Excellent Education

Shenandoah County is proud to be home to an excellent education system. Here are just a few of the school system’s quality education indicators:

  • Top 15 Virginia school divisions for On-Time Graduation Rate (97.5%)
  • Winner of the Virginia Board of Education Innovative Practice Award for the implementation of the Virginia Profile of a Graduate Initiative
  • 37 Career and Technical Education (CTE) Career Pathways
  • 90+ CTE courses at the high school level
  • 1 in 4 students take an advanced placement and/or dual enrollment course
  • For the 2022-23 school year, SCPS students earned 3,554 unduplicated dual enrollment credits.
  • 14 students earned an associate’s degree, 19 students earned a General Education Certificate, and 19 students earned a career studies certificate in Pre-Allied Health at the time of their high school graduation
  • Home to the Massanutten Regional Governor’s School
  • Home to the BioMedical Sciences Academy for students interested in pursuing a career in health science
  • Gold Award- VA School Board Association’s Green School Challenge – 2020
  • Campuses of two major universities (James Madison University and Shenandoah University) are very close to Shenandoah County

Triplett Tech offers programs providing training to obtain career placement in:

  • Auto Body Technology
  • Automotive Technology
  • Carpentry
  • Cisco Networking
  • Cosmetology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Culinary Arts
  • Cyber Security
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Electricity
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Firefighter
  • Healthcare Science
  • HVAC
  • Masonry
  • Nurse Aide
  • Occupational/Physical Therapy Aide

In addition to Shenandoah County Public Schools, Shenandoah County is home to college preparatory programs, church-affiliated schools, job training workshops, and GED programs.