55 miles northeast of the Town of Abingdon. Washington County has six elementary schools serving grades K-5, and one serving grades K-4. It has four middle schools, three serving grades 6-8, and one serving grades 5-8. These middle schools feed the four high schools in the county, which serve grades 9-12.

Mission Statement

Washington County Schools will provide a safe, supportive and engaging learning environment, which challenges all students to achieve their own maximum potential. In partnership with the family and community, the Washington County School System will ensure that each student acquires basic academic skills and receives a diverse array of educational opportunities that promote healthy social, physical and intellectual growth. Vision Statement The Washington County Schools will be a dynamic community of learners where: faculty and staff are empowered through respect, training, leadership and resources to provide an excellent educational program; faculty and staff communicate high expectations and respect to every student; students are engaged through a rich curriculum to acquire the skills and the love of learning; all students obtain the skills of citizenship by playing and working together in an atmosphere that respects both diversity and cooperation; a partnership with parents and the greater community extends to all citizens a greater appreciation of the value of an excellent education; and students exit with academic skills at or above grade level and on graduation are prepared to succeed in post-secondary education and/or employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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Washington County Public Schools

812 Thompson Dr, Abingdon, VA 24210-2354