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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


 Enrollment Distance From M-HC
New College Institute


 0 mi.

Patrick Henry Community College


 0 mi.

Ferrum College


 19 mi.

Averett University


 25 mi.

Guilford College


 40 mi.

Hollins University


 40 mi.

Jefferson College of Health Sciences


 41 mi.

Bennett College


 43 mi.

Elon University


 43 mi.

Greensboro College


 43 mi.

NC A&T State University


 43 mi.



 43 mi.

Roanoke College


 44 mi.

Salem College


 45 mi.

Wake Forest University


 45 mi.

Winston-Salem State University


 45 mi.

NC School of the Arts


 47 mi.

Radford University


 49 mi.

Virginia Tech


 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
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