Culpeper offers 6 elementary schools, 2 middle schools and two high schools. Numerous private schools are located within the County.

Germanna Community College offers 1 and 2 year programs. The Germanna Community College Workforce Development & Technology Training Center is a 40,000 square foot $9.2 million facility located on a 100-acre site and is designed to provide maximum flexibility in serving educational, training, business and community needs.

Old Dominion University offers Teletechnet classes towards Bachelors and Masters Degrees at the Locust Grove Campus. Nearby four-year institutes of higher learning include the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, George Mason University in Fairfax, Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, and James Madison University in Harrisonburg.

The Virginia Department of Economic Development has an employee training and workforce development program that designs classes to meet industrial needs.

Public Education

  • 2 High Schools, 2 Middle Schools & 6 Elementary Schools
  • Student to Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Per Pupil Expense: $8,761
  • Diploma Rate: 80%


Higher Education



  • Germanna Community College, 3 Campuses 0, 15 & 40 miles
  • Lord Fairfax Community College, 2 Campuses 25 & 55 miles
  • University of Virginia—40 miles South
  • George Mason University—45 miles North
  • James Madison University—47 miles West

University Contacts

University of Virginia

School of Engineering and Applied Science
Assistant Dean for Outreach James Groves

Darden School of Business
Dean Robert F. Bruner

George Mason University

The Volgenau School of Information Technology and Engineering
Senior Associate Dean Daniel Menasce

School of Management
Dean of Development Hilda Maness

James Madison University

College of Integrated Science and Technology
Interim Dean Dr. Sharon Lovell

College of Business
Dean Dr. Robert D. Reid

Micron Technology Foundation

Director Amy Harris