• Virginia Preschool Initiative Program (VPI) 

    Applications are being accepted for the 2023-24 school year.

    Click here for the English version of the preschool application.

    Haga clic aquí para obtener la versión en español de la aplicación preescolar.


    To be eligible for the programs, a child must meet the following requirements:

    • Children must be four years of age by September 30, 2023.

    • Each child must complete a preschool screening for Henry County Public Schools.

    • Henry County residency is required and two forms of verification of residency must be provided.

    • A certified birth certificate issued by the Department of Vital Records must be provided.

    • A record of an up-to-date physical (within a year) and up-to-date immunizations must be provided.

    • Documentation verifying family income (a month of current pay stubs, 2022 Federal Income Tax Return, or W-2s) must be provided. 

    Henry County Public Schools will notify parents/guardians of the date and location for their child's screening. 


    About Our Preschool Program...

    • Each classroom is structured with a certified teacher and a qualified assistant and eighteen students.

    • Regular school system's yearly calendar with a full-day schedule (8:00 a.m. to 2:40 p.m.) Monday through Friday is followed.

    • Transportation to and from your home school is provided.

    • Breakfast, lunch, and snack are served daily.

    • Designated rest time is provided daily.

    • Family engagement is expected. Parents and families are a child's most influential teachers.

    • Developmentally appropriate instruction following the High Scope curriculum is provided.

    • Participation in the preschool program is free of charge. 


    Axton Elementary
    Campbell Court Elementary
    Drewry Mason Elementary
    G. W. Carver Elementary
    Meadow View Elementary
    Mt. Olivet Elementary
    Rich Acres Elementary
    Sanville Elementary
    Stanleytown Elementary

    Since a limited number of children may attend a program, applications for children who are eligible and not enrolled will be placed on a waiting list.

    If you have any questions, you may contact Henry County Public Schools at 276-634-4755 or 276-634-4716.


    Martinsville & Henry County Community Resources for Families (English version)

    Martinsville & Henry County Community Resources for Families (Spanish version)

    Martinsville-Henry County Non-profit Resource Guide