There are seven public school systems within the Roanoke Region. Each system maintains competitive educational standards while providing unique opportunities for students.

Roanoke County Public Schools

With exceptional use of technology to prepare students for a changing world, Roanoke County also provides a variety of competitive educational opportunities at every level of instruction. 540.562.3700

# of Students (15-16): 14,107
Elementary Schools 16
Middle Schools 5
High Schools 5
Technical Schools 1
HS Grads in Higher Ed 85%
Per Pupil Expenditure $9,581

Roanoke City Public Schools

Roanoke City Schools maintain a variety of unique educational opportunities at all levels of student development. Offers technical education programs and advanced studies in community development, literature, and history. 540.853.2502

# of Students (15-16): 13,031
Elementary Schools 17
Middle Schools 5
High Schools 2
Technical Schools 1
HS Grads in Higher Ed 67%
Per Pupil Expenditure $12,091

Franklin County Public Schools

A competitive public school system with a variety of educational opportunities at every level. Boasts a unique program for middle school students to engage in future career interests, preparing students for a competitive world. 540.483.5138

# of students (15-16): 7,061
Elementary Schools 12
Middle Schools 2
High Schools 1
Technical Schools 1
HS Grads in Higher Ed 80%
Per Pupil Expenditure $11,134

Botetourt County Public Schools

An accredited public school system. Programs include special education, gifted student programs, and technical training and education programs. 540.473.8263
 

# of Students (15-16): 4,704
Elementary Schools 7
Middle Schools 2
High Schools 2
Technical Schools 1
HS Grads in Higher Ed 79%
Per Pupil Expenditure $10,700

Salem City Public Schools

Salem Schools offer several programs aimed toward student and parent interests, Salem is committed to preparing students for college. 540.389.0130

# of Students (15-16): 3,770
Elementary Schools 4
Middle Schools 1
High Schools 1
Technical Schools 0
HS Grads in Higher Ed 86%
Per Pupil Expenditure $10,301

Alleghany County Public Schools  

A competitive public education system with fully accredited schools that received the 2008 Charles Edgar Clear Award for excellent schools from the Virginia Educational Research Association. Alleghany provides special education opportunities, gifted student programs, and a technical education program preparing students for futures in technology. 540.863.1800

# of Students (15-16): 2,229
Elementary Schools 5
Middle Schools 1
High Schools 1
Technical Schools 1
HS Grads in Higher Ed 81%
Per Pupil Expenditure $11,149

Covington City Public Schools

An accredited division that offers a competitive education for its students. Covington provides a continum of services in kindergarten through grade 12. 540.965-1404

# of Students (15-16): 968
Elementary Schools 1
Middle Schools 1
High Schools 1
Technical Schools 1
HS Grads in Higher Ed 64%
Per Pupil Expenditure $10,614

Source: Virginia Department of Education, Superintendent’s Annual Report, 2015-2016