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.
Please see the following list of classes with required textbooks for the 19-20 school year and click on the appropriate course for textbook information.Learn More
It is with great excitement that we announce the reinstatement of the Carlisle School Strings Program for the 2019-2020 school year.Learn More
Carlisle is hosting students again this summer from Shijiazhuang No. I High School. We look forward to providing a 3-day activity schedule, including cultural and recreational experiences in the surroundingLearn More
Certain Upper School courses have summer assignments for students planning to take the course during the 19-20 school year.Learn More
Rising Senior Madelyn Craddock is brightening up the Peggy Ford Garden at Carlisle School while also bringing awareness to an important environmental cause.Learn More
Our 2019-2020 MacBook Air and Chromebook device lease registration is now open!Learn More
Summer reading and math assignments for Lower School students.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
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
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