Rockbridge County Public Schools

All Schools
(3)
Middle Schools
(1)
Elementary
(2)
Pre-K
(2)
There are 3 public schools in Rockbridge County, Virginia, serving 857 students.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Virginia state average of 47%.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Rockbridge County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • FairfieldFairfield Elementary School
    20 Fairfield School Rd
    FairfieldVA24435
    (540)348-5202
    374 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Natural Bridge StationNatural Bridge Elementary School
    42 Natural Bridge School Rd
    Natural Bridge StationVA24479
    (540)291-2292
    272 students | Gr. PK-5
  • FairfieldRockbridge Middle School
    1200 Sterrett Rd
    FairfieldVA24435
    (540)348-5445
    211 students | Gr. 6-8

County Statistics

About Rockbridge County County Statistics (VA) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 11,584 people 7,833,127 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 19% 26%
Median Household Income $44,500 $48,917
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Did You Know?
Rockbridge 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 0.17, which is lower than the Virginia average of 0.64. The most diverse school district in Rockbridge County is School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or in the USA.