Bristol - The Place for Education

The belief that all children can learn and standardized test scores above state and national averages are characteristic of the Bristol Virginia Public School System. The school system includes:
  • Four elementary schools
  • A middle school that has recently undergone a 4.5 million dollar renovation
  • A comprehensive high school with a center for technology to meet each student's needs

Private / Parochial Schools

In addition, six private and parochial schools are located in the Bristol area to offer alternative educational choices:
  • Central Baptist School
  • Morrison School
  • St. Anne's Catholic School
  • Sullins Academy
  • Sylvan Learning Center
  • Tri-Cities Christian Schools

Higher Education Opportunities

The Bristol area also has many opportunities for higher education that provide multiple educational opportunities and the training necessary to prepare adults for productive careers:
  • East Tennessee State University
  • Emory and Henry College
  • Graham Bible College
  • King University
  • Milligan University
  • National Business College
  • Northeast State Technical Community College
  • Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center
  • University of Virginia
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • University of Virginia at Wise
  • Virginia Highlands Community College