Foxcroft School

P.O. Box 5555,
Middleburg, VA 20118
Tel: 540-687-4340
Gr: (Boarding) 9-12 | 165 students
Foxcroft School is a girls boarding and day school for grades 9 -12 and Post Graduate, that offers a strong college-preparatory program in a challenging and supportive academic atmosphere.
Located on a beautiful 500-acre campus in Middleburg, Virginia, Foxcroft is only an hour’s drive from Washington, D.C.
Foxcroft was founded in 1914 by Charlotte Haxall Noland.
Miss Charlotte, as she was called by the students, valued determination, courage, and character.
She sought to establish a school that would instill in its graduates high purpose, leadership, integrity, and understanding – at the same time as it provided a community and experience that the students would love.
Miss Charlotte's values and her spirit continue to influence the School today.
Foxcroft is, by design, a small, residential school, with 165 students – 73 percent of whom board -- from 21 states, 8 countries and the District of Columbia.
Thirty percent of the student body receives financial aid, which totals more than $1.5 million annually.
Nearly 80 percent of the faculty and administrators live on campus, providing easy access for out-of-class experiences and the core of a caring community.

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  • Alumni Review #1 2008 University of Southern California

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Definition of Terms 
2014 School Data
Foxcroft School Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered 9-12, PG 8-12
School Type All-girls Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1914 1908
Campus Size 500 acres 124 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 165 students 300 students
% Students of Color 14% 18%
% International Students 20% 20%
% Students Boarding 72% 67%
Offers Post-Grad Year Yes No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Casual Casual
Average Class Size 12 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:6 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 17 15
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 70% 66%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $30 million $15 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$50,900 $47,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$42,900 $26,110
% Students on Financial Aid 30% 35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $30,000 $19,000
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes No

Admission

Application Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application Yes No
SSAT Required Yes Yes
Director of Admissions Gina B. Finn
Patrick M. Finn
 

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 17 15
Advanced Placement Biology Advanced Placement Calculus AB
Advanced Placement Calculus BC Advanced Placement Chemistry
Advanced Placement English Language Advanced Placement English Literature
Advanced Placement French Language Advanced Placement Macroeconomics
Advanced Placement Physics C: Mechanics Advanced Placement Spanish Language
Advanced Placement Spanish Literature Advanced Placement Statistics
Advanced Placement United States Government and Politics Advanced Placement United States History

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 9 14
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 32 24
ExtracurricularsActivities Committee, Afternoon Delights (singing), Art Club, Astronomy Club, Athletic Association, Banneker Buddies, Blue Planet Society, CAPS Tour Guides, Chimera Literary Magazine, Chinese Language Club, Chorale, Coffee House, Cooking Club, Current Events & Debate, Drama Club, Float Committee, Fox / Hound Officers, Foxcroft Christian Fellowship, International Club, Lab Rats, Math Club, Middleburg Humane Foundation, Octet, Outing Club, RhythmNation,

College Matriculation

Year: 2006-2010 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
College of Charleston 9
James Madison University 9
University of Virginia 6
Boston University 5
The College of William and Mary 5
University of the South 5
Duke University 4
High Point University 4
Roanoke College 4
Virginia Tech 4
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School Notes:

  • School accreditations: NAIS, VAIS, TABS, NCGS
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Anne Legendre Armstrong ’45 - First woman appointed the U. S. Ambassador to Great Britain, counselor to Presidents Nixon and Ford, recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
    • Frances Fitzgerald ’58 - Pulitzer Prize-winning nonfiction author and journalist
    • Sophy Doub Burnham ’54 - Award-winning author
    • Keziah Knight-Pulliam ‘97 - Actress
    • Alison Firestone ’95 - Equestrian
    • Nina Fout '77 - Equestrian and Olympic Bronze Medalist
    • Millicent Fenwick - U.S. Congresswoman (1975-1983)
    • Meri Danquah - Author and NPR commentator

Nearby Schools:

The nearest school is Saint James School (42.0 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HagerstownSaint James School
     
    17641 College Road
    HagerstownMD21740
    301-733-9330
    42 mi | 220 students | Gr. 8-12
  • Woodberry ForestWoodberry Forest School
     
    241 Woodberry Station
    Woodberry ForestVA22989
    888-798-9371
    50.9 mi | 408 students | Gr. 9-12
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