Wise County Public Schools


Wise County Public Schools


The Wise County School Division is comprised of six elementary schools, three middle schools, six high schools, an alternative school, and a career and technical center. From seventeen sites, these schools offer a full range of K-12 programs serving approximately 6600 students. A Title I funded program for four-year-olds operates in each primary school. Each secondary school offers a range of courses suitable for students who plan to continue education after high school or plan to enter directly into the workforce. All schools in Wise County are accredited by the Virginia Board of Education and by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Aggressive leadership by administrators, teachers and coaches has made Wise County students highly competitive, both academically and athletically, with students in other school divisions throughout the state.

Mission Statement

Our MISSION in Wise County Schools is to provide a safe, supportive, and orderly learning environment which stimulates broad intellectual growth, nurtures creativity, promotes tolerance, and encourages the highest standards of ethical behavior. WCPS Believes in...... Valuing each student as a unique individual with physical, social, emotional, and intellectual abilities and needs. Promoting a safe, orderly environment, responsible citizenship, multicultural understanding, tolerance, and the highest standards of personal conduct. Creating a unified sense of purpose and dedication to excellence in learning among students, teachers, parents, and the community-at-large. Providing a challenging curriculum which encourages academic growth as well as career and technology development. Supporting an atmosphere of positive reinforcement that enhances student learning, self-esteem, and the opportunity for students to develop to their fullest potential. Developing skills, strategies, and techniques which enable students and teachers to become life-long independent learners. Fostering positive social and interpersonal skills. Equipping each student with a positive expectation for career development as well as a sense of place and purpose in the community-at-large.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement


Wise County Public Schools

628 Lake St, Wise, VA 24293