Lafayette School of Practical Nursing

School of Practical Nursing

The Lafayette School of Practical Nursing is designed to prepare student for entry level positions as Practical Nurses. The program is intended to train students with a basic knowledge of medical terminology and health care information.

The program is an 18 month pre licensure program open to high school seniors and qualified adults. The program is approved by the Virginia Department of Education and the Board of Nursing.

Courses offered include, Anatomy and Physiology, Medical-Surgical Nursing, Pharmacology, Maternal-Child Nursing, Nutrition, Psychiatric Nursing, Nursing Skills, Growth & Development and Geriatric Nursing.


  • All applicants to the program are required to complete an application to the program. All complete applications will be evaluated by the admission committee which will make final decision in regards to acceptance to the program
  • A high school diploma or a GED equivalency certificate is required
  • Official transcripts
  • Three references (to be mailed to the program)
  • Scores from a Nursing Entrance Test (All applicants are required to sit for the pre-admission entrance test)

The deadline for completed applications received to the program is the 1st of May.

Students accepted into the program will be expected to comply with program specific requirements including submitting health information and criminal background check. 

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years): 89.63%
Average number of students tested annually: 10
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

NCLEX PN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX PN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Lafayette School of Practical Nursing as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 10 100 74.97
2011 10 80 87.83
2010 9 88.89 86.26
2009 9 77.78 87.33
2008 7 85.7 84.97
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Lafayette School of Practical Nursing
4460 Longhill Road
Williamsburg, VA 23188
(757) 565-4270

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