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    Stuart Hall School ::: Staunton, Virginia ::: Northeast U.S.

    Stuart Hall School, Staunton, Virginia

    • 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 Math
    • Core 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

    Founded

    1844

    Climate

    Temperate - 4 seasons

    Student Body

    300 students (grades 9-12); 15% International

    Average Class Size

    10 students

    Faculty

    31 full time teachers; 75% with advanced degrees

    Student/Faculty Ratio

    10:1

    College Placement

    100% university placement including Brown University, Florida Institute of Technology, Georgetown University, Princeton University among others.

    Honors & AP

    Advanced Placement courses: English Literature & Composition, World History, US History, US Government & Politics, Calculus AB & BC, Statistics, Computer Science, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Music Theory, Spanish Language

    Honors courses: Geometry, Algegra 2, Pre-Calculus, Physics, French 4 & 5

    Marking System

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

    Programs of Study

    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

    SAT Score: Average SAT score = 1720

    Accreditation

    Stuart Hall is accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools.

    Athletics

    Fall Sports: Cross-country (co-ed), Soccer (boys), Volleyball (girls)

    Winter Sports: Basketball (boys/girls)

    Spring Sports: Soccer (girls), Golf (co-ed)

    Recreational Sports: Cheerleading, Dance, Hiking, Lacrosse, Paddle Tennis, Snowboarding, Swimming, Tennis, Weight Lifting

    Arts:

    Visual Arts Program: Visual Art & Deisgn for Art Emphasis, Art History

    Theatre Program: Introduction to Theatre, Acting Studio, Shakespeare in Performance

    Music Program: Music History, Music Theory, Chorus, Orchestra
      

    Extracurricular Activities

    Extracurricular Opportunities: 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

    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

    ESL

    ESL courses: ESL 1, ESL Proficiency, ESL Transitions

    Complete Profile

    Stuart Hall Profile 2017