Education

You don’t need to look far to find a top-notch education in James City County. You’ll discover high-ranking elementary, middle, and high schools, easy access to a full-service community college, and one of the nation’s best universities. Plus, more than a dozen colleges and universities are within an hour’s drive, offering collaboration and research by graduate students and faculty.

Many of the best and brightest live here and local education levels are higher than the state average.

  • 89 percent of residents have high school diploma
  • 42 percent with undergraduate degree
  • 17 percent with graduate or professional degrees
  • More doctoral scientists and engineers live in Virginia than any other Southeastern state

Grade Schools – Local public and private school options
Community College – Associate’s degrees and adult workforce programs
Colleges and Universities – More than a dozen higher-education options and resources

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