​​​​​Virginia L. Murray Elementary School

Wendy Eckerle, Principal

3251 Morgantown Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903

Phone: (434) 977-4599 
Fax: (434) 979-5416​

School Hours: 7:55 AM - 2:25 PM
Student Drop-Off:​ 7:40 - 8:00 AM​

Our guiding principles

  • Teachers plan conceptual units using the county's Framework for Quality Learning (FQL).
  • Everyone works to foster relationships with and among students using the guiding principles of the Responsive Classroom and Positive Discipline.

You can learn more about Murray's procedures in our family handbook!​


  • From Route 64: Take Exit 114 (Ivy)

    • From 64 West, turn Right onto County Road 637/Dick Woods Road (1.6 miles)

    • From 64 East, turn Left onto County Road 637/Dick Woods Road (1.6 miles)​

  • Continue onto Co Rd 786/Ivy Depot Rd (0.3 miles)

  • At Ivy Corner Nursery, Turn left onto Co Rd 739/Ivy Road (459 feet)

  • Turn left onto Morgantown Road (0.7 miles)

  • Murray will be on your left.