It is Isle of Wight County’s mission to enhance and expand on each child’s unique gifts and talents to ensure every child is college, career and life ready. Their vision is to create a learning environment that will enable every child to discover his or her unique gifts and talents. To learn more about the county’s schools, visit

The county schools are currently ranked 45th in the state’s 132 school districts as reported in’s recent article ranking the various Virginia school districts.

Public Schools

Carrollton Elementary School
14440 New Towne Haven Lane Carrollton, VA 23314
(757) 357-8850

Westside Elementary School
800 Main Street
Smithfield, VA 23430
(757) 357-3021

Smithfield Middle School
14175 Turner Drive
Smithfield, VA 23430
(757) 357-4100

Smithfield High School
14171 Turner Drive
Smithfield, VA 23430
(757) 357-3108

Private Schools

Isle of Wight Academy
P.O. Box 105
Isle of Wight, VA 23397
(757) 357-3866

Hampton Roads Academy
739 Academy Lane
Newport News, VA 23602
(757) 844-9100

Trinity Lutheran
6812 River Road
Newport News, VA 23607
(757) 245-2576

Our Lady of Mount Carmel School
100 Harpersville Road
Newport News, VA 23601-2324
(757) 596-2754

Peninsula Catholic High School
600 Harpersville Road
Newport News, VA 23601
(757) 596-7247

Nansemond-Suffolk Academy
3373 Pruden Blvd.
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 245-2576