Oak Hill Academy

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 (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 8-12
  • Enrollment: 140 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $39,570
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 9 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Oak Hill Academy ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 285 schools) for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2023 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
Learning Difference Programs
Primarily ADHD and executive functioning needs and mild learning differences
n/a
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1878
1906
Campus Size
240 acres
126 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
140 students
319 students
% Students of Color
41%
25%
% International Students
15%
20%
% Students Boarding
100%
68%
Offers Post-Grad Year
No
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
Yes
No
Frequency of Saturday Classes
Bi-Monthly
Less than once a month
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
18
ESL Courses Offered
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
83%
71%
Summer Program Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$39,570
$64,900
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a
$35,900
Tuition international students
$53,190
$57,300
Summer Program Cost
$4,000
(Summer cost does not include uniforms or student expense account. )
% Students on Financial Aid
42%
40%
Merit Scholarships Offered
No
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Jan. 15
Acceptance Rate
70%
60%
Director of Admissions
Mrs. Katherine Giszack

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
20
18
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
22
23
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Astronomy Club, Boy Scouts, Cheer Team, Chess Club, Cooking Club, Leadership program, National Honor Society, 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, 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.
  • LD types supported: Primarily ADHD and executive functioning needs and mild learning differences
  • 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
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Oak Hill Academy cost?
Oak Hill Academy's tuition is approximately $39,570 for boarding students.
What is the acceptance rate of Oak Hill Academy?
The acceptance rate of Oak Hill Academy is 70%, which is higher than the boarding school average of 60%.
Who are famous alumni from Oak Hill Academy?
Oak Hill Academy famous alumni include: Carmelo Anthony, Rajon Rondo, Quinn Cook, Jordan Adams, Cory Alexander and Keldon Johnson.
What sports does Oak Hill Academy offer?
Oak Hill Academy offers 17 interscholastic sports: Alpine Skiing, Basketball, Cheering, Climbing, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Equestrian, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Riding, Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball and Wrestling.
Does Oak Hill Academy offer a summer program?
Yes, Oak Hill Academy offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What is Oak Hill Academy's ranking?
Oak Hill Academy ranks among the top 20 boarding schools for High percentage of boarding students.
When is the application deadline for Oak Hill Academy?
The application deadline for Oak Hill Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 8-12
  • Enrollment: 140 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $39,570
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 9 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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