Virginia Boarding Schools

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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.
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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.
Roanoke Catholic's campus is surrounded by the natural, beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Students at Stuart Hall School come from all over the nation and the world. Our community is built on mutual trust and academic inquiry, and we seek to develop the personal character, honor, and creativity of each member of our school.
Virginia Episcopal School's campus, on 160 beautiful acres with hiking and biking trails, is 15 minutes from the vibrant downtown of Lynchburg, VA, and 1/2 hour to the Blue Ridge Mountains. Starbucks, restaurants and shopping are a quick two miles away.
Madeira's 376-acre campus in McLean, Virginia, overlooks the Potomac River from a perch just 12 miles northwest of Washington, D.C.
Foxcroft School House
Our lake offers students a chance to relax, fish, canoe - in the center of campus.
Whether you ve been riding your whole life or have always wanted to you can find a place in our program. The Chatham Hall campus is home to more than 30 horses, three teaching arenas, a permanent Hunter Trials course, and plenty of trails. We teach hunt seat the Modern Forward Riding System with an emphasis on horse and rider
The cadets in parade formation. The first full dress parade of the year begins usually at the end of April and is on Sunday.
Community service is taught, not required, at Randolph-Macon Academy.  While there is no requirement for graduation, students are given many opportunities to serve their community, both on-campus and in the town of Front Royal. In this photo, students are helping to match wish-lists with toys in the local Toys for Tots program.
Become individualistic.
Respect! Integrity! Success! Earn it at Hargrave!
'Set your course at the river. ' Established in the Episcopal tradition, Christchurch is inclusive, welcoming students and families of all faiths and backgrounds.
We love the horses!

Virginia Boarding Schools

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Blue Ridge School
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    273 Mayo Drive
    St. GeorgeVA 22935
    434-985-2811

    Grades: 9-12 | 195 students
  • Chatham Hall
    All-girls  (Episcopal)
    800 Chatham Hall Circle
    ChathamVA 24531
    434-432-5516

    Grades: 9-12 | 140 students
  • 49 Seahorse Lane
    ChristchurchVA 23031
    804-758-2306

    Grades: 9-12 | 206 students
  • 1200 N. Quaker Lane
    AlexandriaVA 22302
    877-933-4347

    Grades: 9-12 | 440 students
  • 225 S. Wayne Avenue
    WaynesboroVA 22980
    1-800-946-7773

    Grades: 7-12 | 170 students
  • Fork Union Military Academy
    All-boys  (Baptist)
    P.O. 278, 4744 James Madison Hwy
    Fork UnionVA 23055
    1-800-462-3862

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 400 students
  • Foxcroft School
    All-girls 
    P.O. Box 5555
    MiddleburgVA 20118
    540-687-4340

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 177 students
  • Hargrave Military Academy
    All-boys  (Baptist)
    200 Military Drive
    ChathamVA 24531
    800-432-2480

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 250 students
  • 8328 Georgetown Pike
    McLeanVA 22102-1200
    703-556-8273

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 325 students
  • 1000 Samuel Miller Loop
    CharlottesvilleVA 22903
    434-823-4805

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 170 students
  • 2635 Oak Hill Road
    Mouth of WilsonVA 24363
    276-579-2619

    Grades: 8-12 | 145 students
  • 128 Oakland Farm Way
    TroyVA 22974
    434-293-9059

    Grades: 3-8 | 1-8 (day) | 45 students
  • Randolph-Macon Academy
    (United Methodist)
    200 Academy Drive
    Front RoyalVA 22630
    540-636-5484

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 308 students
  • 621 N Jefferson St
    RoanokeVA 24016
    540-982-3532

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 486 students
  • 2132 Ivy Road
    CharlottesvilleVA 22903
    434-296-5106

    Grades: 9-12 | 899 students
  • St. Margaret's School
    All-girls  (Episcopal)
    PO Box 158, 444 Water Lane
    TappahannockVA 22560
    804-443-3357

    Grades: 8-12 | 120 students
  • Stuart Hall School
    (Episcopal)
    235 West Frederick Street
    StauntonVA 24401
    540-213-3746

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 280 students
  • 400 VES Road
    LynchburgVA 24503
    434-385-3607

    Grades: 9-12 | 245 students
  • 241 Woodberry Station
    Woodberry ForestVA 22989
    888-798-9371

    Grades: 9-12 | 397 students
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