Belle Meade School

353 F.T. Valley Rd,
Sperryville, VA, 22740
     Tel: (540)987-8970
Grades: 6 - 12 | 17 students
The mission of Belle Meade School is to provide students with an academic learning environment that is holistic in its methods and a model of lifelong learning and sustainable living for them, their parents and the community.

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students 17 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 6%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade Belle Meade School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 2:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 10 students

Finances and Admission

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

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.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hearthstone School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hearthstone School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Hearthstone School (3.8 miles away)
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  • SperryvilleHearthstone School
    Special Program Emphasis
    11576 Lee Highway / PO Box 247
    SperryvilleVA22740
    (540)987-9212
    Special Program Emphasis
    3.8 mi | 21 students | Gr. NS-12                      
  • LurayMt Carmel Christian Academy
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    Po Box 31
    LurayVA22835
    (540)743-9558
      (Baptist)
    10.8 mi | 109 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • CastletonMassanova Christian Academy
      (Pentecostal)
    691 Aaron Mountain Rd
    CastletonVA22716
    (540)937-5661
      (Pentecostal)
    10.9 mi | 27 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • MadisonCornerstone Christian School Of The Piedmont
      (Christian)
    Po Box 525
    MadisonVA22727
    (540)672-0512
      (Christian)
    12.8 mi | 34 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CulpeperSt Lukes School
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    1211 E Grandview Ave
    CulpeperVA22701
    (540)825-8890
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    13.9 mi | 134 students | Gr. PK-9                      

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