Best Virginia Boarding Schools (2021-22)
St. Margaret's School Photo - BELIEVE IN THE POWER OF BEING A SCOTTIE. * Competitive interscholastic athletic teams * Extra-curricular activities offered such as yoga, outdoor adventures, theater * 2018 LIS Softball Champions * LIS Volleyball Coach of the Year for the past 5 years
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.
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.
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.
Randolph-Macon Academy Photo - R-MA's beautiful 135-acre campus is located just 1 hour away from Washington D.C. in Front Royal, Virginia.
Massanutten Military Academy Photo - Massanutten Military Academy is proud to be one of the only 16 co-ed military schools in the country with cadets hailing from 28 different states and 7 countries.
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.
Chatham Hall Photo - Chatham Hall's variety of dynamic and unique programming includes the prestigious Leader and Writer in Residence programs, which bring world leaders to campus to meet with students. Past guests include Venus Williams, Jane Goodall, Gloria Steinem, and Elizabeth Acevedo.
Blue Ridge School Photo - Our lake offers students a chance to relax, fish, canoe - in the center of campus.
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.
Top Virginia Boarding Schools (2021-22)
- School Location Grades Students
- 49 Seahorse Lane
Christchurch, VA 23031
Grades: 9-12 | 215 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) | 569 students
- 2132 Ivy Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 907 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
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