Belle Meade School

Tel: (540)987-8970
Grades: 6-12 | 12 students
The mission of Belle Meade School is to combine academic excellence and sustainable living.
Our college preparatory curriculum is implemented through experiential learning and incorporates sustainable living, social responsibility, as well as working to create harmony with the land. Young people develop self confidence and self direction through challenging intellectual and physical activities in an atmosphere where their work is valued and respected.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Year Founded 2006

Student Body

Total Students 12 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Belle Meade School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 2:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size 10 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $12,000
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Susan Hoffman

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Equestrian Club, Running Club Running Club, Equestrian Club,

School Notes

  • The school provides an excellent academic program that integrates sustainable living, growing food, caring for one another, and working to create harmony and balance with the land. The school is a place where young people develop self worth and learn empowerment through challenging intellectual and physical activities and where their work is valued and respected. School Objectives:
  • Provide excellent academic education for grades 6 through 12.
  • Guide the students in a supportive, nurturing environment.
  • Integrate academic excellence and sustainable living.
  • Offer mentoring and shared responsibility by adults and students working together.
  • Foster development of self worth through successful experiences in the natural world.
  • Offer individualized learning to allow students to take charge of their own education.
  • Provide an inclusive, supportive community.
  • Provide diverse situations for students to build relationships with each other and adults.
  • Promote cross-cultural experiences.
  • Create an economically viable merger of farm and school.
  • Prepare the students for success in life.

Profile last updated: 04/13/2015

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The average private school tuition in Virginia is $9,862 for elementary schools and $15,488 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Virginia is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).