Students: N/A | Faculty: 72 | Grades: 9-12 | Gender: Boys
Blue Ridge School
The Blue Ridge School is an all-male school located at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains, about 20 miles from Charlottesville, Virginia. The school was originally founded in 1909 by the Reverend George Mayo, of the Virginia Episcopal Diocese.
Nowadays Blue Ridge School is a college prep boarding school for boys in grades 9-12. The school prides itself on a low average class size and student per teacher work load.
Blue Ridge also boasts a 100% college acceptance rate, including to schools such as Cornell, California-Irvine and the University of Virginia.
The school emphasizes the all-round development of each student, and offers excellent outdoor and athletic programs, with a wide range of activities available each semester.
Boarding Schools in Virginia
The Madeira School is an all girl boarding and day school located in McLean, Virginia. The school was founded in 1906 by Lucy Madeira as college preparatory school for girls and now stands on a 376 acre campus and is part of the Washington DC area of independent schools. The student population is 308 girls from 14 different countries, with 52% boarding and 48% day students. There are 37 faculty members allowing for a 8:1 student teacher ratio. The average class size is 12. ...
Episcopal High School, founded in 1839, is a co-ed college preparatory school located in Alexandria, Va. The 130-acre campus is located in close proximity to Washington, DC. The school is accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools and the ASCS. The student body is composed of 430 students resulting in a 6-to-1 student teacher ratio. Classroom sizes are small. Advanced placement courses are offered in many academic areas including, science, mathematics, literature and the arts. Episcopal offers a wide range ...
Fork Union Military Academy is a private college prep military boarding school for boys in grades 7-12, PG. It is a Christian school affiliated with the Baptist General Association of Virginia. It is located on a 1,300 acre campus in the Piedmont region. The Academy was originally founded as Fork Union Academy in 1898 with a class of 19 boys and girls. In 1902 the academy became an all-male military academy. Post graduate athletic programs include a football team and a ...