Educational choices for residents of the Town of Wakefield are within a close drive!

Tidewater Academy - PK-12

217 W. Church Street, Wakefield, VA (Located in the Town of Wakefield)

Tidewater Academy is a private, independent school that serves the educational needs of approximately 180 students from Sussex, Surry, Southampton, and Prince George Counties. Tidewater Academy is fully accredited through the Virginia Association of Independent Schools.

Sussex County Public Schools - PK-12

21394 Sussex Drive, Stony Creek, VA (Located 21 miles from Wakefield)

Sussex Central's elementary, middle, and high school serves the educational needs of over 1,100 students in Sussex County. Sussex County Public Schools is fully accredited in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Additional Options
Appomattox Regional Governor's School for the Arts & Technology
512 W. Washington Street, Petersburg, VA (Located 30 miles from Wakefield)

Appomattox Regional Governor's School is a public regional magnet high school for grades 9-12. The school serves Sussex County students as well as students from other counties in southern and central Virginia.

Rowanty Technical Center
20000 Rowanty Rd, Carson, VA (Located 33 miles from Wakefield)

Rowanty provides career and technical education programs for students enrolled in Sussex, Prince George, and Dinwiddie County Public Schools.

Richard Bland College of William & Mary

11301 Johnson Rd, Petersburg, VA

(31 miles from Wakefield)

Virginia State University

1 Hayden Street, Petersburg, VA

(32 miles from Wakefield)

Camp Community College

100 N. College Drive, Franklin, VA

(24 miles from Wakefield)

Community Education & Workforce Development
Wakefield Foundation Center
100 Wilson Avenue, Wakefield, VA

Wakefield Foundation provides educational opportunities, programs, and activities for the well-being of the Wakefield community and surrounding areas.

Regional Workforce Development Center at Camp Community College
100 N. College Drive, Franklin, VA

The Workforce Development Center at Camp Community College provides non-credit classes and programs, as well as community education opportunities, for adults.

Regional Workforce Development Center

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