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 ones 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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-5
  • Students: 310 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,100
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Hunter McGuire Lower School of Stuart Hall ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-5
Year Founded
1987

Student Body

Total Students
310 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
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
25%
Average Class Size
17 students
Average SAT score
1200
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
15%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,200
Admissions Director
Samantha Hughes
Admissions Associate
Alisa Loughlin

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
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

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-5
  • Students: 310 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,100
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Virginia is $12,882 for elementary schools and $16,570 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Virginia is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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