In Floyd County, you are just a short drive or quick click away from amazing learning opportunities, whether for your children, yourself or your workforce.

Primary and secondary educational opportunities include:

Floyd County Public Schools, committed to excellent in education, equality of educational opportunity, and the recognition of each student’s individuality;

Blue Mountain School, a contemplative, holistic and progressive program of collaborative, project-based learning, k-7; and

Rising Sun Community School, a Montessori-based, natural-learning school.

Springhouse Community School, combines project-based learning, mentoring, and community collaborations to help students cultivate a strong sense of self and to equip them with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions they need to live meaningful, successful lives. Serving students in grades 7-12.

Affordable robust broadband services available to 99% of business and 90% of homes in Floyd County assure that you have a big pipe for distance earning and learning


Within 30 miles:

Plus, there are more than 12 higher education institutions within 30 miles of Floyd County; see lists below. These range from community college/technical colleges to major universities like Virginia Tech and Radford University, to medical schools such as the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Virginia Tech-Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute, and the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine.

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine

Ferrum College

ITT Technical Institute-Salem

Jefferson College of Health Sciences

Miller-Motte Technical College

New River Community College

Patrick Henry Community College

Radford University

Roanoke College

Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine

Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech-Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute

Virginia Western Community College


More Within 50 miles:

There are another 18 colleges within 50 miles of Floyd County, including Hollins University, Wake Forest University (with medical school), and Wytheville Community College.

Averett University
Bluefield College
Bluefield State College (WV)
Carolina Christian College (NC)
Concord University (WV)
Forsyth Technical Community College  (NC)
Hollins University
National College/American National University: Martinsville
National College/American National University: Salem
National College/American National University (WV)
Piedmont Baptist College (NC)
Rockingham Community College (NC)
Salem College (NC)
Skyline College
Surry Community College
University of North Carolina School of the Arts (NC)
Wake Forest University (NC)
Winston-Salem State University (NC)
Wytheville Community College