The Linsly School

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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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Year Founded1814
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students436 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 7%
Students by Grade The Linsly School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size12 students
Number of AP Courses12 courses
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$17,850
Tuition NotesUpper school day: $19,850 Lower school boarding: $40,740 Upper school boarding: $42,740

Sports

Total Sports Offered15 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

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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The average private school tuition in West Virginia is $4,890 for elementary schools and $5,971 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).