Grymes Memorial School

Po Box 1160,
Orange, VA, 22960-0229
Tel: (540)672-1010
Grades: PK - 8 | 169 students
Grymes Memorial School, a co-educational day school founded in 1947, instills in students an enthusiasm for learning.
The school provides a strong academic foundation and encourages thinking that is creative, reasoned, and analytical.
The social, physical, and artistic growth of each student is emphasized in an atmosphere of respect, fairness, and honesty.
The school community supports the development of essential skills in small classes that provide a safe environment for students to take risks and have pride in their accomplishments.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
State or regional independent school association
State or regional independent school association
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1947

Student Body

Total Students 169 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Grymes Memorial School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 25%
Average Class Size 16 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Dress for success: collared shirts, no jeans in grades 5-8 except on Fridays; no dresses grades 5-8; )

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $12,680
Tuition Notes Financial Aid is available for students in grades K-8. Bus transportation included in tuition for Earlysville, Ruckersville, Keswick, Madison, Culpeper, Greene, Louisa, Spotsylvanina, and Fredericksburg.
% on Financial Aid 40%
Admissions Director Lee Berry

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, SoccerBasketballField Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Drama, Robotics, Tae Kwon Do, Garden Club, Student Leadership Council, Overnight field trips, UVA Writer's Eye Competition. Folgers Shakepeare Festival Participants, Field trips to Washington DC, Richmond and other area attractions, international travel Drama, Robotics, Tae Kwon Do, Garden Club, Student Leadership Council,
Overnight field trips,
UVA Writer's Eye Competition. Folgers Shakepeare Festival Participants,
Field trips to Washington DC,
Richmond and other area attractions,
international travel,

School Notes:

  • Small classes and challenging curriculum; Spanish for all grades; Art, Music, Drama, PE Classes Daily; Middle School Athletics; Bus transport included in tuition for Earlysville, Ruckersville, Keswick, Madison, Culpeper, Greene, Spotsylvania, Fredericksburg, Louisa

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Faith Christian Academy (3.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Faith Christian Academy (3.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Culpeper Christian School (17.6 miles away)
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