Colonial Heights Public Schools512 Boulevard
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Phone: (804) 524-3400
The City of Colonial Heights Public School system strives to excel in its programs as well as foster successful students and productive citizens.
The Career & Technology Education (CTE) program includes courses in: Marketing, Business Management and Administration, Family and Consumer Sciences, Architecture and Construction, Health and Medical Sciences, and Trades and Industrial.
Appomattox Regional Governor's School for the Arts & Technology
512 West Washington Street
Petersburg, Virginia 23803
Phone: (804) 722-0200
The Appomattox Regional Governor’s School for the Arts and Technology provides gifted and talented students a differentiated and rigorous education, cultivates a supportive environment that inspires unique artistic and technological visions, promotes cultural tolerance, nurtures community partnerships, and produces active, engaged citizens.
Virginia State University1 Hayden Drive
Petersburg, VA 23806
Virginia State University lies just outside the City of Colonial Heights and offers a vast curriculum, including an accredited nursing program.
Other Major Universities
Several major universities are within an hour’s drive of Colonial Heights:
- Virginia Commonwealth University
- University of Richmond
- Randolph Macon College
- Longwood University
- College of William and Mary
- Virginia Union University
- James Madison University
- University of Virginia
- University of Mary Washington
- Virginia Polytechnic Institute
- Radford University
- Liberty University
Community Colleges & Junior College
- John Tyler Community College (Chester) - Go to the Center for Workforce & Community Education
- J Sargeant Reynolds Community College (Richmond) - Go to Workforce Services
- Richard Bland College (Petersburg)