Christchurch School

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  • Located along the Rappahannock River which acts as a living classroom where students learn about geography, ecology, history, culture and environmental stewardship
  • 212 students; 28% international; average class size 13 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

What's special?

Nationally ranked Sailing team | Marine Science | State-of-the-art science center

100% including: Cornell University Lehigh University The College of William and Mary Wake Forest University University of Virginia

Fast facts

1921
Four seasons, moderate snow in winter
Coed 212 (9-12) students
28% international students
13, Student/faculty ratio: 6:1
35 , 70% with advanced degrees
100%
Yes
Yes
9-12
Washington, D.C. (IAD) Or Richmond, VA (RIC)
Episcopal
No

Academics

Marking system & graduation requirements add

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)

Graduation Requirements:

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

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

Special programs, programs of study... add

ACT Scores

Average ACT score: N/A

SAT Scores

Average SAT score: 1629

Accreditation

Christchurch School is accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools

Arts add

Studio Arts, Chorus, Music, Theater, Visual Arts
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Athletics

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Sailing
  • Soccer
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Volleyball

Campus features

Located along the Rappahannock River which acts as a living classroom where students learn about geography, ecology, history, culture and environmental stewardship. The 125 acre (50 hectare) campus includes 3 dormitories (7 halls), 5 academic buildings, 2 administration buildings, 2 gymnasiums, 1 multi-purpose facility, 1 chapel, 3 athletic fields, 6 tennis courts, 1 large recreational pier and 1 sailing pavilion.

Extracurricular activities

  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters
  • Blue & Orange Team
  • Inclusivity Council
  • International Student Liaisons
  • Judicial Council
  • Prefects
  • Seahorse Society
  • Student Activity Council
  • Sustainability Council
Chinese, Spanish

Admissions Requirements

3.0

85 iBT or SSAT

Required or TOEFL

SKYPE

Rolling

ETS 1634

Estimated Costs

$49,050

$8,500 ESL
$2,100 Student Account
$1,596 Tuition Refund Insurance
$500 Books
$2,100 Health Insurance

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