Primary Education
Primary Education

Future Work Readiness Starts at School

K-12 Public Schools

The Roanoke Region is home to six public school districts. Each system offers competitive standards and unique opportunities. They all share a common commitment to quality education that will prepare students for diverse careers in the 21st Century.

Alleghany Highlands Public Schools
Botetourt County Public Schools
Franklin County Public Schools
Roanoke City Public Schools
Roanoke County Public Schools
Salem City Public Schools

K-12 Private Schools

Less than four percent of the Roanoke Region’s school-aged children attend private or parochial schools. A variety of schools provide alternatives to the region’s public school systems.

Christian Heritage Academy
Community School
Community High School 
Faith Christian School
Life Academy
New Vista Montessori School
North Cross School
Roanoke Adventist Preparatory
Roanoke Catholic 
Roanoke Valley Christian Schools 
Salem Montessori School
Smith Mountain Lake Christian Academy 

Alternative Programs

The Roanoke Region offers several options for alternative education to suit children’s needs. Unique learning experiences at schools throughout the Roanoke Region allow students to develop individual talents and interests. Programs include computer science; high technology; science; mathematics and computers; aviation; performing arts; visual arts; communications; engineering and aerospace.

Special Education

Blue Ridge Autism and Achievement Center
Roanoke Valley Children's Academy
Shenandoah Autism Center

STEM & Gifted Programs

Burton Center for Arts & Technology
Botetourt County STEM-H Academy
Gereau Center for Applied Technology and Career Exploration
International Baccalaureate Program
Jackson River Governor's School
Roanoke Valley Governor’s School for Science and Technology

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The Roanoke Regional Partnership can help you connect with people who want to live, work, and play in Alleghany, Botetourt, Franklin, and Roanoke counties, cities of Covington, Roanoke, and Salem, and the town of Vinton.

From great schools to industry-leading companies, we can help you find everything to grow your business here.

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