Schools

Schools

Christian Home School

Christian Home School

The Christian Home School was built originally on two acres of land located in the eastern part of Isle of Wight County between Longview and Everets. The Isle of Wight County School Board purchased the land from B. P. Chapman in 1921 for $400. Part of...
Chuckatuck High School

Chuckatuck High School

Chuckatuck High School , completed in 1924, was a consolidated high school built to serve students from Chuckatuck, Crittenden, Driver and Kings Fork elementary schools.  The two-story building continued to serve the elementary school students after ...

Chuckatuck Male and Female Institute

Researched and written by Lynn K. Rose The Chuckatuck Male and Female Institute was formed in 1855.  It was founded by James Jasper Phillips, later a Colonel in the Civil War.  An 1851 graduate of VMI he sent many of his male students there.  The sc...
Chuckatuck Military Academy

Chuckatuck Military Academy

The Chuckatuck Military Academy is one of only 815 military schools to have operated in the United States since 1802.  This format of education was popular until the advent of the Vietnam War.  With the establishment of the Virginia Military Institute (...
Chuckatuck School (< 1924)

Chuckatuck School (< 1924)

Researched and written by Lynn K. Rose The original Chuckatuck School is believed to have been built between 1890 and 1900.  The Biennial Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction of the Commonwealth of Virginia for the School Years 1903-1904 ...
Everett’s Bridge School

Everett’s Bridge School

Researched and written by Lynn K. Rose The Everett's Bridge School building still exists today and is owned by Lewis Morgan. This building was once located in the yard of the T. J. Saunders’ home and also across from the home near the current Lake B...

Oakland School

The village of Chuckatuck is fortunate to still have one of its first schools.  The current Oakland Elementary School is built around an earlier Oakland School, a former school for blacks in Chuckatuck.  In addition to serving our young people as a s...
Oakland Elementary School

Oakland Elementary School

Oakland Elementary School was the school where the local children attended. According to records, it is known to have been open in the early 1900s. Many residents completed the Oakland Elementary School and then continued their education at East Suffolk H...
Sandy Bottom School

Sandy Bottom School

As the Diamond Grove Baptist Church and the Sandy Bottom community began to grow and flourish, the children needed to be formally educated. The parents and other members of the community came together to establish the first school. This school was located...