Middleburg Academy

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Middleburg Academy Photo #1 - Historic Mary House.
  • Middleburg Academy inspires students to achieve excellence in academics, the arts, and athletics.
  • We are a dynamic community of students, faculty/staff, parents, and alumni dedicated to lifelong learning, service to others, personal growth, and the success of each student.
  • Our mission is to provide a community to develop young men and women of high moral integrity who will be responsible leaders and citizens in a diverse and ever-changing world.
  • We have a thorough classical curriculum model as well as an innovative STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) program.

School News

  • Middleburg Academy Transitioning to a Classical Liberal Arts Curriculum - 09/20/2019 - Beginning in the 20192020 academic year, Middleburg Academy will transition to a classical education model. Hillsdale College, at the invitation of Middleburg Academy`s Board of Trustees, and alongside the Middleburg ...moreAcademy administrators, faculty, staff, parents, and students, is excited to be working with Middleburg Academy to write this new chapter in the school`s history.hide

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Year Founded1965
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students130 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Middleburg Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size13 students
Number of AP Courses19 courses
Advanced CoursesAdvanced Art (Portfolio), Advanced Engineering Design, Advanced Latin Reading, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP Human Geography, AP Latin, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art, AP United States History, AP Unites States Government and Politics, Independent Study in Architectural Drawing and Design, Independent Study in Drama, Independent Study in Three-Dimensional Design, Independent Study in Visual Art,
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 24 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$26,350
Tuition NotesNeed-based financial aid available to qualified candidates.
Admissions DirectorKasey Morris
Endowment Size$3 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Equestrian, Fencing, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
EquestrianFencing,
Field HockeyGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Volleyball

School Notes

  • Our 90-acre, historic campus is home to a community that strongly upholds our Honor Code, an expected standard of integrity that ensures a safe and welcoming environment for everyone.
  • Each student belongs to an Advisory, a small group led by a Faculty Advisor who acts as another "parent" on campus, serving as the main point of contact for families regarding their child`s progress and overall well-being. Our Student-Parent-Advisor Conferences help students to take responsibility for their own education.
  • The academic environment is unique at Middleburg Academy. There are no class bells that interrupt our Harkness table discussions, in which students and faculty sit together as equals at large, communal tables, and many visitors remark on a certain ease in the climate of our daily life.
  • The College Counseling Office guides students and parents in preparing for the college search and application process, starting even in the 8th grade. Emphasis is placed upon informed decision-making and accurate self-reflection on the part of the student and his or her parents, with the aim that students find the college that best matches their abilities and long-term goals.

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