Alert: Eagle Trail at English Park will be CLOSED Thursday, Friday, and Monday, (Dec. 5th, 6th and 9th) to complete the necessary repairs to the canopy/shelter located on the trail.  The trail will be OPEN for the weekend, Saturday, Dec. 7th and Sunday, Dec. 8th

Education & Schools

There are many educational opportunities in Altavista. The public K-12altavista high schoolschools are operated by Campbell County and Pittsylvania County. We also have a pre-12 private school based here as well. Pre-schools are operated by several different organizations. Plus, we offer higher education through the Virginia Community College System as well a several area colleges and universities.


  • Altavista Area YMCA offers day care and preschool
  • First Baptist Church offers preschool
  • Faith Christian Academy offers preschool

Elementary Schools:

  • Hurt Elementary (Pittsylvania County School System)
  • Altavista Elementary School (Campbell County School System) - The Current school building opened in the fall of 1995. Providing education for students Pre-K thru fifth grade. The school services approximately 700 students with fifty certified employees. Please visit the school online at

Middle-High School:

  • Altavista Combined School (Campbell County School System) Providing education for students 6th thru 12th grades. The school services students with certified employees. Please visit the school online at

Private Schools:

  • Faith Christian Academy is a preschool through K-12 private school based in Hurt, Virginia. They were founded in 1989 and currently enroll approximately 195 student. For more information call 434-324-8276. Please visit the school online at

Colleges and Universities in the Area: