Oak Hill Academy

2635 Oak Hill Road
Mouth of Wilson, VA 24363
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  • 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.

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Definition of Terms
 | 2019 School Data
Oak Hill AcademyBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered8-125-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationBaptistNon-denominational
Year Founded18781910
Campus Size240 acres105 acres

Student Body

Enrollment140 students313 students
% Students of Color
26%
23%
% International Students
12%
20%
% Students Boarding
100%
67%
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 Offered1318
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
80%
70%
Summer Program OfferedYesYes
Summer Program Cost$4,050
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Finances

Endowment Size$2.6 million$20 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$39,918
(Acceptance prior to 6/1 includes $750 discount.)
$57,000
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a$30,150
Tuition international students$51,557$50,145
% Students on Financial Aid
30%
37%
Merit Scholarships OfferedNoNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYesNo
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
88%
55%
Director of AdmissionsMrs. Katherine Giszack

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered816
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations2023
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Broadcasting, Chess Club, Debate Club, Leadership program, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Yearbook Club, Youth Group

Arts and Music Programs:
Open Studio Art, Praise Band, Theatre Club

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

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
Link to Matriculation Data

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
  • Oak Hill Academy accreditations: Virginia Association of Independent Schools, The Association of Boarding Schools

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