Human Resources

Prince Edward County

Nestled halfway between Lynchburg and Richmond, Prince Edward County and the Town of Farmville are regarded as the Heart of Virginia. The county is home to both Longwood University and Hampden-Sydney College, as well as many successful businesses, cultural organizations, and over 75 churches. The area serves an 8-county region for a wide range of experiences, including recreational activities, fine dining, visual and performing arts, golfing, outdoor adventures, and good old Southern hospitality. Main Street Farmville is a hotspot for shoppers from all over the country, offering furniture, gifts, rugs, and antiques. Prince Edward is rich in history and home to civil rights pioneers who forged the path for integrated schools.

Prince Edward County Public Schools

Prince Edward County Public Schools provides a comprehensive education to over 2,150 students in Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade. With all the schools located on a 135-acre campus just south of Farmville, it is easy for parents and multiple children to access teachers, counselors, and administrators. The spacious school complex consists of four school buildings: Prince Edward County Elementary School, Prince Edward County Middle School, Prince Edward County High School, and Career and Technical Education Center.

The Division employs over 350 people, of whom 344 are faculty and administrators. Teachers take advantage of numerous professional development opportunities, including classes for continuing their higher education. Prince Edward County Public Schools has made a significant commitment to the use of instructional technology by students and teachers. With computers, tablets, Chromebooks, and iPads, and Promethean interactive whiteboards in every classroom, and wireless access available to teachers and students, technology is an integral part of the education process. Prince Edward students benefit from a variety of partnerships with local entities and businesses. Longwood University provides a multitude of resources to the schools, including an annual Lancer Day when elementary students visit the campus. Hampden-Sydney College offers college-level courses for high school students and hosts campus visits for students as well. The R.R. Moton Museum serves as a valuable resource for historical information and is the host of the BRIDGES Builders program, which is a partnership between PECPS and Fuqua Schools. Prince Edward County Public Schools are fortunate to have the support of many other local small businesses, churches, and civic organizations.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Prince Edward County Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Prince Edward County Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, political affiliation, or disability, in its education programs or employment. Questions regarding compliance should be directed to the Director of Support Services, 35 Eagle Drive, Farmville, Virginia 23901, (434) 315-2100.