Western Albemarle High School
Western Albemarle High School was financed through a $6.5 million school bond approved in the 1974 Albemarle County bond referendum. Founded in 1977, Western Albemarle is located in the heart of Crozet, adjacent to Henley Middle School and Brownsville Elementary School. In 2011 the school was ranked among Newsweek magazine's Best American High Schools. The school mascot is the Western Warrior.
Environmental Sciences Academy
In August 2014, Albemarle County Public Schools opened an environmental sciences academy to prepare students for careers in environmental science. . In August 2014, Verizon donated $10,000 so Academy students can design, build and attach solar panels to a greenhouse slotted to be built at the school next year.
The following is a list of people who have served as principal
|2021 - present||Jennifer Sublette |
|2019 - 2021||Jason Lee|
|2015 - 2019||Darah Bonham|
|2013 - 2015||John W. Werner|
|2008 - 2013||David Francis|
|2006 - 2008||Joseph Dyer|
|1998 - 2006||Anne Coughlin|
|1996 - 1998||Robert Cane|
|1995 - 1996||Bernard Hairston|
|1990 - 1995||Anne Coughlin|
|1988 - 1990||Carole Stevens|
|1984 - 1988||Frederick Morton|
|1980 - 1984||Lemuel Stephens|
|1977 - 1980||Charlie Armstrong|
Western Albemarle is located at 5941 Rockfish Gap
- Web. Fact Sheet - Western Albemarle High School, Albemarle County Public Schools, retrieved August 1, 2016.
- Web. Western Albemarle Makes List of America's Best High Schools, Charlottesville Newsplex, retrieved June 4, 2012.
- Web. Environmental Studies Academy taking shape, Tim Shea, Charlottesville Tomorrow, November 12, 2013, retrieved November 12, 2013.
- Web. Verizon gives to new Environmental Sciences Academy, Tim Shea, Charlottesville Tomorrow, Charlottesville, VA, August 18, 2014, retrieved August 19, 2014.
- Web. School Board Approves Appointments of New Principals for Western Albemarle High School, Meriwether Lewis Elementary School, Press Release, Albemarle County Public Schools, July 1, 2021, retrieved December 4, 2021.
- Web. Western Albemarle principal takes Charlottesville safety supervisor job, Katherine Knott, Daily Progress, Lee Enterprises, May 26, 2021, retrieved June 27, 2021.