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Our historic campus in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia offers a unique educational experience centered around our mission to prepare students of all faiths for success in universities worldwide and for engaged lives of intellectual curiosity, creativity, and contribution.

At Stuart Hall School our pedagogy is rooted in personal attention to each student. We believe that students thrive in a community where they are known, where they are cared for, and where they are encouraged to excel academically and personally. With small class sizes, a faculty-to-student ratio of 1:10, and a comprehensive advisory program, Stuart Hall School offers an enriching program in which students grow into ethical, globally engaged adults, ready to make meaningful contributions to the world around them.

Stuart Hall is a really diverse, but inclusive place where you can explore your passions and make friends quickly and easily. - Kate G. '21


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The Stuart Hall Difference:

What sets us apart?

  • Average class size: <15
  • Student-teacher ratio of 10:1
  • 100% college acceptance
  • Mastery Learning focus
  • Average collective merit scholarships earned by seniors: $3.8 mil
  • Student representation from five continents
  • Day student and 5 or 7 day boarding options
  • Located in a small, safe town in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley


The Admission Team

Tanya Farrell
Dean of Enrollment Management

Maria Ortiz
Assistant Dean of Enrollment Management


Katherine Meier
Enrollment and Advancement Operations

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Citizenship in Practice
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Happy December everyone! As the holiday season "officially" kicks off, we wish you all a fun, festive, and enjoyable next few weeks with family and friends.

In line with the holiday spirit, be sure to also check out our new article on one of our six grad goals, citizenship. Read the article below to discover how our interpretation of the term surprisingly aligns with the wonderful altruism of the season!


This is a picture of Maria Nava, one of our math teachers, teaching.
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What does it take to learn? Does it require concise and organized note-taking? A long and uninterruptible attention span? Or a sharp and precise memory? 

In this article, we take a deep dive into our math teacher Ms. Maria Nava's classroom to answer this exact question. While all of the above reasons may be true, we have come to understand learning as a personal exchange that focuses on individual attention and personal growth. 


The Intangibles at Stuart Hall
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In November of 2021, U.S. News released an article centered around the question of "Why Kids Go to Boarding School." While most (if not all) of their points are true, we still didn't quite feel as though they told the entire story.

So then, why exactly do kids choose to go to Stuart Hall? On top of the ability for an incredible education, we aim to provide our students with opportunities for personal responsibility, empowerment, and community in their day-to-day lives.

Read the article below, "The Intangibles of Stuart Hall," to discover exactly why these elements are so important in making our school what it is: 


Collaboration at STU
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What does it mean to be a good collaborator? For some, it may imply teamwork on a project or goal. For others, it may refer to cooperation on a problem or issue. One of our six Grad Goals, collaboration at STU means respect, kindness, care, and responsibility in school and everyday life. Read the article below to discover exactly where collaboration can be found in our school: 


The Numbers That Count
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It is no secret that boarding schools are typically smaller than their public counterparts. But does that mean that the overall numbers directly relate to overall quality? Read the article below to discover why Stuart Hall's size is actually one of our greatest strengths:

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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.