Virginia Boarding Schools

There are 19 college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout Virginia.
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Army JROTC is a part of our overall leadership education.  Classes, trips to historic venues, use of the outdoor obstacle course, and drill are regular cadet experiences.
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Army JROTC is a part of our overall leadership education.  Classes, trips to historic venues, use of the outdoor obstacle course, and drill are regular cadet experiences.
Miller School of Albemarle, a coeducational day and boarding college preparatory school for students in grades 8-12 and post-graduate, opened its doors in 1878 with 33 students. Girls first enrolled in 1884, making it one of the nation`s oldest coeducational boarding schools.  The school is situated 12 miles west of Charlottesville on a gently rolling campus of 1600 pristine acres.
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Madeira fields varsity and JV teams in 12 sports
The historic Battle House is the center of the Blue Ridge campus.
Whether as artists, performers, technicians or audience members on the edges of their seats, the entire school community enjoys our vibrant and joyful Visual and Performing Arts Department.
Joining the Fishburne Family is a transformative experience that sparks friendships and provides experiences that last a lifetime.
R-MA's marching band participates in the Washington, D.C., and/or New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade every year in addition to other parades on the East Coast. The concert band performed at the National Rifle Association's annual convention for three consecutive years.
'The Well' in our main building is a hub of school life!
Foxcroft School House
Parents play an important role in the success of the Academy. Parents Weeekend is held in October and provides a time for parents to visit cadets and their teachers.
Students participate in a Book Swap on Box Plaza
Hargrave strives to develop well-rounded young men. Hargrave offers various opportunities for Cadets to be involved with music and the arts. Pictured above are our Hargrave Highlanders Pipe and Drum Corps, under the direction of Tim Carpenter during a performance at Virginia International Raceway.
Belong to a sisterhood.
Our Math & Science Emphasis program allows students to engage with Math the Sciences on a deeper level through research, independent projects, and a schedule focused on Pre-Engineering, Pre-Med, or Mathematics.

Virginia Boarding Schools

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Blue Ridge School
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    273 Mayo Drive
    St. GeorgeVA 22935
    434-985-2811

    Grades: 9-12 | 195 students
  • Chatham Hall
    All-girls  (Episcopal)
    800 Chatham Hall Circle
    ChathamVA 24531
    434-432-5516

    Grades: 9-12 | 140 students
  • 49 Seahorse Lane
    ChristchurchVA 23031
    804-758-2306

    Grades: 9-12 | 206 students
  • 1200 N. Quaker Lane
    AlexandriaVA 22302
    877-933-4347

    Grades: 9-12 | 440 students
  • 225 S. Wayne Avenue
    WaynesboroVA 22980
    1-800-946-7773

    Grades: 7-12 | 170 students
  • Fork Union Military Academy
    All-boys  (Baptist)
    P.O. 278, 4744 James Madison Hwy
    Fork UnionVA 23055
    1-800-462-3862

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 535 students
  • Foxcroft School
    All-girls 
    P.O. Box 5555
    MiddleburgVA 20118
    540-687-4340

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 151 students
  • Hargrave Military Academy
    All-boys  (Baptist)
    200 Military Drive
    ChathamVA 24531
    800-432-2480

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 250 students
  • 8328 Georgetown Pike
    McLeanVA 22102-1200
    703-556-8273

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 308 students
  • 614 South Main Street
    WoodstockVA 22664
    877-466-6222

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 100 students
  • 1000 Samuel Miller Loop
    CharlottesvilleVA 22903
    434-823-4805

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 181 students
  • 2635 Oak Hill Road
    Mouth of WilsonVA 24363
    276-579-2619

    Grades: 8-12 | 145 students
  • 128 Oakland Farm Way
    TroyVA 22974
    434-293-9059

    Grades: 3-8 | 1-8 (day) | 45 students
  • Randolph-Macon Academy
    (United Methodist)
    200 Academy Drive
    Front RoyalVA 22630
    540-636-5484

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 320 students
  • 2132 Ivy Road
    CharlottesvilleVA 22903
    434-296-5106

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 899 students
  • St. Margaret's School
    All-girls  (Episcopal)
    444 Water Lane PO Box 158
    TappahannockVA 22560
    804-443-3357

    Grades: 8-12 | 125 students
  • Stuart Hall School
    (Episcopal)
    235 West Frederick Street
    StauntonVA 24401
    540-213-3746

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 280 students
  • 400 V.E.S. Road
    LynchburgVA 24503
    434-385-3607

    Grades: 9-12 | 245 students
  • 241 Woodberry Station
    Woodberry ForestVA 22989
    888-798-9371

    Grades: 9-12 | 399 students
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