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 
2016 School Data
Oak Hill Academy Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Prep College Preparatory
Grades Offered 8-12 9-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
Supports Learning Differences (LD) Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Baptist Non-denominational
Year Founded 1878 1910
Campus Size 300 acres 110 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 145 students 298 students
% Students of Color
32%
20%
% International Students
19%
20%
% Students Boarding
98%
68%
Average SAT Score n/a * National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes Yes No
Frequency of Saturday Classes Bi-Weekly Weekly
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(khaki pants, oxford and polo type shirts)
Casual
Average Class Size 10 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:10 1:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 5 16
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
80%
70%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $2 million $16 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$28,990
(Acceptance prior to 6/1 includes $500 discount.)
$51,700
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$20,900
(plus applicable personal expenses)
$28,500
Tuition international students $37,600 $47,000
% Students on Financial Aid
30%
35%
Merit Scholarships Offered No No

Admission

Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application Yes No
SSAT Required No Yes
Acceptance Rate
88%
57%
Director of AdmissionsMr. Michael Rodgers

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 5 16
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 Offered 7 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 9 23
Extracurriculars"Planting Seeds" program with local elementary school, Art Club, Choir, Frisbee Golf, Horseback Riding, Lamb's Table, Leadership program, National Honor Society, Youth Group, Pep Club, Science Club, Book Club, Spanish Club, String Band, Swim Club, Hiking

College Matriculation

Year: 2012 - 2013 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Appalachian State University 2
Emory and Henry College 2
George Mason University 2
James Madison University 2
Michigan State University 2
Radford University 2
Roanoke College 2
University of Kentucky 2
University of North Carolina at Charlotte 2
Virginia Tech 2

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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