Welcome to Richmond County Schools!


Monday, February 15, 2016 is now a regular school day.
(Red Day)

Notice of Public Hearing

The Richmond County School Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. for citizens to give their input for the 2016-2017 school budget. The public hearing will be held in the auditorium at Rappahannock High School, 6914 Richmond Road, Warsaw, Virginia. The regularly scheduled School Board meeting will follow the public hearing.

View the 2015 State of the schools

Rappahannock High School Awarded Silver medal.

Rappahannock High school was awarded a silver medal by U.S. News and World Report and is ranked 39th in the state of Virginia. Visit Northern Neck News to read the full article.

Richmond County schools among select few.

"Northern Neck News, September 24, 2014"

Richmond County Public Schools is one of only twenty-two fully accredited schools in Virginia. Full accreditation is decided on Virginia Standards of Learning test scores and graduation rates. Read the full article at Northern Neck News.



We believe that every student should have an opportunity to realize his/her optimum potential academically, socially, emotionally and physically. Every child can learn and we can teach every child. Every child is unique and can make a valuable contribution to society. Given knowledge and opportunity, students can shape their own futures.


The mission of Richmond County Public Schools is to collaborate with parents and the community to provide a healthy environment in which children can develop academically, socially, physically and emotionally in order to become lifelong learners, independent thinkers and responsible citizens.


For information on closings and delays, check our website or the following locations.

  • Television
    • CBS 6
    • WRIC 8
    • NBC 12
  • Radio
    • 107.5 WNNT
    • 105.5 WRAR
    • 88.9 WCVE
  • TextCaster

You may sign up for this free service here.

  • School Messenger

Parents are automatically enrolled in this service. Please contact us if you do not receive automated alerts.