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Amherst County Public Schools is located in the beautiful Central Virginia region. Our student enrollment is approximately 4,000 and we employ roughly 700 faculty and staff members to educate the children in our county. Our school division boasts a dedicated, forward-thinking and family atmosphere.

Vision and Mission Statement


Amherst County Public Schools will cultivate excellence in every child, every day. 


Amherst County Public Schools will create a culture that inspires excellence in academics, career readiness and citizenship in every child.