Best Virginia Boarding Schools (2021)
Blue Ridge School Photo - Our lake offers students a chance to relax, fish, canoe - in the center of campus.
Fork Union Military Academy Photo - The cadets in parade formation. The first full dress parade of the year begins usually at the end of April and is on Sunday.
Miller School of Albemarle Photo - Miller School of Albemarle, a coeducational day and boarding college preparatory school for students in grades 8-12 and post-graduate, opened its doors in 1878 with 33 students. Girls first enrolled in 1884, making it one of the nation`s oldest coeducational boarding schools. The school is situated 12 miles west of Charlottesville on a gently rolling campus of 1600 pristine acres.
St. Margaret's School Photo - BELIEVE IN SOMETHING GREATER. * What kind of person will you be? Honest? Trustworthy? Responsible? * Our honor code inspires a culture of honesty and promotes trust in one another. * We have confidence that you will do the right thing, even when no one is watching. * We believe in you.
Chatham Hall Photo - Our traditions are a vital force: They bridge the generations, bond students, and help us continually build our community. Best of all, they're a lot of fun (and they help make Chatham Hall the unique place it is).
North Cross School Photo - Students at North Cross pursue a variety of interests, from champion athletics teams to drama, STEM to Global Studies, all set in a beautiful campus with passionate, dedicated teachers to guide them.
Williamsburg Christian Academy Photo - Williamsburg Christian Academy: Equipping Students to be Lifelong Learners who Reflect God's Heart for others and Impact the World for Christ.
Massanutten Military Academy Photo - At Massanutten Military Academy, our holistic approach to education guides students to excel academically and grow as well-rounded adults. Our co-ed, college prep program focuses on character development, leadership, and service to help your student realize success. We believe in experiential learning promoting a STEM program, 100% college acceptances and 100% participation in athletics. Your child's success can begin today.
Christchurch School Photo - "Set your course at the river. " Established in the Episcopal tradition, Christchurch is inclusive, welcoming students and families of all faiths and backgrounds.
Randolph-Macon Academy Photo - Randolph-Macon Academy's Flight Program includes a drone class called Unmanned Flight Operations. Students finish with the knowledge base for the FAA exam so they can obtain their commercial drone license if they so desire. This class is just one of the innovative offerings at R-MA.
The Madeira School Photo - Madeira's 376-acre campus in McLean, Virginia, overlooks the Potomac River from a perch just 12 miles northwest of Washington, D.C.
Top Virginia Boarding Schools (2021)
- School Location Grades Students
- 49 Seahorse Lane
Christchurch, VA 23031
Grades: 9-12 | 215 students
- 614 S MAIN ST
Woodstock, VA 22664
Grades: 5-12, PG | 140 students
- 1000 Samuel Miller Loop
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Grades: 8-12, PG | 180 students
- 4254 Colonial Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24018
Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 528 students
- 2635 Oak Hill Road
Mouth of Wilson, VA 24363
Grades: 8-12 | 140 students
- 2132 Ivy Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 888 students
- 235 West Frederick Street
Staunton, VA 24401
Grades: 8-12, PG | 4-12, PG (day) | 185 students
- 101 School House Lane
Williamsburg, VA 23188
Grades: 9-12 | K-12 (day) | 200 students
Families who live outside the United States and who are not American citizens or Permanent Residents have to deal with a couple of additional steps when thinking of sending their children to an American boarding school.
Determining which programs are 'must haves' is an important part of choosing the right boarding school for your child.
Are you wondering whether boarding school is right for your child? Answer these five questions and you will be better able to determine whether it is.