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    Christchurch School ::: Christchurch, Virginia ::: Southeast U.S.

    Christchurch School

    • Located along the Rappahannock River which acts as a living classroom where students learn about geography, ecology, history, culture and environmental stewardship
    • 207 students; 30% international; average class size 12 students; student/faculty ratio 6:1
    • Coeducational boarding school; religious affiliation - Episcopal
    • Campus is located 1 hour from Richmond, Virginia and 2 hours from Washington, D.C.
    • ESL program

    Founded

    1921

    Climate

    Four seasons, moderate snow in winter

    Student Body

    207 students (grades 9-12): 30% international

    Average Class Size

    12 students

    Faculty

    35 faculty, 70% with advanced degrees

    Student/Faculty Ratio

    6:1

    College Placement

    100% university placements including Bard College, The College of William and Mary, Skidmore College, Tulane University, University of St. Andrew's - Scotland among others

    Honors & AP

    Advanced Placement: If an AP exam exists for one of Christchurch School's Honors courses, students in that course may elect to sit the AP exam

    Honors: Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, English, Intergrated Science, Intellectual Global History, Physics, Pre-Calculus, Spanish, US History, World History

    Marking System

    Christchurch School utilizes the standard grading system: A=90-100; B=80-89; C=70-79; D=60-69; F=0-59. Quarter grade system (grades reports are issued twice each semester)

    Programs of Study

    The minimum graduation requirements for grades 9 through 12 are as follows:

    English - 4 credits
    History - 4 credits
    Mathematics - 3 credits
    Science - 3 credits
    Foreign Language - 2 credits
    Visual & Performing Arts - 1 credit
    Theology - 1 credit
    Health/Physical Education - 1 credit
    Electives - 3 credits

    Foreign Language: Chinese, Spanish

    SAT Score:  Average SAT Score = 1629

     

    Accreditation

    Christchurch School is accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools

    Athletics

    Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Strength & Fitness, Swimming, Volleyball

    Arts 

    Visual Arts, Music, Theater

    Extracurricular Activities

    Opportunities include: Student Council, Special Events Council, Weekend Activities Council, Community Service Council, Residential Council, Vestry Council, Inclusivity Council, Sustainability Council, Policy & Conduct Council, Honor Council, National Honor Society, Campus to Community, Drama, Music, River & Outdoor Club, Sustainability Club, Yearbook

    Facilities

    5 academic buildings, 3 athletic fields, chapel, 3 dormitories, 2 gymnasiums, multi-purpose facility, recreational pier, sailing pavilion, 6 tennis courts

    ESL

    ESL courses: English Language, English Literature, English Writing and Composition