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Local Educational Opportunities

Beginning in early childhood and continuing through adulthood, a variety of quality education abounds in Martinsville-Henry County. Listed below is a synopsis of the local educational opportunities available to students of all ages.

  • Martinsville Public Schools
    • 2 Elementary Schools (K-5)
    • 1 Middle School
    • 1 High School
  • Henry County Public Schools
    • 10 Elementary Schools
    • 2 Middle Schools
    • 2 High Schools
  • Carlisle School
    • Private Preparatory School
    • Preschool through 12th grade
  • New College Institute
    • Degree programs above the Associate level through partner institutions such as Radford University and Virginia Commonwealth University
    • Currently offering 10 bachelors degrees, 6 masters degrees, and a variety of teacher endorsement and certificate programs
    • Programs added in high demand fields or niche programs as deemed necessary by regional business and the Commonwealth of Virginia
    • Extensive community outreach program providing college access information to residents of all ages
  • Patrick Henry Community College
    • More than 60 fields of study for transfer and workforce development
    • Fully qualified faculty, fully networked campus, fully accredited college
    • Customized Workforce Development Programs
  • National College
    • Five associate degree programs and eight diploma programs
    • Workforce Development and Business Partnership Grants provide tuition assistance to qualified students
    • Fully accredited with flexible scheduling to allow full-time study for working students community
Colleges/Universities Within 50 Miles

Facility

 Enrollment Distance From M-HC
New College Institute

 350

 0 mi.

Patrick Henry Community College

 3,100

 0 mi.

Ferrum College

 1,400

 19 mi.

Averett University

 840

 25 mi.

Guilford College

 2,650

 40 mi.

Hollins University

 1,060

 40 mi.

Jefferson College of Health Sciences

 995

 41 mi.

Bennett College

 689

 43 mi.

Elon University

 5,600

 43 mi.

Greensboro College

 1,300

 43 mi.

NC A&T State University

 10,400

 43 mi.

UNC-Greensboro

 20,000

 43 mi.

Roanoke College

 2,000

 44 mi.

Salem College

 940

 45 mi.

Wake Forest University

 6,900

 45 mi.

Winston-Salem State University

 6,400

 45 mi.

NC School of the Arts

 880

 47 mi.

Radford University

 9,200

 49 mi.

Virginia Tech

 31,00

 50 mi.

Educational Attainment
Martinsville-Henry County On-Time Graduation Rate (Class of 2012)  86.5%
Martinsvlle-Henry County High School Graduates Continuing Education (2010-2011)  88.2%
Rate of Martinsville-Henry Co.
population age 25+ who have earned a Bachelor's Degree or higher
 12.8%
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