Not every child can earn straight A’s. Not every child can dunk a basketball. Not every child can sing beautifully on a stage in front of an audience. But every child can learn to lead. And our program is designed to help each of our students find a fitting path to leadership, excellence, and success.
Located in Martinsville, Virginia, Carlisle School sets the standard in our region for excellence in education. We provide a nurturing yet challenging learning environment where children will grow academically and socially.
Our small class sizes in the Lower and Upper Schools give teachers the ability to focus on each individual student. The uniqueness of each student is recognized and fostered, helping grow their self-esteem so they can reach their true potential in the classroom, stage or athletic arena.Read more
Carlisle feels like a family with dedicated faculty who work closely with each student. Our daughters are receiving an outstanding education and benefit greatly from the small class sizes.
Carlisle prepared me not only for Virginia Tech but law school and my legal career. I know I wouldn’t be where I am now if it weren’t for the teachers who cared so much about me and my success.
Dr. Manas Nigam, a class of 2007 alumnus will serve as the keynote speaker at the school’s 45th commencement ceremony on Friday, May 24, 2019. This year’s commencement will be aLearn More
Six local students – two from Bassett High School and four from Carlisle School – traveled to Kingsport, Tennessee to compete in an underwater robotics competition called the Marine Advanced TechnologicalLearn More
Summer reading suggestions from Mrs. Guebert.Learn More
Ginyah Woodson Mullins has always loved writing and a college internship helped her to find a unique new way to use that passion.Learn More
For the first time in seven years, the Carlisle Madrigal Singers took the stage to perform for the public.Learn More
On Thursday, April 25th, twenty Carlisle Upper School students were inducted into the National Honor SocietyLearn More
8th-grade students earn house points during a creative study of Shakespeare and Romeo and Juliet.Learn More
The story of an international student's journey through American high school and university.Learn More
Diploma program to focus on college-level research, collaboration, and presentation skills crucial for college and career success.Learn More
The story of two Carlisle alums who have returned home to strengthen their community and make a positive difference through education.Learn More
Recently honored as one of North Carolina’s top lawyers for family law, Manisha shares how the Carlisle experience prepared her for professional life.Learn More
After working in the field of architecture for many years, this alumna followed her dream of planting a vineyard and returned to school to study viticulture. Now she is theLearn More
Once a month you can walk through Carlisle’s Lower School and witness something truly special. The laughter and excited chatter spilling out of the classrooms and the beaming faces canLearn More