Education

Charlotte County Public Schools
Charlotte County Public Schools offer students a comprehensive education focused on basic academic skills, problem solving, decision making, communication and technology.  The school system is comprised of an early learning center, three elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school.  Total enrollment is approximately 2,275 children.

 

Charlotte Adult Learning Center
The Charlotte Adult Learning Center was founded in 1986 to help illiterate adults in Charlotte County and surrounding areas learn to read. Since then, the organization has grown to include classes in preGED® and GED®, English as a Second Language, basic computer literacy, writing, money management, health literacy, and public speaking. The Learning Center also offers a used bookstore featuring a large selection of books at discounted prices. 

 

Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC)
SVCC is an accredited community college that has served the citizens of Southside Virginia for over thirty-five years.  SVCC has seven locations and a total enrollment of approximately 8,000 students.  The John H. Daniel campus is located in Keysville, Virginia, providing Charlotte County residents the opportunity to obtain quality education close to home. 

 

Longwood University
Founded in 1839, Longwood University is a coeducational, comprehensive state institution located in Farmville, Virginia (Prince Edward County.)  Longwood's undergraduate enrollment is approximately 3,900 and the university was recently recognized as one of the nation's best college buys in the national publication "America's 100 Best College Buys".

 

Hampden-Sydney College
Founded in 1775, Hampden-Sydney College is a private, four-year, independent liberal arts college for men located in neighboring Prince Edward County.  Hampden-Sydney enrolls approximately 1,100 students and boasts a student/faculty ratio of eleven to one.