Stuart Hall School

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  • Offers rigorous academic preparation and a rich co-curricular experience
  • Programs offered in Visual Arts, Music and Theatre
  • Unique programs in Pre-Medical, Pre-Engineering and MathCore courses taken for honors credit offered in the honors program
  • Advanced placement and dual enrollment courses offered through Mary Baldwin College and James Madison University
  • ESL program available

What's special?

STEM | Pre-Medical | Pre-Engineering | Fine Arts Emphasis Program: graduates receive 'Visual Arts Emphasis', 'Theatre Emphasis, or 'Music Emphasis' designation on their diploma | Math and Science Emphasis Program: graduates receive 'Pre-Medical Emphasis', 'Pre-Engineering Emphasis', 'Math Emphasis', or 'STEM Emphasis' designation on their diploma | College level courses available at nearby Mary Baldwin College

100% including: Brown University, Florida Institute of Technology, Georgetown University, Princeton University

Fast facts

Temperate, 4 seasons
Coed 305 (8-12) students
22% international students
12, Student/faculty ratio: 8:1
31 , 75% with advanced degrees
Washington, D.C. (IAD)


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Advanced placement courses:

Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science Principles, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, Music Theory, Physics 1: Algebra based, Spanish Language and Culture, Statistics, Studio Art: Drawing, US Government and Politics, US History, World History

Honors courses:

AP 15 Honors most courses

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Marking System:

Stuart Hall utilizes the standard grading system: A=90-100; B=80-89; C=70-79; D=60-69;F=0-59.

Graduation Requirements:

The International Student Program minimum requirements for graduation for grades 9-12 are as follows:

  • English - 4 credits
  • History - 4 credits (World History, US History and US Government)
  • Mathematics - 4 credits (through Algebra II)
  • Science - 3 credits
  • Physical Education & Health - 2 credits (one credit must be a class. The second credit can be from participation in 3 seasons of sports)
  • Fine Arts - 1 credit
  • Philosophy & Religion - 1 credit
  • Elective - 1 credit
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ACT Scores

Average ACT score: N/A

SAT Scores

Average SAT score: 1295 (Reading and Math)


Stuart Hall School is accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools National Association of Independent Schools

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Studio Arts, Art History, Chorus, Drama, Instrumental Music, Journalism, Music, Music Theory, Orchestra, Theater
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  • Basketball
  • Equestrian
  • Fencing
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Campus features

Stuart Hall is located in the small, safe historic town of Staunton, Virginia. Several of the buildings are pre-Civil War but the accommodations are 21st Century with 7 dorms, Technology Center, Fitness Center, indoor and outdoor basketball courts, volleyball courts and athletic fields

Extracurricular activities

  • Foreign Film Club
  • Science/Robotics Club
  • Photography Club
  • The Weekly Charts Club (top 5 things in pop culture each week)
  • Chorus
  • Video Crew (produce short movies)
  • Pep Club
  • Games Club
  • Math Counts
  • Origami
  • Speech
  • Forensic Club
French, Spanish

Admissions Requirements


gr. 8-9: 50-60 iBT gr. 10: 65 iBT gr. 11: 80 iBT

Not required



ETS 8642

Estimated Costs


$5,000 ESL

$2,000 Math & Science Emphasis (if selected after enrollment)

$2,000 Art Emphasis (if selected after enrollment)

$1,296 Tuition Refund Plan

$2,000 Student Account

$1,650 Health Insurance

$150 Accident Insurance

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