Oak Hill Academy

2635 Oak Hill Road
Mouth of Wilson, VA 24363
Tel: 276-579-2619
  • Oak Hill Academy is a coeducational, boarding day/school committed to excellence in education and adolescent development.
  • The mission of Oak Hill Academy is to provide a safe, secure, nurturing environment for students needing a change in school, peer, community, or family relationships.
  • Oak Hill provides a structured college-preparatory program. Our curriculum challenges the brightest student and encourages those who are unmotivated, underachieving, or experiencing difficulties in their school setting.
Definition of Terms 
2017 School Data
Oak Hill AcademyBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered8-129-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationBaptistNon-denominational
Year Founded18781910
Campus Size300 acres105 acres

Student Body

Enrollment145 students300 students
% Students of Color
32%
20%
% International Students
19%
20%
% Students Boarding
98%
66%
Average SAT Scoren/a* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesYesNo
Frequency of Saturday ClassesBi-WeeklyWeekly
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(khaki pants, oxford and polo type shirts)
Casual
Average Class Size10 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:101:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered516
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
80%
70%
Summer Program OfferedYesYes

Finances

Endowment Size$2 million$17 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$28,990
(Acceptance prior to 6/1 includes $500 discount.)
$52,700
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$20,900
(plus applicable personal expenses)
$28,270
Tuition international students$37,600$47,000
% Students on Financial Aid
30%
36%
Merit Scholarships OfferedNoNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYesNo
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
88%
57%
Director of AdmissionsMr. Michael Rodgers

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered516
CoursesDual/College Credit Calculus, Dual/College Credit English, Dual/College Credit History, Dual/College Credit Keyboarding, Dual/College Credit Physics, Dual/College Credit Statistics

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered714
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations1623
Extracurriculars"Planting Seeds" program with local elementary school, Art Club, Book Club, Choir, Frisbee Golf, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Lamb's Table, Leadership program, National Honor Society, Pep Club, Science Club, Spanish Club, String Band, Swim Club, Youth Group

College Matriculation

Year: 2012 - 201310 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Appalachian State University2
Emory and Henry College2
George Mason University2
James Madison University2
Michigan State University2
Radford University2
Roanoke College2
University of Kentucky2
University of North Carolina at Charlotte2
Virginia Tech2

School Notes

  • Each year 95% plus of the graduating class of Oak Hill Academy is accepted to a college or university upon graduation. In partnership with Wytheville Community College, the Academy offers dual credit college classes in English, calculus, history, and keyboarding and computer applications. The school also offers Honors classes in the subject areas of English, Spanish, mathematics, science, and social studies.
  • LD types supported: Attention Deficit Disorder, Mild Learning Differences
  • School accreditations: Virginia Association of Independent Schools, The Association of Boarding Schools
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