K-12 Education

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


  • Student enrollment is 2,000
  • 2 Elementary Schools (K-5)
  • 1 Middle School
  • 1 High School

Henry County Public Schools


  • All Henry County Schools are Fully Accredited
  • Student Enrollment is over 7,000
  • 9 Elementary Schools
  • 2 Middle Schools
  • 2 High Schools
  • Preschool programs offered at all elementary schools
  • Operates the largest digital textbook initiative in Virginia

Carlisle School


  • Carlisle SchoolPrivate Preparatory School
  • Preschool through 12th grade
  • Student enrollment is 375
  • Student-Faculty Ratio is 9:1
  • 100% of graduates are accepted at four-year colleges and universities
  • Accredited through the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)