Battlefield High School is a state-of-the-art facility located in the north western part of Prince William County, Virginia. Established in 2004, BHS opened as Prince William County's ninth high school with Bull Run Mountain providing a spectacular backdrop. Over 250 staff members serve over 3,000 students in grades nine through twelve in delivering a comprehensive program of academics, arts, and athletics. The campus includes one primary academic building, a separate security residence, a driver's range with observation tower, and our athletic stadium complex. The academic facility is approximately 276,000 square feet in size, is located on a 79.77-acre site, designed by Moseley Architects. Construction took place beginning in March 2002, with the facility opening on August 19, 2004. Approximately 95 percent of graduating BHS students matriculate to a college or university.

At Battlefield, student learning is our chief priority, and we believe that all students should learn to their fullest potential. Students will develop individual talents, critical thinking, and technology skills by being actively engaged in the learning process. Continuous commitment to improvement ensures that our students are well-rounded, self-directed, life-long learners. By maintaining a safe and optimum learning environment, we provide the opportunity for students to be successful. Promoting high standards and expectations, teachers, administrators, parents, and the community share the responsibility for advancing the school's mission.

Battlefield High School motto is "Success is a Choice."

The mathematics, language arts, sciences, and social studies departments all deliver rigorous, technology-integrated instruction differentiated for spanning a diversity of learning styles. Students are able to utilize a variety of audiovisual, adaptive, and special technology tools to enrich and enhance their learning. As the home of the Center for Applied Sciences, Interactive and Information Technology (CASIIT), Battlefield prides itself on integrating technology across the curriculum, in all academic areas, providing every student a 21st century education.

Students from throughout Prince William County can apply to attend Battlefield to enroll in the CASIIT program, in which they will study intensive professional coursework spanning the Information Technology field, ranging from focuses in network engineering to digital art.

In addition to the traditional core departments, Battlefield offers outstanding instruction in (among other areas) Business, Finance, Marketing, Technical Education, World Languages (including French, Spanish, Latin and American Sign Language), Visual Arts, Performing Arts (including Instrumental and Choral Music and Theatre), Driver's Education, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Health and Physical Education. Special Education, Gifted Education and English Learner programs serve the needs of our diverse student population. The Library Learning Commons plays a vital and integrated role in delivering research-based instruction and resources. The Criminal Justice program provides a miniature police academy for students pursuing a career path in law enforcement. The Air Force JROTC provides an energetic program for students intent upon community service.

Mission Statement

At Battlefield High School, we believe that student learning is the highest priority and all students can learn to their fullest potential.Students will develop their individual talents, critical thinking and technology skills by being actively engaged in the learning process.Continuous commitment to improvement ensures that our students are well-rounded, self-directed, life-long learners. By maintaining a safe and optimum learning environment, we provide the opportunity for students to be successful learners. Promoting high standards and expectations, our teachers, administrators, parents and the community share the responsibility for advancing the school's mission. Anything and everything is possible: Success is a Choice.

Vision Statement

Every Battlefield High School student will achieve personal success and become a responsible and productive citizen.

School Goals

  1. All students meet high standards of performance.
  2. The teaching, learning and working environment is caring, safe, healthy, and values human diversity.
  3. Family and community engagement are focused upon improved student achievement.

Facilities Use Information

For information on the use of our facilities, especially for community events, please be sure to review the Facilities Use Information.