Pittsylvania County Public Schools

There are 16 public schools in Pittsylvania County, Virginia, serving 7,699 students.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Virginia state average of 47%.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Pittsylvania County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • ChathamChatham Elementary School
    245 Chatham Elementary Ln
    279 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Chatham
    Chatham High School
    100 Cavalier Circle
    663 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Chatham
    Chatham Middle School
    11650 Us Hwy 29 North
    506 students | Gr. 6-8
  • RinggoldDan River High School
    100 Dan River Wildcat Circle
    676 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Ringgold
    Dan River Middle School
    5875 Kentuck Rd
    519 students | Gr. 6-8
  • GretnaGretna Elementary School
    302 Franklin Blvd South
    562 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Gretna
    Gretna High School
    100 Gretna Hawk Circle
    610 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Gretna
    Gretna Middle School
    201 Coffey St
    423 students | Gr. 6-8
  • HurtJohn L. Hurt Elementary School
    315 Prospect Rd
    276 students | Gr. PK-5
  • RinggoldKentuck Elementary School
    100 Kentuck Elementary Circle
    602 students | Gr. PK-5
  • GretnaHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Mt. Airy Elementary School
    100 Mt Airy Elementary Circle
    207 students | Gr. PK-5
  • ChathamPittsylvania Voc.-tech. Center
    Vocational School
    11700 Us Hwy 29
    Vocational School


     students | Gr. 9-12
  • BlairsSouthside Elementary School
    440 East Witt Rd
    521 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Dry ForkTunstall High School
    100 Trojan Circle
    Dry ForkVA24549
    866 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Dry Fork
    Tunstall Middle School
    1160 Tunstall High Rd
    Dry ForkVA24549
    745 students | Gr. 6-8
  • ChathamUnion Hall Elementary School
    100 Union Hall Circle
    244 students | Gr. PK-5

County Statistics

About Pittsylvania County County Statistics (VA) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 44,706 people 7,833,127 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 12% 26%
Median Household Income $37,804 $48,917
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Pittsylvania County, VA public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.44, which is lower than the Virginia average of 0.84. The most diverse school district in Pittsylvania County is Pittsylvania County Public Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.