Superintendent's Message

Welcome to Patrick County Public Schools! Our core values serve as the foundation upon which we execute our mission, which is to educate all Patrick County children to prepare them for college or a career. Here in the Patrick County Public Schools, those values include:

  • Success for all students

  • Clear and open communication

  • Collaboration at all levels

  • Continuous improvement and best practice

  • Mutual respect

  • Positive relationships

  • High quality instruction

  • Honesty and integrity

  • Leadership

  • Innovation and excellence

We are committed to providing students a safe and caring learning environment, stellar instruction, access to cutting-edge technology, and relevant learning opportunities that will prepare them for success beyond high school in the 21st Century. We value, respect, and support our teachers because we believe the key to student learning is great teaching. To help inspire and engage students in their learning, we provide teachers ongoing, useful professional development and technology tools to bolster their instruction for the purpose of advancing student learning to the highest levels.  We also enjoy the support of a wonderful parent community, which enhances a partnership for student success.

While the Patrick County Public Schools ranks among the finest in the state, it is our belief that we can make it better. Our dedicated and talented staff bring skill and enthusiasm to their work each day. And we have the privilege of working with children and young people who amaze us with their talents and genius.

Thank you for supporting us in the important work of educating our community’s children and young people. We sincerely appreciate this support and our community’s commitment to building stellar schools.
I am respectfully,

William D. Sroufe, Ed.D.
Division Superintendent