Public schools in the U.S. Virgin Islands are managed by the USVI Department of Education, and are available on St. Croix (K-12), St. Thomas (K-12) and St. John (K-8). Private and parochial schools also exist. There are no schools on Water Island. There are children on St. John and Water Island that commute to St. Thomas for school; and while the percentage is far fewer there are also a few students that commute from St. Thomas to St. John. Some parents home school their children. The University of the Virgin Islands has a campus on St. Thomas and on St. Croix.

St. Thomas / St. John District Information

St. Croix District Information

USVI Department of Education

The United States Virgin Islands Department of Education is an executive branch of the Government of the U.S. Virgin Islands. It functions as both a Local Education Agency (LEA) and a State-level Education Agency (SEA). The Department’s responsibilities include the development, implementation and monitoring of instructional programs for all K-12 students and adult learners, as well as, provision of support services. For more information visit the Department’s website at: Virgin Islands Department of Education.

University of the Virgin Islands

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) has two campuses, one on St. Thomas and one on St. Croix. For detailed information and degree offerings visit their website at University of the Virgin Islands.

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