Admission to Stuart Hall

Admission to Stuart HallThank you for your interest in Stuart Hall School. Our two campuses in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia offer 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 high faculty to student ratio, and a comprehensive advisory program at the middle and upper school levels, 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.

"I love Stuart Hall because it provides a diverse community with many opportunities to get involved.  The smaller classes provide a closer connection to the teachers, creating a community and friendships that will last a long time." - Elijah R. '14

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.

The Stuart Hall Difference 

  • Average class size under 15 students
  • Student-teacher ratio of 8:1
  • 100% college placement
  • Unique Arts and Math & Science Emphasis programs
  • Competitive athletics program
  • Nearly $4 million in merit scholarships earned by seniors
  • Student representation from five continents
  • Day student and 5- or 7-day boarding options

Apply Today

Our Forward Ever/177 program is full for the 2020-21 school year. If you are interested in being on our wailist or applying for 2021-22, please click here to apply online today.


Admission Team

Tanya Farrell
Director of Parent Engagement

Samantha Hughes
Director of International Engagement

Courtney Miller
Enrollment Assistant

Where to Stay and Dine

Hampton Inn, Staunton, 2.5 miles from campus
The Stonewall Jackson Hotel, walking distance to campus
Frederick House Hotel, walking distance to campus
The Homestead, Hot Springs, Va, <1 Hour from Campus

Mill Street Grill
The Depot Grille
Byers Street Bistro

American Shakespeare Center
Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library
Staunton Tourism Page
Frontier Culture Museum

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