Episcopal High School (Virginia)
Episcopal High School is a private coed school in Alexandria, Virginia. Alexandria is a city in Alexandria County. Alexandria County is home to 13 private schools, including Episcopal High School. In terms of religious orientation, Episcopal High School is an Episcopal school.
The academic school years lasts 175 calendar days and each day students spend 7 hours in class. In 2011, 100% of the graduating senior class went on to 4-year colleges.
52.9 full-time equivalent teachers are on staff to educate the student body of 438 students in grades 9-12. That’s a student-teacher ratio of 8.28. We look more closely at students and teachers in several charts below.
Episcopal High School
1200 N Quaker Ln, Alexandria, Virginia 22302
Associations & Organizations
- National Association of Episcopal Schools
- National Association of Independent Schools
- State/Regional Independent School Association
- The Association of Boarding Schools
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Other Boarding Schools in Virginia
Chatham Hall is an all-girl college-preparatory boarding school spanning 365 acres at Chatham, Virginia. Established in 1894, the school is well-known for its academic and personal development courses. Every student has to follow a strict Honor Code, which is supervised by 12 seniors elected by the students and faculty. Perhaps, the school is popular for its numerous traditions that make Chatham Hall enticing to girls. For instance, there are multiple underground societies in the school, which continue to exist despite efforts from the administration to dismantle these. As such, senior girls are in charge of enrolling junior members to keep these societies active. Unlike other boarding schools, Chatham Hall mainly focuses on Horse Riding, Diving, and Swimming. The School has won numerous state championships in swimming competitions winning consecutive Blue Ridge Conference Championship for several years. In addition, the Horse Riding club is a regular participant in the national event, winning notable…9 - 12All-girl150 Students30 Teachers
Virginia Episcopal School
Virginia Episcopal School is located in Lynchburg, Virginia along the foothills of Blue Ridge Mountains. It is a mixed preparatory school for males and females of 9 to 12 grades. The mission of the school is to develop excellence in academics while fostering leadership qualities in its students. The school was founded in 1916 where it still stands on the original tract of 168 acre land. Current enrollment is 245 students with a student to teacher ratio of only 6:1. Virginia Episcopal School also takes pride in its diversity where minority groups comprise 30% of the population including international students from 20 countries. More than 70 percent of the student population resides in purpose-built dormitories. The school offers nine academic programs with 16 different advance placement courses. By enrolling in a variety of courses, students are encouraged to achieve the TFS distinction, Towards Full Stature. The school is also well-known for its…9 - 12Coed176 Students30 Teachers
Blue Ridge School
St George, VA
The Blue Ridge School is an all-male boarding school located at the foothills of Shenandoah National Park in St George, Virginia. The school enrolls nearly 200 boys in grade 9 to 12 including international students from multiple countries. Established in 1909, the goal of the school is to develop self-esteem in boys by strengthening the leadership skills through sports and extra-curricular activities. In fact, the school excels academically as nearly 100% of the boys are admitted to colleges and universities. Located on a 750 acres campus, there are a number of historic landmarks on the site that are also registered as National Register of Historic Places. The environment includes several natural lakes and ponds, which offers distinct flora and fauna. The Blue Ridge School is also known for its extra-curricular activities as school teams participates in all major US sports regional tournaments. Its basketball team is considered among the best in Virginia,…9 - 12All-boy194 Students30 Teachers
Founded in 1914 by Charlotte Noland, Foxcroft School is a college-prep boarding school and day school for girls in grades 9-12. Girls can also attend the school during the day rather than reside on-campus during their time at Foxcroft School. Foxcroft School is located in Middleburg, Virginia, with more than 150 students enrolled at the campus, which covers 500 acres. The girls at the campus come from various states across the U.S. and 15 foreign countries. The school's curriculum includes 81 courses, which include Advanced Placement (AP courses). In 2014, about 25 students earned AP Scholar recognition from the College Board and seven girls earned the AP scholar with Distinction Award. Only 22 percent of students who take AP exams earn this award. Along with a strong focus on academia, the school also has an arts and athletic program where girls can excel in extracurricular activities that will prepare them for college.…9 - 12All-girl124 Students22 Teachers