Public School System
Greene County is home to 5 public schools: 3 primary/elementary schools, 1 middle school and 1 high school. The public school system is passionately focused on providing individualized education programs for the students and has an enrollment exceeding 3,000 students. Greene County elects its School Board, comprised of 6 community members and the Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Andrea Whitmarsh.
William Monroe High School, according to the Virginia School Quality Profiles, traditionally has attained scores in the upper quartile in math, english, science, and social studies with all sub-groups achieving state and federal benchmark requirements. Historically, over eighty percent of graduates pursue post-secondary education.
WMHS is proud to offer a Dual Degree Program to its students. With Piedmont Virginia Community College's Eugene Giussepe Center just steps away from WMHS, students can take classes at both educational facilities and earn an associate degree in conjunction with their high school diploma. WMHS students also take advantage of more than sixteen Advanced Placement course offerings both in the classroom and online.
The Technical Center provides high school students and adults an opportunity to develop life skills while improving academic skills. The Tech Center offers secondary, alternative, and post secondary technical training in automotive technology, building trades, child care, cosmetology, family and consumer services, food services, health and medical sciences, and horticulture. The newest courses offered are the "Project Lead the Way" engineering program and Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning classes.
Private College Prep School
The Blue Ridge School is an all-boys college preparatory boarding school serving grades nine through twelve. The campus, which comprises nearly 800 acres in St. George, lies at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains It is located twenty miles from Charlottesville, Virginia and only 2.5 hours from Washington D.C. and Richmond, Virginia.
Higher Education Business Resources
Technical, Business and Community Colleges
- Charlottesville Albemarle Technical Education Center
- Piedmont Virginia Community College
- Germanna Community College
- Blue Ridge Community College
Universities and Colleges
- University of Virginia
- James Madison University
- Mary Baldwin University
- Bridgewater College
- Eastern Mennonite University