Education and Schools

Accredited Online Colleges

Bath County Schools

Buena Vista City Schools

Career Online
Earn an accredited high school diploma online.


ESOL: Washington & Lee University
Facilitates communication within the increasingly diverse population in Rockbridge County. Works with speakers of all languages. Offers formal ESOL classes and one-on-one tutoring arrangements, Spanish classes for adults, free translation of documents (Spanish-English/English-Spanish), and a hotline to provide immediate interpreting services.

Edx Online Courses
Online courses from the world’s best universities.

GED Test Prep at Learning Express


Chat with a live, certified educator for assistance with homework, research, and writing in all subjects for grades K-college. Available seven days a week from 2-11 PM.

Home Instruction: Virginia Department of Education
Information about homeschooling in Virginia

Home Instruction Handbook
Download of Microsoft Word document from Virginia Department of Education

Khan Academy
Non-profit educational website created in 2006 by educator Salman Khan to provide “a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.”-Wikipedia

Lexington City Public Schools

Open Education Database

Organization of VA Homeschoolers

RRL Reading/Mentoring/Tutoring for Children

Rockbridge County Schools

Shenandoah Initiative for Adult Education (Includes Rockbridge County contacts)
SHINE provides opportunities for adult learning and growth with multiple instructional approaches: High School Equivalency Test instruction and preparation Workshops for Reading and Writing, Math, Science, and Social Studies Adult High School Completion National External Diploma Program (NEDP) English Language Acquisition (ELA) Academic and Workforce Transition Counselling PluggedInVA (training for high-demand job areas)

VA Dept. of Education

VA Public Schools Directory

Yellow Brick Road Early Learning Center

Financial Aid

FAFSA Free Application for Federal Student Aid

FastWeb (online resource for finding scholarships)

FinAid (another student guide to financial aid)

Peterson’s Scholarship Search

Universities and Colleges

Graduate School Rankings from U.S. News

Hollins University

Mary Baldwin College

Mountain Gateway Community College

Peterson’s Guide to Colleges and Universities

Southern Virginia University

State Council for Higher Education for Virginia

VA Colleges and Universities

Virginia Military Institute

Washington & Lee University

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