Community School is a small, secular, independent school serving students ages three through fourteen. We value the whole child and seek to develop each student’s individual gifts. We encourage self-reliance, critical thinking, and creativity. We respect the social, emotional, physical and intellectual needs of each child. We strive to nurture brave, good and curious citizens who contribute responsibly to their local and global communities.

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At a Glance


Students Receiving Financial Aid


Teacher : Student Ratio

Over 50

Years in the Roanoke Valley

Class Sizes

8 to 14 Students

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Prejudice Awareness Summit

CS Middle Schoolers attend Prejudice Awareness Summit Mental Health, inclusivity and combating intolerance are all top priorities at Community School. Our guiding rule called the Big One encourages our community...

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Certified Schoolyard Habitat

CS Campus is a Certified Schoolyard Habitat Thanks to the hard work of two CS middle schoolers, Community School is once again a Certified Schoolyard Habitat! To achieve this certification,...

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Community School at AMLE

Middle School Recognized at AMLE Conference Community School Middle School was recognized last week at the annual conference for the Association of Middle Level Education as one of the inaugural...

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