Highland School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (540)878-2700
  • Highland School is an independent day school for students from Pre-Kindergarten2 to Grade 12 located in Warrenton, Virginia.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1928

Student Body

Total Students467 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 26%
Students by GradeHighland School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers102 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
62%
Average Class Size11 students
Number of AP Courses15 courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Dress code is casual and varies by division)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition for 2013-14 ranged from $4,245 (PK 3/4) to $22,670 (Grades 9-12). Merit-based scholarships and need-based financial aid are available.
% on Financial Aid
40%
Average Financial Aid Grant$9,800
Admissions DirectorDonna Tomlinson
Admissions AssociateLaura McCauley

Sports

Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceField Hockey,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.French, Host, Prefect

Club or Organization:
Ambassador, Honor Council, International, Key, Latin, Lit Mag, Robotics, Spanish, Yearbook

School Notes

  • Highland School is an independent day school for students from Pre-Kindergarten2 to Grade 12 located in Warrenton, Virginia. At Highland, we know that every child is unique. As a leader in private school education, our students get the tools and opportunities they need to discover themselves and the world around them in an academically challenging yet supportive and engaging environment.

Profile last updated: 05/11/2016

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School Reviews

5  10/20/2015
I love this school! My daughter graduated in 2013 and my son is currently a junior. Despite the varying social and economic statuses that exist, students treat each other with respect and there are no typical "cliques" like most schools have. There are no locks on the lockers and the students are treated like young adults. The administration, staff and teachers are there for the students, and the parents are very involved. I am pleased to say that my daughter gained leadership skills, study habits and the maturity she needed to reach her goal to attend a top national university.
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