Powhatan School serves 248 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS).
The student:teacher of Powhatan School is 8:1 and the school's religious affiliation is Nonsectarian.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 248 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $18,000
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31 / rolling

Top Rankings

Powhatan School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for:

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School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1948

Student Body

Total Students
248 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
Powhatan School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Average Class Size
13 students
List of Courses Offered
Average SAT score
1330
Average ACT score
30
Average Percentile SSAT
90%
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(We have a dress code, not a uniform. )

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$6,200
Admissions Director
Mr. Hatfield
Endowment Size
$4 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports

School Notes

  • We learn not for school, but for life. 
  • Powhatan School believes that successful education creates lifelong learners who use their knowledge, creativity, and skills to be confident students in an ever-changing world. Learning should be active, authentic, immersive, and purposeful; deeper through interdisciplinary thinking, technical acuity, collaboration, and inquiry-based learning. We do this within the nurturing Pk-8 small school model. 
  • Established in 1948, Powhatan School is an independent K-8 Day School accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools and is a member of both the National Association of Independent Schools. Powhatan School opened the 2017-18 school year today with an enrollment of 247 students. Powhatan serves families in Clarke County, Frederick County, Western Loudoun County, Warren County, Winchester City and the panhandle of West Virginia.
  • Powhatan is fully accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools and holds memberships with the Elementary School Center, the National Association of Independent Schools, the Virginia Association of Independent Schools, the Virginia Math League, the Educational Records Bureau, and the National Science Teachers Association.

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 248 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $18,000
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31 / 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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