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Founded in 1814, the Linsly School is a day and boarding school for students in grades 5 through 12.
We offer a college preparatory curriculum that combines the traditional values of hard work, respect, honor, honesty, and self-discipline within a challenging academic program designed to unlock the potential of each student. The community and family-like atmosphere at Linsly helps students grow and develop under the guidance of faculty members who know them by name and care about their future.
Linsly is a place where life-long friendships between students and faculty are formed. Student uniforms are not to encourage conformity, but to ensure that students are known for their unique ideas and abilities.
We are a school where long-forgotten traditional values live on in our everyday curriculum.
The Linsly School promotes academic excellence, inspires lifelong learning, develops future leaders, and emphasizes character development in every facet of student life.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked WV School
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Students: 436 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $17,850
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

The Linsly School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in West Virginia for:

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Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 5-12
Year Founded
1814
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
436 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 9%
Students by Grade
The Linsly School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
12 students
Number of AP Courses
12 courses
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Upper school day: $19,850 Lower school boarding: $40,740 Upper school boarding: $42,740

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School Notes

  • Founded in 1814, the Linsly School is a day and boarding school for students in grades 5 through 12. We offer a college preparatory curriculum that combines the traditional values of hard work, respect, honor, honesty, and self-discipline within a challenging academic program designed to unlock the potential of each student. The community and family-like atmosphere at Linsly helps students grow and develop under the guidance of faculty members who know them by name and care about their future. Linsly is a place where life-long friendships between students and faculty are formed. Student uniforms are not to encourage conformity, but to ensure that students are known for their unique ideas and abilities. We are a school where long-forgotten traditional values live on in our everyday curriculum. The Linsly School offers a traditional college preparatory program where academic excellence and character development are emphasized in every facet of student life.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked WV School
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Students: 436 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $17,850
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in West Virginia is $6,089 for elementary schools and $6,809 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in West Virginia is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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