Help us name the new Middle School!
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The School Board would like the community input in the naming of the New Middle School that is scheduled to open in May 2018.   The School Board will review this information at their April meetings and make a final decision at their May 9th meeting.

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Powhatan County Public Schools is excited to provide summer academic offerings for students in grade 6-12 that target a wide variety of learners and span a wide range of curricula. We will offer courses face-to-face and/or online for students who were not successful during the regular school year.  We will offer support through Project Graduation for students who passed a course, but not the corresponding end-of-course SOL test.  We will also offer boot camps and academies to provide support for the upcoming school year.  Finally, we will offer courses for advancement.  Courses and registration information found here

Summer Camp Registration

Powhatan County Public Schools is excited to provide summer camp offerings that target all learners and span a wide-range of curricula. Our camp focus is the whole student and developing multi-faceted skills including teamwork, problem solving, collaboration, flexibility, written and spoken communication, as well as goal setting. Our camps showcase a summer staff that includes highly-engaging educators excited about learning and skilled at equipping students to become life-long learners. Summer Camps will be held at Powhatan High School and Flat Rock Elementary School unless otherwise indicated.  Please see the attached camp descriptions for the specific location of your camp.  Camp hours are 8:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.(FRES) /12:45 P.M. (PHS) with a 15-minute snack break. Snacks are not provided.  

You will find registration information at

AcelaNet is now offering high speed wireless internet service to Powhatan County. The project will be accomplished in phases, but work has already begun. Please visit AcelaNet's website and add your home address. They will use this data to inform decisions as they build out their network in the county.

Applications for enrollment in the Powhatan Preschool Inclusion Program for the 2017-2018 school year will be available beginning March 1, 2017 in the offices of Pocahontas Elementary School, Powhatan Elementary School, and Flat Rock Elementary School.

Dr. Eric Jones Named 

2017 VASS Superintendent of the Year

POWHATAN, VA - Dr. Eric L. Jones, Powhatan County School Superintendent, was named Region 1 Superintendent of the Year by the Virginia Association of School Superintendents on February 2, 2017. Region 1 consists of 15 school divisions – Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, Prince George, Richmond City, Surry and Sussex County.