Our Mission

Central High School is committed to a tradition of academic excellence, a culture of collaboration, and a vision of global impact.

Central High School is a 2015 recipient of the National Blue Ribbon Award.
CHS Blue Ribbon Profile
Central ranks as one of Top 100 Virginia Schools.


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Congratulations to Central High School!

On September 29th 2015, Central High School was recognized by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan as a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School.  Central was one of 285 public and 50 private schools to be recognized as a Blue Ribbon School and only one of 35 public high schools in the nation to receive this award. This is the highest award a school can earn for exemplary academic excellence. Central High School is the first ever Shenandoah County Public School to ever receive this prestigious recognition.
CHS Blue Ribbon Profile

The ASVAB will be given on:
Wednesday, December 2nd, and Wednesday, March 30th in the CHS Library. 

CHS Blood Drive
Thursday, November 5th
Wednesday, February 3rd
Thursday, April 7th

Recycle your paper and plastic at CHS!
Monday    Wednesday     Friday
For more informationcontact Rowdy Hoover at school – 540.459.2161

SchoolMessenger Notification System   
   informs parents of school closings and more
Managing Your Contacts 

Latest News

On September 29th 2015, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recognized Central High School, Woodstock, VA as a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School.  This is the highest award that a school can earn for demonstrating continuous exemplary academic excellence or for their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.

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CHS Livestock Judging Team Wins Eastern States Exposition

Congratulations to Heather S. Miller and Megan L. Smith for receiving a grant from Dominion Power in the amount of $1,500. The grant was awarded for their proposal, "Workplace Readiness Through Positive Environmental Impacts".

2015 Recipients

Central High School was recently named a 2014-2015 Blue Star School for Financial Literacy Certification -a nationally recognized industry certification.