Oakland School

Boyd Tavern,
Keswick, VA 22947
Tel: 434-293-9059
Gr: (Boarding) 3-8 | 60 students
Academic program for all children ages 6-14 including those that have learning differences such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, ADHD, auditory processing or executive functioning issues or those who may be struggling in a traditional classroom setting.
Coed, Residential or Day - Individualized programs with emphasis on reading, written language, math, study skills, and organization.
Extensive recreational program, including horseback riding.
Experienced and nurturing staff.

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2014 School Data
Oakland School
School Focus Learning Disabilities / Junior Boarding School
Grades (Boarding) Grades 3-8
Grades (Day) Grades 1-8
School Type Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD) Yes
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational
Year Founded 1950
Campus Size 450 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 60 students
% Students of Color 12%
% International Students 5%
% Students Boarding 50%

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No
Classroom Dress Code Casual
Average Class Size 5 students
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:5
ESL Courses Offered No
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 75%
Summer Program Offered Yes


Endowment Size n/a
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
Tuition international students $50,000
% Students on Financial Aid 16%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $14,000
Merit Scholarships Offered No


Application Deadline None / Rolling
SSAT Score No
Acceptance Rate 95%
Director of Admissions Jamie Cato


# Interscholastic Sports Offered 4 Interscholastic Sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer


Total Extracurricular Organizations 7 Extracurriculars
Extracurriculars Arts, Camping, Hiking and Trails, Cooking Club, Fitness, Horseback Riding, Individual Music Instruction, Various sports and athletic activities

School Notes:

  • LD types supported: Dyslexia, dysgraphia, NVLD, Auditory Processing
  • School accreditations: VAISEF

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