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School Profile 

"Open and honest communication and working as a team to reach all children are the keys to an effective school."

Michele Del Gallo Castner, Principal

Agnor-Hurt Elementary School is one of sixteen elementary schools in the Albemarle County School Division. Agnor-Hurt is located on Berkmar Drive, which runs parallel to Route 29, the major access road to Charlottesville and Albemarle County. The school opened its doors to students on September 8, 1992. It is situated on a hill that overlooks the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. The site includes 20 acres, surrounded by woods, and includes a soccer field, baseball diamond, amphitheater, and playground.

The spacious and beautiful facility opened its door to students on September 8, 1992. It has a large library, cafeteria, gymnasium with a stage, an Art Room, Music Room, and 30 full-sized classrooms with 15 support rooms. The Agnor-Hurt district includes areas west and east of Route 29 to the north fork of the Rivanna River and is a part of the northern feeder pattern. Its students will later attend Jackson P. Burley Middle School or Jack Jouett Middle School; all of its students will attend Albemarle High School.

Albemarle Schools that Agnor-Hurt Students will attend:

The Mission at Agnor-Hurt

  • Kids come first
  • Eliminate the Achievement Gap
  • We respect and recognize that each child is unique and value the wealth of diversity that each individual brings to our school community
  • We support positive discipline through meaningful relationships
  • We want every child to reach their greatest potential through high-quality​ curriculum and instruction
  • We embrace a Professional Learning Community model


All Agnor-Hurt employees embrace our mission and work together to bring out the wealth of each child. We have a total of 104 employees, 56 of which are teachers; 37% of these teachers hold advanced degrees.

Staff Position Number
Administrators 2
Office Staff 3
Teachers 56
Instructional Assistants 26
Cafeteria Workers 5
Custodians 4
Bus Drivers 8

The Agnor-Hurt Learning Community celebrates a widely diverse student population with over 20 countries represented and 17 different languages spoken. An annual International Dance and Dinner event is just one of the ways that this international character of our student population is celebrated.


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