News & Events

Gracie Agnew Takes Reins as Carlisle’s Head of School

Carlisle School will enter its 50th year of operation under new leadership, Board of Directors President Eric Monday announced today. Gracie Agnew will join Carlisle as the Head of School after more than 40 years in local education, serving most recently as interim principal at Bassett High School. “I am thrilled to join Carlisle and I […]

2018 Graduation Ceremony

Thirty-nine seniors graduated from Carlisle School Friday evening during its 45th commencement exercises.

Middle School Students Teach Class on iPhones

The scripts were flipped at Carlisle earlier this month as students took on the role of “teacher” with groups of adults. Aimed at helping adults feel more comfortable using their iPhone, four eighth-grade students taught a class titled “Making the Most of Your iPhone.” “It’s like growing up learning a language versus learning one when […]

#CarlisleCares Initiative

Search for “#CarlisleCares” on any social media platform and you will find a variety of good deeds by Carlisle students. The #CarlisleCares initiative is a concerted effort by faculty, staff and students to give back to the local community. Tommy Hudgins, Carlisle’s Head of School, explained, “In past years we’ve done an awful lot of […]

Carlisle Closes Danville Campus

Since Carlisle opened its elementary school campus in Danville in 2003, nearly 330 students have walked through its doors. The campus has been a wonderful asset in enrolling students outside of the Martinsville-Henry County area, and essentially paving the way for them to remain at Carlisle for their Middle and Upper School years. Due to […]

Varsity Boys Soccer Wins First State Championship in School History

Never in Carlisle’s history has the Varsity Boys Soccer team won a state championship. For four years straight they have made it to the state semis, and this year’s matchup against arch rival North Cross was the team’s second straight state championship game. While last year they lost the title in penalty kicks, the No. […]

Varsity Girls Basketball Wins Fourth Straight State Championship

As if last year’s “threepeat” victory in the state championship wasn’t enough, the Lady Chiefs kept their winning streak alive this year earning their fourth consecutive state championship title. Led by Coach Mancino Craighead, the Chiefs beat Timberlake Christian in a close 35-31 victory. Craighead has been the head coach for the Lady Chiefs for […]

All-Conference Basketball Awards

Player of the Year BJ Fitzgerald – VIC Player of the Year Erika Carter – BRC Player of the Year 1st Team VIC Moses Nuangki 2nd Team VIC Bryce Hall Hunter Bailey 1st Team BRC Victoria Belcher Laya Young 2nd Team BRC Cinnamon Stanfield

Inclement Weather and Emergency Closing Policy

The decision to close school due to inclement weather is made as early as possible. The announcement of closing or delayed opening or other emergencies is carried over radio and television stations, sent out by the ParentPortal Alert System and posted on the Carlisle website. Television stations carrying announcements are WFMY-2, WDBJ-7, WSLS-10, and WSET-13. […]

Carlisle Ranked as Best School in VA Under $14,000

Carlisle School is currently ranked as the best K-12 independent school in Virginia with tuition under $14,000 by Niche. Niche is a website dedicated to compiling data to create a comprehensive ranking system for every school in the U.S. Ranking factors include SAT/ACT scores, the quality of colleges that students consider, student-teacher ratio, and student […]