- Powhatan School serves 255 students in grades Prekindergarten-8 and 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 7:1 and the school's religious affiliation is Nonsectarian.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)|
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Total Students||255 students|
|Student Body Type||n/a|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 24%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||39 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||7:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||13 students|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Average SAT score||1330|
|Average ACT score||30|
|Average Percentile SSAT||90%|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
(We have a dress code, not a uniform. )
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Jan. 31 / rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$18,000|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$6,200|
|Admissions Director||Mr. Hatfield|
|Endowment Size||$4 million|
|Total Sports Offered||7 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, VolleyballBasketball, Cross Country,|
Dance, Field Hockey,
- 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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- Berryville Grades: PK-12 | 93 students
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