About SHS

Who We Are

Stuart Hall School is an Episcopal day and boarding school in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia providing a college preparatory education for area day students in grades PreK-12 and boarding students from around the world in grades 8-12.  Located on two campuses in Staunton and Verona, Virginia, our school enjoys a rich 176-year history, while maintaining a progressive and forward-thinking program. We believe in and live by our mission to prepare students of all faiths for success in universities worldwide and for engaged lives of intellectual curiosity, creativity, and contribution.

As a part of our continuous focus on providing the premier PreK-12 educational experience, our offerings as a small, independent school are extensive and include rigorous academics, an international focus, and 100% college placement to top colleges and universities every year. 

A member of Episcopal Church Schools in the Diocese of Virginia, Stuart Hall is fully accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools and the National Association of Episcopal Schools.

Stuart Hall School - students outside

Our Location

Stuart Hall is a short one-hour drive from Charlottesville, Virginia, and a two-hour drive from Richmond, Virginia and Washington D.C. Our location offers abundant opportunities for cultural engagement with all the safety, security, and charm of this historic southern town.

Southern Living
The Daily South
Travel and Leisure
Smithsonian Magazine
Preservation Nation

College Acceptances

Stuart Hall Students were accepted to some of the world's top universities in 2019. In addition, our seniors garnered nearly $3 million in merit scholarships to their respective schools. Find out where our students go every year.


Stuart Hall School does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, creed, color, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin in its hiring procedures or in its administration of its educational policies, admissions, financial aid, or other social programs.  It affords all faculty, staff, and students the rights and privileges that are generally made available at the School.


National Association of Episcopal Schools

National Association of Independent Schools

Stuart Hall Voices

"Stuart Hall is a really diverse, but inclusive place where you can explore your passions and make friends quickly and easily." 

—Kate '21