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United States Navy
30 Battle Group Way
Wallops Island, VA 23337-2283
Each installation provides information about the types of schools and programs offered on or near your installation for your child. Learn about the types of programs, guidelines and requirements for each school. Whether you choose to send your child to a Department of Defense School, a private school or public school, your installation can help you explore all of your options to make the right decision for you and your child.
If you are relocating with children, choosing a school may be the determining factor when selecting a community in which to live. In each of the local counties on the Eastern Shore there are Kindergarten through 12th grade school systems (public and private) that meet the needs of children. There are also preschool and nursery schools for those not yet in the primary and secondary schools.
SCSC Wallops Island does not have a DODDS School, however, there are a number of excellent public and private schools in the local area for Kindergarten through Grade 12. SCSC family housing children attend various Accomack County Public Schools. School bus service is provided for the students to Kegotank Elementary School, Arcadia Middle School and Arcadia High School. On a case by case basis, attendance at other Accomack County schools can be considered. For further information call the Accomack County School Board. Below are a few other local school options:
ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOLS
Accomack County Public Schools - www.accomack.k12.va.us
Somerset County Public Schools - www.somerset.k12.md.us
Wicomico County Public Schools - www.wcboe.org
Worcester County Public Schools - www.worcesterk12.org
Holly Grove Christian School
SCSC Wallops Island does not have a DODDS School, however there are a number of excellent public and independent schools in the local area for Kindergarten through Grade 12. SCSC family housing children attend various Accomack County Public Schools. Other school systems in the area include:
Holly Grove Christian School
The Accomack County Virginia Public School system consists of five elementary, three middle and three high schools and two vocational centers. They provide college preparation, conventional education, programs for the handicapped, a gifted and talented program, and an advanced placement program.
Northampton County Virginia Public School system consists of five elementary, one middle, and one high school. In addition to teaching the basic academic and practical skills, they provide college preparation, vocational education, education for the handicapped, a gifted and talented program, and an advanced placement program.
Worcester County Maryland School system consists of five elementary, three middle and three high schools. The school system offers a full range of services for basic skills mastery, college preparation, vocational training and special programs for gifted and handicapped students.
Somerset County Maryland School system consists of eight elementary, two middle, two high schools and a vocational school. It provides services to meet the needs for basic skills, college preparation, vocational education and special programs for gifted and handicapped students.
There are several Private Schools available in the local area. Private schools are licensed by the Department of Education and are required to provide a program of instruction equivalent to the minimum standards established by the state. Two private schools that are located near SCSC family housing are Broadwater Academy and Holly Grove Christian School.
SCSC Wallops Island does not have a Navy Campus but has an Education Services Officer on base who can help you with your decision to extend your education. Below is the list Wallops Island local colleges and universities:
Eastern Shore Community College
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Wor-Wic Community College