Previous High Schools

Albemarle County's High Schools

When Albemarle High School opened its doors in the fall of 1953, seven former high schools became elementary schools with grades one through seven.  These schools were Broadus Wood, Crozet, Greenwood, McIntire, Meriwether Lewis, Red Hill and Scottsville. An eighth school, Free Union, had been converted to an elementary school before Albemarle opened.Four of these original schools continue today as elementary schools.  Albemarle High School was then grades eight through twelve.  Before Albemarle High School, everyone that graduated attended school for eleven years. When Albemarle opened, all students that had completed the eighth grade or higher were advanced one year so they too only attended eleven years.