We are pleased and honored that parents consider Greene County Public Schools as an educational option for their students. We are proud of our entire school community and the high quality services, staff, and educational experience that we provide. Not only are our facilities, programs, and staff top notch, but the Greene County community is an incredible place to work, live and raise a family.
We are passionately focused on providing individualized education programs for our students. We believe that, as a result of our dedicated teaching staff and quality our curriculum and programs, Greene County Public School students are well prepared to succeed in the world of work. Our character education programs are designed to build a foundation for students to succeed in a diverse world while holding true to core virtues and principles.
We do our very best to communicate with parents and families to nurture a strong school/home partnership. We value our school and broad community, therefore we work to keep the community informed of district initiatives and events.
Greene County Public Schools (GCPS) educates 2,925 children in grades PreK through 12 in one primary school, two elementary schools, one middle school, one high school, and one technical school. Greene County Public Schools has five Nationally Board Certified Teachers; 84 percent of the division’s professional staff has a masters or doctoral degree, while 98.87 percent of its professional teaching staff are considered “highly qualified.”
GCPS has a lot to be proud of:
- The class of 2013 had 36 Commonwealth Scholars & 53 Early College Scholars.
- Eighty-four percent of the class of 2013 will continue their formal education after high school.
- The class of 2013 collectively earned over 1,086 college credits through PVCC and Advanced Placement classes prior to graduating from high school.
- The class of 2013 earned an impressive $851,752 in scholarships.
- Mary Cave and Becky Spencer were recognized as2012-2013 Educators of the Year for the 2012-2013 school year.
- William Monroe Middle School has dominated National History Day competition at the state level.
- William Monroe Academy, a project based application program continues to demonstrate strong student engagement and achievement. GCPS will offer courses in 7th-10th grade for the 2014-2015 school year. Students in this program learn skills as well as core content through different learning experiences, field trips, service learning, etc.
- National Merit Finalist at William Monroe High School.
- William Monroe Dragons baseball team has won the state championship.
- Fifty-eight percent of the class of 2013 earned advanced study diplomas. Thirty percent were Honor Graduates.
- The on-site Governor’s School program at William Monroe graduated 13 students in 2013.
- New Athletics and Performing Arts facilities.
- Rachel’s Challenge and PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports) implemented to promote kindness and respect.
- 137 students earned Industry Certification at the Greene County Technical Center/William Monroe High School.
- Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) History Teacher of the Year at William Monroe Middle School.
Partnership with Piedmont Virginia Community College
- Through a comprehensive curriculum at William Monroe High School and PVCC, students have the opportunity to graduate with an Associate of Science Degree at the same time they graduate from high school.
- WMHS students take courses at the high school, technical center, online or at the Eugene Giuseppe Center (PVCC) in Stanardsville.
- Students begin taking college courses in the 10th grade. A flexible schedule and close proximity to the Giuseppe Center allow for many academic courses during the school day.
GCPS Community Outreach
- 500 letters & 35 care packages to troops in Afghanistan
- 250 books to the Toy Lift
- $1,404 to UVA Children’s Hospital
- $4,456 to Jump Rope for Heart
- $393 to Ronald McDonald House
- 1,000 food items collected for Thanksgiving food baskets
- Partnership with Neighbors-4-Neighbors and Feinstein Foundation. The first school division to include all their schools and central office in their food drive.
- $1,400 to Bayhead Elementary School for Hurricane Sandy relief
- $100 to Sandy Elementary School
- 100 clothing items donated to Skyline Cap Thrift Store
By Dr. Seth Muraskin, Assistant Superintendent of Instruction