2635 Oak Hill Road
Mouth of Wilson, VA 24363
Oak Hill Academy is a coeducational, 100% boarding school committed to excellence in education and adolescent development.
The mission of Oak Hill Academy is to inspire academic success, cultivate personal growth, and personify a healthy community while fostering relationships among students, families, and our school. We are a coeducational school that provides a college preparatory education in a small, structured, and nurturing environment.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 8-12
  • Students: 140 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $36,974
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 9 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Class of 2020
5.00
Roanoke college
I graduated in 2020 and I spent my junior and senior year attending Oak Hill Academy. I was active in many clubs and in the leadership program as well as a national honor society student. . .

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School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2021 School Data
Oak Hill Academy
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
8-12
9-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)
Yes
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1878
1907
Campus Size
240 acres
125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
140 students
300 students
% Students of Color
32%
25%
% International Students
15%
20%
% Students Boarding
100%
70%
Offers Post-Grad Year
No
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
Yes
No
Frequency of Saturday Classes
Bi-Monthly
Weekly
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Khakis and Polos; free dress outside of class)
Casual
Average Class Size
9 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
20
17
ESL Courses Offered
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
83%
70%
Summer Program Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$36,974
$59,900
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a
$32,995
Tuition international students
$53,848
$54,500
Summer Program Cost
$4,000
% Students on Financial Aid
42%
40%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant
$6,000
(Varies )
$25,000
Merit Scholarships Offered
No
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Jan. 15
Acceptance Rate
70%
58%
Director of Admissions
Mrs. Katherine Giszack

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
20
17
Courses
AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Computer Science A , AP Environmental Science, AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, AP Studio Art , College English 111, College English 112, College Pre-Calculus, College Psychology, College Statistics, College U.S. History, Honors Algebra 2, Honors Pre-Calculus, Honors Spanish 3, Honors Spanish 4, Honors Spanish 5, Honors Survey of World Religions , Honors World Cultures

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
26
23
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Astronomy Club, Boy Scouts, Cheer Team, Chess Club, Cooking Club, Dance Club, Debate Club, Leadership program, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Yearbook Club, Youth Group

Arts and Music Programs:
Broadcasting, Equestrian Club, Music Ensemble, Open Studio Art, Theatre Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Fishing Club, Hiking, Intramural Sports, Mountain Biking Club, Outdoor Running Club, Snow Ski Club, Swim Club, Trail Riding, Yoga Club

College Matriculation

Year: 2016 - 2019
10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
East Carolina University
10
Virginia Tech
10
The UC System
9
University of Miami
6
Penn State University
5
The Savannah College of Art and Design
5
Indiana University
2
University of Kentucky
2
University of Kentucky
2
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
2

School Notes

  • Oak Hill Academy emphasizes learning through a relational environment where students are well-known and well-cared for individually.  OHA provides a positive and welcoming community while challenging students to grow and thrive, socially and academically.
  • Oak Hill works with our students individually to guide them throughout the college application process and beyond.  The class of 2020 garnered over $6.7 million of merit-based college scholarships. 
  • The Academy also offers a host of articulation agreements with colleges and universities to provide our graduates with additional options for college acceptances and scholarships.
  • The Academy offers dual credit college classes,  AP and Honors classes as well as a range of academic support and strudy skills courses. 
  • The Oak Hill Academy Learning Specialist works to ensure each student is being appropriately challenged and supported academically. 
  • The Residential Life staff professionals manage daily life and activities outside of the classroom; these are the adults who live in the dormitories to provide structure and guidance. 
  • Most OHA faculty and staff live on campus, further contributing to the feeling of family and community. 
  • Oak Hill has a long history of excellence since 1878 and has enrolled international students from around the world for over 60 years.
  • Oak Hill Academy accreditations: Virginia Association of Independent Schools, The Association of Boarding Schools
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Carmelo Anthony - NBA Player
    • Rajon Rondo - NBA Player
    • Quinn Cook - NBA Player
    • Jordan Adams - NBA Player
    • Cory Alexander - NBA Player
    • Keldon Johnson - 2021 US Olympian
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 8-12
  • Students: 140 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $36,974
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 9 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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