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New Kent County Public Schools offers a core curriculum in the areas of mathematics, social studies, science, and English that is fully aligned to the Virginia Standards of Learning.

In addition, NKCPS supports a range of additional content areas including: world languages, visual and performing arts, health and physical education, computer technology, and career and technical education. Beginning in the sixth grade students have the opportunity to take advanced-level courses. At the high school level NKCPS offers a variety of Advanced Placement courses along with Dual Enrollment courses offered with Rappahannock Community College. Students also have the opportunity to take online courses available via the Virtual Virginia program.   Some students may also be approved to take online courses offered in partnership with Edgenuity.  High school students can also choose Career and Technical Education programs at the Bridging Communities Technical Center, which is also designated a Governor's STEM Academy and is located here in New Kent County.

For more information regarding a particular content area, please choose the appropriate content area to the left and select the appropriate grade level or course by clicking on the triangles next to each content area. You can also find more information regarding other related instructional programs and services via menu options to the left.

Thank you for your interest in our instructional programs! Please do not hesitate to contact me for additional information.

R. Byron Bishop, PhD
Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction