Hunter McGuire Lower School of Stuart Hall

74 Quicks Mill Rd,
Verona, VA, 24482-0244
     Tel: (540)248-2404
Grades: K - 12 | 310 students
Hunter McGuire seeks to instill in its students high standards for scholarship, integrity, leadership, and citizenship.
Through a challenging child-centered curriculum offered in a stimulating, discovery-oriented environment, students grow to become enthusiastic learners, creative problem-solvers, and disciplined thinkers.
A carefully designed program of academic excellence and an extensive, integrated enrichment program provides a foundation for lifelong learning.
Hunter McGuire School believes that character building and respect for one’s self as well as respect for the unique qualities of others are vital for the development of the whole child.
In a nurturing environment that embraces diversity and fosters unity, children learn the values of honesty, personal responsibility, compassion, and service.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Institute for Independent Education
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1987

Student Body

Total Students 310 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 15%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade Hunter McGuire Lower School of Stuart Hall Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 25%
Average Class Size 17 students
Average SAT score 1665
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,100
% on Financial Aid 15%
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,200
Admissions Director Mia Kivlighan

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. basketball, chess club, soccer basketball, chess club, soccer, 

School Notes:

  • Challenging Academic Program
  • Art, Music, Technology, Spanish, and PE
  • Bus Service
  • Emphasis on Scholarship, Citizenship, Leadership
  • Financial Aid Available

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Grace Christian School (5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Raw Learning (3.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Grace Christian School (5 miles away)
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