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SMS Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet - Sutherland Middle

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General School Information

  • Grades Served: 6-8
  • Address: 2801 Powell Creek Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22911
  • Phone: 434-975-0599
  • Principal: Megan Wood

Empowering Students to Innovate

Sutherland Middle School believes that striving for creative excellence today prepares students to succeed in the changing and challenging world tomorrow.

School Quality Profile

For every school and school division in the Commonwealth, the Virginia Department of Education’s School Quality Profiles provide detailed information about accreditation, assessments, enrollment, college and career readiness, finance, learning climate, teacher quality, and other topics of interest to parents and the general public.

Facility Information

Sutherland Middle School
  • Built in 1994
  • 94,440 square feet
  • 21.0 acre site

Feeder Pattern & Attendance Area

Public schools in Albemarle County are divided into three “feeder patterns” according to geographical area: Northern, Southern and Western. A feeder pattern consists of the elementary, middle and high schools through which students progress.

Sutherland Middle School is part of the Northern Feeder Pattern. Students previously attended Baker-Butler, Hollymead, or Stony-Point Elementary School, and will graduate from Albemarle High School.

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Administration

Megan Wood Megan Wood
Principal
Art Stow Art Stow
Associate Principal

Principal History

Megan Wood
2018-Present

Brandi Robertson (Interim)
2017-2018

Rick Vrhovac
2014-2017

David Rogers
2006-2014

Kathryn Baylor
2002-2006

James Washington
2000-2002

Thomas Zimorski
1994-2000

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