Woodberry Forest School

Tel: (540)672-3900
  • Founded in 1889,Woodberry Forest School is an all-boarding community for boysin grades nine through twelve.
  • A Woodberry education, centered around acentury-old, student-run honor system, emphasizes intellectual thoroughnessand moral integrity.
  • Our 1200-acre campus features state-of-the-art facilitiesand technology for academic, athletic, and artistic endeavors.
  • All studentsparticipate in an extensive leadership development program. Our school islocated in scenic Madison County, Virginia, a short drive from Washington,D.C., Charlottesville, or Richmond.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
National Association of College Admissions Counselors
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1889

Student Body

Total Students397 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 26%
Students by GradeWoodberry Forest School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size10 students
Average SAT score1280
Average ACT score27
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Slacks and Collared Shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$55,600
% on Financial Aid
44%
Average Financial Aid Grant$33,676
Acceptance Rate
46%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorScott Schamberger
Admissions AssociateFrazier Stowers
Endowment Size314 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered19 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Cycling, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Riflery, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Weightlifting, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
ClimbingCross Country,
CyclingFootball,
GolfLacrosse,
Mountain BikingRiflery,
Rock ClimbingSoccer,
SquashSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
WeightliftingWinter Track,
Wrestling
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