The mission of Hopewell City Public Schools, in partnership with families and our community, is to develop students who achieve at their highest level of capability in pursuing life and career choices, enabling them to become productive and contributing members of our democratic society. By successfully motivating, encouraging and challenging student achievement we enhance the mind, body and spirit of our students.

Hopewell City Public Schools provide outstanding educational programs for approximately 4,000 students. The system is composed of three elementary schools, one middle school, one high school and one learning center (Preschool – Adult).

High School

Hopewell High School
400 S. Mesa Drive
Hopewell, VA 23860
(804) 541-6402
Grades: 09-12/ Students: 1,018

Primary Schools/Middle School

Dupont Elementary School
300 S. 18th Avenue
Hopewell, VA 23860
(804) 541-6404
Grades: KG-05/ Students: 603

Harry E. James Elementary School
1807 Arlington Road
Hopewell, VA 23860
(804) 541-6408
Grades: KG-05/ Students: 630

Patrick Copeland Elementary School
400 Westhill Drive
Hopewell, VA 23860
(804) 541-6410
Grades: KG-05/ Students: 659

Carter G. Woodson Middle School
1000 Winston Churchill Drive
Hopewell, VA 23860
(804) 541-6404
Grades: 06-08/ Students: 976

Alternative Schools

New Hope Academy
201 Poythress Street
Hopewell, VA 23860
(804) 541-6433

Woodlawn Learning Center
1100 Dinwiddie Avenue
Hopewell, VA 23860
(804) 541-6414