Virginia Boarding Schools

There are 19 college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout Virginia.
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Whether you ve been riding your whole life or have always wanted to you can find a place in our program. The Chatham Hall campus is home to more than 30 horses, three teaching arenas, a permanent Hunter Trials course, and plenty of trails. We teach hunt seat the Modern Forward Riding System with an emphasis on horse and rider
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Whether you ve been riding your whole life or have always wanted to you can find a place in our program. The Chatham Hall campus is home to more than 30 horses, three teaching arenas, a permanent Hunter Trials course, and plenty of trails. We teach hunt seat the Modern Forward Riding System with an emphasis on horse and rider
With a college preparatory curriculum administered in a structured, small and caring environment, FMS boasts a 100% college-acceptance rate.
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.
Members of MSA's ski and snowboarding club enjoy a weekend trip to nearby Wintergreen Resort.
Class sizes are small and teachers really get to know their students and his learning style.
Believe in each other.
The Big House...our main office.
Win or lose, Hargrave's Post-Graduate basketball team always puts on a great show.
Our expert College Placement staff guides students and parents through every step of the college search and placement process to ensure that each student has great options and matriculates at a college or university of their choice!
Capitol Hill internships in the offices of senators and representatives are a hallmark of the junior year at Madeira
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 cadets in parade formation. The first full dress parade of the year begins usually at the end of April and is on Sunday.
The 2012 State Championship Football Team
Students at Stuart Hall School come from all over the nation and the world. Our community is built on mutual trust and academic inquiry, and we seek to develop the personal character, honor, and creativity of each member of our school.
Foxcroft girls in the classroom

Virginia Boarding Schools

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Blue Ridge School
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    Grades: 9-12 | 195 students273 Mayo Drive
    St. GeorgeVA 22935
    434-985-2811
    9-12195
  • Chatham Hall
    All-girls  (Episcopal)
    Grades: 9-12 | 140 students800 Chatham Hall Circle
    ChathamVA 24531
    434-432-5516
    9-12140
  • Grades: 9-12 | 196 students49 Seahorse Lane
    ChristchurchVA 23031
    804-758-2306
    9-12196
  • Grades: 9-12 | 435 students1200 N. Quaker Lane
    AlexandriaVA 22302
    877-933-4347
    9-12435
  • Grades: 7-12 | 170 students225 S. Wayne Avenue
    WaynesboroVA 22980
    1-800-946-7773
    7-12170
  • Fork Union Military Academy
    All-boys  (Baptist)
    Grades: 7-12, PG | 535 studentsP.O. 278, 4744 James Madison Hwy
    Fork UnionVA 23055
    1-800-GO-2-FUMA
    7-12, PG535
  • Foxcroft School
    All-girls 
    Grades: 9-12, PG | 167 studentsP.O. Box 5555
    MiddleburgVA 20118
    540-687-4340
    9-12, PG167
  • Hargrave Military Academy
    All-boys  (Baptist)
    Grades: 7-12, PG | 210 students200 Military Drive
    ChathamVA 24531
    800-432-2480
    7-12, PG210
  • Grades: 9-12, PG | 308 students8328 Georgetown Pike
    McLeanVA 22102-1200
    703-556-8273
    9-12, PG308
  • Grades: 6-12, PG | 100 students614 South Main Street
    WoodstockVA 22664
    877-466-6222
    6-12, PG100
  • Grades: 8-12, PG | 185 students1000 Samuel Miller Loop
    CharlottesvilleVA 22903
    434-823-4805
    8-12, PG185
  • Grades: 8-12 | 145 students2635 Oak Hill Road
    Mouth of WilsonVA 24363
    276-579-2619
    8-12145
  • Grades: 3-8

    1-8 (day)
     | 1-8 (day) | 45 students
    128 Oakland Farm Way
    TroyVA 22974
    434-293-9059
    3-8

    1-8 (day)
    45
  • Randolph-Macon Academy
    (United Methodist)
    Grades: 6-12, PG | 314 students200 Academy Drive
    Front RoyalVA 22630
    540-636-5484
    6-12, PG314
  • Grades: 9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day) | 886 students
    2132 Ivy Road
    CharlottesvilleVA 22903
    434-296-5106
    9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
    886
  • St. Margaret's School
    All-girls  (Episcopal)
    Grades: 8-12 | 135 students444 Water Lane PO Box 158
    TappahannockVA 22560
    804-443-3357
    8-12135
  • Stuart Hall School
    (Episcopal)
    Grades: 8-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day) | 300 students
    235 West Frederick Street
    StauntonVA 24401
    540-213-3746
    8-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
    300
  • Grades: 9-12 | 245 students400 V.E.S. Road
    LynchburgVA 24503
    434-385-3607
    9-12245
  • Grades: 9-12 | 393 students241 Woodberry Station
    Woodberry ForestVA 22989
    888-798-9371
    9-12393
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