Stuart Hall School is a private co-ed day school that also offers boarding opportunities for its female students. Founded in 1843 as the Virginia Female Institute the school was originally a girls only school with boys accepted from 1992 onwards.
Located in the small town of Staunton, Virginia the Stuart Hall School has close links to the nearby Mary Baldwin College, some students in grades 11 and 12 study for college credits at Mary Baldwin College.
Offering school opportunities for students from Preschool age through to grade 12 the Stuart Hall Dragons merged with the Hunter McGuire School in 2007.
The school maintains a large number of traditions, such as various competitions and banquets that have been observed since the school opened in the 19th century.