George Wythe High School
173 Best Public High Schools in Virginia
- Wythe County Public Schools, VA
Alum: George Wythe has very good teachers, coaches, students, and leaders. The staff focuses on each student, encouraging them to do well and succeed in academics and extracurricular activities throughout their entire high school experience. This school consists of many clubs and organizations, providing students with a wide variety of choices when deciding what interests them. The school building itself is kept clean and maintained to provide not only a safe, but comfortable environment for all students, staff, and families when entering. George Wythe is a very well-rounded encouraging high school for each grade level and all who choose to become a mighty maroon.
- 462 Students
- 15:1 Student-Teacher Ratio
Roanoke Catholic School
- Private School
- Roanoke, VA
- PK, K-12
Senior: Roanoke Catholic is a school that teaches students belong the classroom and prepares them for either college. In the past years, 100 percent of Catholic seniors have attended college and this year the seniors have received over 2.5 million in scholarships. I started Roanoke Catholic two years ago and it was a big change coming from public school. In public schools you could slide by without doing your homework, but at Roanoke Catholic all work is required and graded as a test grade. Roanoke Catholic does not let you fall through the cracks. I also must say the food is outstanding!!
One thing I really did not like were the uniforms. In public school you basically wore what you want, but not in private school. My first year the gentlemen had to wear a shirt and tie during the winter and in the summer a polo shirt with the school’s logo and khaki pants or shorts. This year they changed the dress code to where gentlemen could wear the polo shirt and khaki pants all year around.
- 516 Students
- 12:1 Student-Teacher Ratio
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