Deep Roots

Dinwiddie High School (DHS); the only 9-12 school in Dinwiddie County has an enrollment of approximately 1,300 students. Forty-four percent of the student population qualifies for free/reduced lunch.  The student membership is represented demographically as follows: 51% White and 49% minority.  The average overall attendance is 81.0%. We currently offer a wide range of courses to include Dual Enrollment, Advanced Placement, Career & Technical Education, and Fine Arts classes that allow students to participate in varied curriculum.  Through our partnership with John Tyler Community College, our students have the opportunity to earn a general education college certificate.  There are also partnerships with Appomattox Regional Governors School, Rowanty Technical Center, Maggie Walker Governors School, and CodeRVA.

Great Heights

Our goal is to impact every student, every day in a positive manner so that are prepared to be productive citizens.  Our students have won VHSL State Championships in such varied activities as Football (2013) and Creative Writing (2018).  Dinwiddie High School is a perennial contender in Softball and Baseball with multiple Region and State Tournament appearances.  Our Marching band and chorus have received multiple accolades for their performances throughout the state and eastern seaboard.  The school quality profile can be found at

The Dinwiddie Difference

Dinwiddie High School has maintained a staff of committed and caring teachers.  Through the hard work and effort of our staff and students, we have experienced success in all academic areas. We are nationally and state recognized clubs such as FFA, DECA, FBLA, and JROTC. Our students also excel in VHSL athletic and academic activities.  The number and quality of our graduates continue to increase.  This is directly correlated to the rigorous academic courses offered to our students; along with enhanced CTE offerings. We also continually analyze and adjust our courses to meet the changing needs of our students.