Lee County Career and Technical School

The Lee County Career and Technical School Nursing Program, offers an 18 month formal education curriculum to prepare students for careers in Practical Nursing. The program is approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing and the State Department of Education.

The curriculum is divided into two nine month long sessions with a combination of theoretical in classroom instruction, laboratory skills and clinical experience at selected health care settings.

The clinical component of the course is 36 weeks long following after the successful completion of pre-clinical requirements.

Students who successfully complete both the preclinical and the clinical phases of the program are eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses on the condition that students meet the minimum requirements established for licensure.

Admission Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED equivalency certificate
  • Official high school and college transcript
  • Completed application
  • Complete the PSB entrance examination
  • Interview with the admissions committee

Applicants accepted into the program are required to show proof of physical health examination including required laboratory tests and immunization series.

Students will also be required to submit to a criminal background check and have a current CPR certification before enrollment. 

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years): 80.96%
Average number of students tested annually: 14
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 Lee County Career and Technical School as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 11 81.82 74.97
2011 13 84.6 87.83
2010 17 76.47 86.26
2009 16 75 87.33
2008 17 82.83 84.97
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Lee County Career and Technical School
One Vo-Tech Drive
Ben Hur, VA 24218
(276) 346-1960

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