The Linsly School

60 Knox Lane,
Wheeling, WV 26003
Tel: 304-233-1436
Gr: (Boarding) 7-12 | 450 students
"The Linsly School offers a traditional college preparatory program where academic excellence and character development are emphasized in every facet of student life.
Located in Wheeling, WV Linsly is a co-educational day/boarding school providing a structured, disciplined program in a community environment that challenges young people to achieve their greatest potential.
Enrolling 451 students in Grades 5-12, with 108 boarders in Grades 7 upward, Linsly emphasizes the liberal arts and sciences, enriched by opportunities for overseas travel/ study and a unique outdoor education program, The Linsly Outdoor Center.
One hundred percent of graduates attend college.
Campus activities include interest groups, community service, honor societies, musical productions and interscholastic sports..."

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2013 School Data
The Linsly School Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding) 7-12 7-12
Grades Offered (Day) 5-12 7-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support No No
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1814 1907
Campus Size 65 acres 121 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 450 students 300 students
% Students of Color 15% 18%
% International Students 10% 20%
% Students Boarding 25% 67%
Average SAT Score 1740 * National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Formal Casual
Average Class Size 14 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:8 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 16 15
ESL Courses Offered No Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 64% 65%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $17 million $14 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$30,710 $47,335
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$14,920 $26,110
% Students on Financial Aid 45% 35%
Merit Scholarships Offered No No

Admission

Application Deadline Dec. 10 / Feb. 15 / rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application Yes No
SSAT Required Yes Yes
Acceptance Rate 0% 57%
Director of Admissions Mr. Craig Tredenick  
Associate Director of Admissions Mrs. Stacey Creely  

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 18 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Climbing, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 38 24
ExtracurricularsAdvertising Staff, After School Art Club, Animal Shelter Club, Camera Club, Chess Club, Childrens Museum Club, Chorus, Classical Club, Environmental Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Foreign Language Honor Societies, Forensics, French Club, German Club, History Club, Key Club, Lower School Band, Lower School Newspaper, Lower School Wing Society, Math Club, Model United Nations, Multicultural Club, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Outdoor Adventure Club,

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Nearby Schools:

The nearest school is Olney Friends School (24.9 miles away)
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  • BarnesvilleOlney Friends School
     
    61830 Sandy Ridge Road
    BarnesvilleOH43713
    740-425-3655 ext 214
    24.9 mi | 47 students | Gr. 9-12
  • SaltsburgThe Kiski School
     
    1888 Brett Lane
    SaltsburgPA15681
    724-639-8035
    71.1 mi | 200 students | Gr. 9-12
  • HudsonWestern Reserve Academy
     
    115 College Street
    HudsonOH44236
    330.650-4400
    89.6 mi | 390 students | Gr. 9-12
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