Activities And Programs
Important Documents

Long-Range Plan (pdf,97kb)

2012 Annual Report (pdf, 228kb)
2011 Annual Report
(pdf, 613kb)
2010 Annual Report
(pdf, 114kb)

Per Pupil Expenditure (pdf, 24kb)

2013-14 School Board Approved - Budget Exectutive Summary (pdf, 5kb)
2013-14 School Board Approved - Budget Expenses (pdf, 44kb)
2013-14 School Board Approved - Budget Revenues (pdf, 51kb)

Additional School Board documents are available thorughout this website as well as through BoardDocs.

Upcoming Events

Downloadable Calendar

Board Approved - 2013-14
(pdf, 72kb) 


Special Called School Board Meeting

The Madison County School Board has called for a special meeting to begin Monday, January 14, 2013 at 6:00 p.m., for the purpose of going into Closed Session, under Code of Virginia Section 2.2-3711.7:  Discussion of Consultation Pertaining to Actual or Probable Litigation, or Other Specific Legal Matters Requiring the Provision of Legal Advice by Counsel.  The School Board office is located at 60 School Board Court.

 The regularly scheduled meeting of the Madison County School Board will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, January 14, 2013.


Local Artist Messa at MCHS

The Madison County Education Foundation (MCEF) is sponsoring the “Artists in Action” series in MCPS art classes. Lou Messa

Lou Messa kicked off the first of the series at Madison County High School on December 18 with MCHS teacher Ashley Unger.  Local artists will be demonstrating in the coming months in the other schools.

John Berry took photos of Messa’s demonstration of technique and had this to say about Messa’s impact on the class:

"I had the privilege of photographing Lou as he gave a painting demonstration to Ms. Unger's MCHS art class today.  It was pretty amazing as Lou mostly completed three paintings in the 90 minutes he was there.  The kids hung on his every word."

Superintendent Eberhardt noted, “What a joy it must have been for students in that art room.  Messa’s expertMessa, Young, Ungerise, former art teacher Richard Young’s passion, and Unger’s enthusiasm.  We are grateful for this MCEF project that blends the community and the schools.”

To view photos:


Forensics Triumphs ... Again

As a result of the December 8 tournament at Clover Hill High School,  ALL of the MCHS Forensics team members have qualified for the VCFL State Tournament AND National Qualifier. 

The following students placed in trophies at this past weekend's tournament:

  • Owen Hartwig, 1st place in Dramatic Performance (Humor)
  • Shannon Blow, 3rd place in Dramatic Performance (Humor)
  • Tristan James, 4th place in Dramatic Performance (Drama)
  • Jenneca Graber-Grace, 5th place in Dramatic Performance (Drama)
  • Tristan James and Tyler Kemp, 1st place in Duo (Drama)
  • Greg Essner/Bryanna Smith, 3rd place in Duo (Drama)
  • Ian Coppage and Camryn Powers, 5th place in Duo (Humor)
  • Grace Reynolds, 4th place in Oratory
  • Jacob Corbin, 3rd place in Oratorical Declamation
  • Megan Dyer, 4th place in Oratorical Declamation
  • Wyatt Taylor, 5th place in Oratorical Declamation
  • Jordan Gray, 1st place in Oral Interpretation
  • Nick Jett, 2nd place in Oral Interpretation
  • Jackie Dews, 3rd place in Oral Interpretation
  • Renee Smith, 4th place in Oral Interpretation
  • Sierra Weaver, 5th place in Oral Interpretation

Dr. Eberhardt notes, “Madison has a tradition of forensics excellence guided by the masterful hand of Coach Donald Hitt.  Few schools in the Commonwealth or nation have been able to near our decades of success.  Period.”

Madison won the tournament with 43 points over second place Midlothian High School (AAA) with 18 points. 


Fourth Grade Student Honored by Fralin Museum

Fourth grade student, Sadie Short, received an honorable mention in poetry in the 26th Annual Writer's Eye Competition at the The Fralin Museum of Art of the University of Virginia Art Museums.

It is exceptional to make the award considering there were over 1,350 entries.

Dr. Eberhardt noted, “What an honor this is for the school.  Certainly, the Waverly teachers are proud.  Certainly, Sadie’s parents are proud.  I can only hope that Sadie realizes this magnificent achievement.”

Sadie will be honored at a formal reception on Sunday, April 28 for her poem Bubbles Don’t Like to …..

Slick as
Olive oil
Popcorn butter

But it’s
Because soap
Bubbles don’t
Like to
Easily assemble them-


All-District Band

On Saturday, December 8, the middle and high schools sent 20 students to the All District Band Auditions. Our district includes Amherst, Nelson, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Albemarle, Charlottesville, Greene, Orange, Louisa, Madison, Culpeper, Charlottesville, and some private schools. The auditions are competitive with hundreds of students auditioning for both middle and high school seats. 

The students who will represent Madison at the All District Band event on February 1 and 2 are:

Madison County High School

  • Aaron Miller- Senior, Timpani, 1st chair Symphonic Band
  • Chase Brockman- Junior, Tuba, 1st chair Symphonic Band
  • Buddy Brown- Junior, Euphonium, 2nd chair Symphonic Band
  • Shelby Fields- Junior, Trumpet, 6th chair Symphonic Band
  • Michael Davis- Junior, Snare drum, 4th chair Concert Band

Wetsel Middle School

  • McKenzie Love- 8th Grade, Euphonium, 1st chair
  • Joseph Phillips- 8th Grade, Tuba, 2nd chair
  • Anna Amburn- 8th Grade, French Horn, 4th chair
  • Matthew Priest- 8th Grade, Trombone, 4th chair

Six Madison students secured alternate status (two alternate positions available for each section of the band.)

  • Celia Blankenship- Junior, Trumpet
  • Garrett Borden- Junior, Bass Trombone
  • Darrien Ferguson-Senior, Baritone Sax
  • Meghan Ward- 8th Grade, Clarinet
  • Nico Barton- 8th Grade, Tenor Sax
  • Jonathan Perry-7th Grade, Alto Sax

Three top-performers are now eligible to audition for the all-state band:

  • Aaron Miller
  • Chase Brockman
  • Buddy Brown

Assistant Band Director Alicia Strickler notes, “The results are in, and Madison students performed very well. Many of our students placed in the 1st or 2nd chair spot on their instrument- very impressive! We are so proud of all of these wonderful musicians!”