Virginia Episcopal School, Lynchburg, Virginia, United States

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Virginia Episcopal School (VES) is a private, co-educational college preparatory, boarding and day school in Lynchburg, Virginia, United States. It is a mixed preparatory boarding for males and females of 9 to 12 grades. This small boarding school is an intentionally small, globally diverse educational community dedicated to excellence in student engagement, innovative learning and faculty support and growth. The aim of the school is to be the best small boarding school in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions. The school’s is to develop excellence in academics while fostering leadership qualities in its students. 
This small boarding school  was founded in 1916 where it still stands on the original tract of 168 acre land. Current enrollment is 260 students with a student to teacher ratio of only 5:1. Virginia Episcopal School also takes pride in its diversity where minority groups comprise 30% of the population including international students from 20 countries. More than 70 percent of the  student population resides in purpose-built dormitories.

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58,310 USD

About the school

The campus today includes a modern athletics complex, classroom buildings, residence halls, and the William King Center for Arts & Leadership. 

National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)

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Academic life

The school offers nine academic programs with 16 different advance placement courses. By enrolling in a variety of courses, students are encouraged to achieve the TFS distinction, Towards Full Stature. The school is also well-known for its extracurricular activities. 

Academic Departments: English, History, Mathematics, Science, Word Languages, Fine&Performing Arts, Computer Science, Religion, 

Sport and culture

Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track, Wrestling

Location Description

Virginia Episcopal School’s 160-acre (0.65 km2) campus is located above the James River in Lynchburg along the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Lynchburg Regional Airport (LYH) 
With 12 daily arriving and departing flights, Lynchburg Regional Airport provides a variety of flight times for all passengers. Regional carrier service is provided by American Airlines through Charlotte International Airport. You also may wish to consider flights into nearby airports in Roanoke and Charlottesville, Virginia, each approximately one hour away.

400 V.E.S. Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24503 VA 24503

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