THREE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS, each governed/managed by its own school board, serve the Staunton, Waynesboro and Augusta County region. The region also offers a number of parochial and private schools and a vocational-technical school.
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The Augusta County school system consists of twelve elementary, three middle and five high schools: Buffalo Gap, Fort Defiance, Riverheads, Wilson Memorial, and Stuarts Draft. Enrollment averages about 11,000 students.
The Staunton school system consists of four elementary schools, one middle school, one high school (Robert E. Lee). Enrollment is normally about 3,000.
The Waynesboro school system includes four elementary schools, one middle school and one high school (Waynesboro), also with an enrollment of about 3,000. All three school systems participate in the Shenandoah Valley Governors School. SVGS is a program for gifted, talented and highly motivated students. Students choose one of two parallel programs, MST (mathematics, sciences, and technology) or AH (arts, humanities). SVGS serves approximately 160 gifted and talented 11th and 12th grade students from Augusta County, Staunton and Waynesboro.
PRIVATE AND PAROCHIAL SCHOOLS
Parents wishing to enroll their children in private or parochial schools have numerous options within the region.
Fishburne Military (Waynesboro) G:8-12 540-946-7700
Guardian Angel Academy (Staunton) G:K-12 540-885-4492
Grace Christian School (Staunton) G:K-12 540-886-9109
Midway Bible Baptist (Fishersville) G:K-6 540-943-1678
Mountain View Academy G:preK-5 540-213-2468
Ridgeview Christian (Stuarts Draft) G:K-12 540-337-1025
Stuart Hall (Staunton) G:6-12 540-885-0356
Hunter McGuire (Verona) G:K-5 540-248-2404
Victory Baptist Academy (Staunton) G:K-12 540-337-2042