Flint Hill School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
3320 Jermantown Road
Oakton, VA 22124
Tel: (703)584-2300
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  • Flint Hill School is a co-educational, college preparatory, independent JK-12 day school in metropolitan Washington, DC. Flint Hill was founded in 1956 with a simple idea: to provide students with the opportunities afforded by an exemplary education.
  • Nearly sixty years later, Flint Hill provides an exceptional education that celebrates innovation, a balance between academic and extracurricular pursuits and learning within a community that cares.
  • Families are drawn to Flint Hill by the impressive quality and array of opportunities available to their children in and outside of the classroom and the confident, compassionate and fearless graduates they become.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1956

Student Body

Total Students 998 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Flint Hill School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 25 courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15
% on Financial Aid
15%
Admissions Director Lisa Knight
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School Reviews

5  5/17/2016
1100 students at this school. The high school is on a different campus, separate form the younger students. Classes are never more than 18 students. Great facilities. Warm, caring teachers. Very supportive environment. One unique thing that separates this school from all others is their differentiate learning. Private schools in this area tend to have a cookie cutter approach to learning and teaching so they can only admit kids who test very high in every single subject. Those are the easiest students to teach! Flint Hill will work with students who excel in math and need a fast pace but struggle in English and need a slower pace, or vice versa. Flint Hill is the most supportive of the academically accelerated private schools in the area and the most academic of the private 'supportive'' schools in the area. Having said that, Flint Hill is not a special needs school. Services at Flint Hill vary based on the developmental expectations of each division, resources available, the needs of individual students, and the recommendations of professionals. Graduates from each class go to a very wide variety of colleges. The top students in each class will gain admission to Ivy Leagues (Harvard, Yale, Columbia, Cornell, University of Pennsylvania, etc). Other graduates go on to UVA, William and Mary, Bucknell, Villanova, Lehigh, Elon, College of Charleston, etc... And other students who need more support will go to on to smaller colleges that offer the support that student needs to succeed. It all depends on each individual's ability combined with their work ethic.
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