Wakefield School Photo #2 - Wakefield School's Early Childhood Program is grounded in the constructivist philosophy and guided by the research of noted child psychologists Jean Piaget, Lev Vygotsky, and Arnold Gesell. The curriculum aims to teach students how to self-regulate; foster curiosity and creativity; develop the social skills to be active members of a community; and inspire a love of learning and school. We
Wakefield School Photo #3 - Students rehearse for last spring's production of Alice in Wonderland at Wakefield School!
Wakefield School Photo #4 - Wakefield School's Lower School students participate in a tug-of-war at 2012's Field Day.
Wakefield School is an independent, college-preparatory day school for students in Junior Kindergarten through grade 12 engaging in a rigorous and inspiring liberal arts curriculum.
Our ambitious vision for every student is to foster capable, ethical, articulate citizens who seek the challenge, make a difference, and live an extraordinary life, each in his or her own way.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Top Ranked VA School
- Grades: Prekindergarten-12
- Enrollment: 308 students
- Yearly Tuition: $29,500
- Average class size: 8 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
- Source: Verified school update
Wakefield School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for:
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State avg.: 29%
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National avg.: 13:1
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- Wakefield School is an independent, college-preparatory school whose primary goal is to provide a rigorous, liberal arts education. We believe that a challenging, content-based curriculum trains the intellect while fostering self-discipline, independence, creativity, and curiosity. At the same time, we encourage students at every level to think about and with the knowledge they are working to master. Finally, we aim to cultivate strong and ethical character through guidance in and out of the classroom from teachers committed to training the spirit as well as the mind. The mission of the school is to provide students with the fundamental knowledge, the critical thinking skills, and the strength of character to distinguish that which is true from that which is not, and to use that wisdom in positive ways.
Source: Verified school update
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Wakefield School cost?
Wakefield School's tuition is approximately $29,500 for private students.
What schools are Wakefield School often compared to?
Wakefield Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Highland School by visitors of our site.
What sports does Wakefield School offer?
Wakefield School offers 11 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Squash, Swimming, Tennis and Volleyball. Wakefield School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for most sports offered.
What is Wakefield School's ranking?
Wakefield School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for: Largest student body and Most sports offered.
When is the application deadline for Wakefield School?
The application deadline for Wakefield School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
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