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.

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Definition of Terms
 | 2020 School Data
Oak Hill AcademyBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered8-129-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationBaptistNon-denominational
Year Founded18781907
Campus Size270 acres125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment140 students306 students
% Students of Color
% International Students
% Students Boarding
Average SAT Scoren/a* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesYesNo
Frequency of Saturday ClassesWeeklyWeekly
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Khakis and Polos; free dress outside of class)
Average Class Size8 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Student : Teacher Ratio8:17:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered2018
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
Summer Program OfferedYesYes
Summer Program Cost$5,000
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details


Endowment Size$2 million$23 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
Tuition international students$53,848$53,975
% Students on Financial Aid
Merit Scholarships OfferedNoNo


Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYesNo
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
Director of AdmissionsMrs. Katherine Giszack

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered2018
Courses College Composition English 111, College Composition English 112, College Composition Statistics (Online), AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Computer Science A , AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, AP Studio Art , College Composition Pre-Calculus (Online), College Composition Psychology (Online), College Composition 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


# Interscholastic Sports Offered1516
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Climbing, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Snowboarding, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling


Total Extracurricular Organizations2724
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Astronomy Club, Boy Scouts, Cheer Team, Chess Club, Cooking Club, Dance Club, Debate Club, Leadership program, Magic Club, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Yearbook Club, Youth Group

Arts and Music Programs:
Broadcasting, Equestrian Club, Open Studio Art, Praise Band, 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 - 201910 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
East Carolina University10
Virginia Tech10
The UC System9
University of Miami6
Penn State University5
The Savannah College of Art and Design5
Indiana University2
University of Kentucky2
University of Kentucky2
University of North Carolina at Charlotte2
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • Oak Hill Academy 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 offer a host of articulation agreements with colleges and universities.  In addtion, through a 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
  • 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

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