Galileo High School
"Global Competition Starts Here"
Principal: Mr. Jay Lancaster
230 South Ridge Street
Danville, VA 24541
Phone: (434) 773-8186
Fax: (434) 773-8188
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Galileo Magnet High School has been a part of Danville's Public School District since 2002 and offers a curriculum that provides challenges and opportunities to the students that one may not otherwise find in public education. The students, faculty, and administration create a unique educational experience that is found nowhere else. The school’s program allows for expression of self, critical thinking, and personal development that can assist students when they enter the world after high school. Galileo's technologically-focused study programs are on the cutting edge of the constantly evolving technological world of the 21st century. As an International Baccalaureate school, Galileo is part of a world-wide academically challenging program whose rigorous courses provide aspiring students with avenues to pursue a more in-depth education that is recognized across the world. A thematic-based curriculum offers three strands of study, Advanced Communications and Networking Technology, Air and Space Technology, and Biotechnology, from which students can choose. After being listed in national magazines as one of the best high schools in America, Galileo faces the future with a history of proven accomplishments and many exciting challenges.