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 Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded 1987

Student Body

Total Students 310 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Hunter McGuire Lower School of Stuart Hall Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
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
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,200
Admissions Director Mia Kivlighan


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 Private 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Staunton
    Raw Learning
    Alternative School
    Grades: UG | 4 students
    3.2 miles
    2807b N Augusta St
    Staunton, VA 24401
  • Staunton
    Grades: NS-12 | 309 students
    5 miles
    19 S Market Street
    Staunton, VA 24401
  • Staunton
    Grades: PK-12 | 312 students
    5 miles
    P. O. Box 210
    Staunton, VA 24402
  • Staunton
    C F Richards Jr Academy
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: PK-8 | 51 students
    5.8 miles
    414 Sterling St
    Staunton, VA 24401
  • Staunton
    Liberty Point Behavioral Healthcare
    All-boys  | Special Education School
    Grades: 7-12 | 28 students
    6.3 miles
    1110 Montgomery Ave
    Staunton, VA 24401

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