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Woodberry Forest School

Call: 540-672-3900
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Woodberry Forest School

At a glance

Location Woodberry Forest, VA
USA
Tuition $50,200
Grades 9-12 Students Receiving Aid 41%
Student Body Boys Total Aid Awarded $5,300,000
Student/Faculty Ratio 6:1 Endowment $309,000,000
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Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate 47%

Total Enrollment

Total Enrollment 396

Average Class Size

Average Class Size 10

Sports & Extracurriculars

Sports & Extracurriculars 33*
Average SAT Score (Math) 598
Average SAT Score (Verbal) 599
Learning Support Program?
Number of AP Programs -
ESL Offered?
IB Program Offered?

Overview

Region Richmond VA Area
Program Emphasis Boarding School
College Prep
All Grades 9-12
Grade Divisions Secondary
Religious Affiliation Nondenominational
Student Body Boys
Established 1889
Dress Code Other(Collared Shirts and Slacks)
School Setting Small Town
Campus Size (Acres) 1200
Head of School Byron C. Hulsey
Endowment $309,000,000

History

Founded in 1889, Woodberry Forest School is an all-boarding community for boys in grades nine through twelve. A Woodberry education, centered around a century-old, student-run honor system, emphasizes intellectual thoroughness and moral integrity. Our 1200-acre campus features state-of-the-art facilities and technology for academic, athletic, and artistic endeavors. All students participate in an extensive leadership development program. Our school is located in scenic Madison County, Virginia, a short drive from Washington, D.C., Charlottesville, or Richmond.

Academics

% of Faculty with Advanced Degrees 74%
Faculty with doctorate 5
Faculty with masters 31
Student/Faculty ratio 6:1
Average Class Size 10

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 396
Boys 396
% Boys/Girls 100%/0%
Boarding Students 396
International
Canada
China
Germany
Korea
Mexico
Netherlands
Other (Bahamas, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Finland, Hong Kong, Myanmar, South Africa, Vietnam)
United States
Alabama
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
Dist. of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Idaho
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Mississippi
Missouri
Nevada
New Jersey
New York
North Carolina
Ohio
Pennsylvania
South Carolina
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Majority of students come from Southeast
% of Students of Color 13%
% of International Students 9%

Admission

E-mail wfsadmissions@woodberry.org
Web Address www.woodberry.org
Director of Admission J. Harrison Stuart
Admission Application Apply to Woodberry Forest School
Application Required Yes
Application Fee Amount 50
Application Deadline(s) January 15
Financial Aid Deadline(s) January 15
Financial Aid Awarded $5,300,000
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid 41%
Acceptance Rate 47%
Total Applicants 382
Admissions Selectivity Selective
Admissions Yield 66%
Admission Tests Accepted
SSAT
Boarding Student Tuition $50,200

College Placement Office

Average SAT I Scores (Math) 598
Average SAT I Scores (Verbal) 599
Average SAT I Scores (Writing) 599
Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
Recent College Matriculations University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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% of Graduates Who Attend College 100%

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

Athletics
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
other (Indoor Climbing)
soccer
squash
swimming
tennis
track and field
wrestling
Recreational Sports
fishing
fitness
hiking
kayaking
martial arts
outdoor club/skills
riflery
rock climbing
volleyball
weight lifting
Extra-Curricular Activities
A Capella
Community Service Program
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Honor Council
International Club
Literary Magazine
Newspaper
Student Publications
Tour Guides
Yearbook

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Phone 540-672-3900
Address 898 Woodberry Forest Rd - Woodberry Forest, VA 22989 USA
Website www.woodberry.org 
Email wfsadmissions@woodberry.org 
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