Virginia Episcopal School (Virginia)
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 extracurricular activities. Perhaps, Football is its most popular sport, which continues its historic rivalry with the nearby Woodberry Forest School.
Beside major US sports, it offers excellent facilities and competitive environment for swimming, wrestling and golf. In 1992, the school’s main campus was included in the National Registry of Historic Places.
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- National Association of Independent Schools
- The Association of Boarding Schools
- Other School Associations
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