Oak Hill Academy:
Oak Hill Academy is a non-military, Baptist-affiliated, co-educational boarding / day high school that provides college preparatory education for grades 8-12. Nestled in the centre of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, we are approximately 1.5 miles from the village of Mouth of Wilson in Grayson County, Virginia, 80 minutes drive west of Galax and 45 minutes south of Marion, VA. We are easily accessible from interstate 77. At Oak Hill, 95% of graduates go on to college, and we are fully accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools. We accept year-round applications.
Oak Hill Academy is fully accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools. The Academy is also a member of the National Association of Independent Schools, the Southern Association of Independent Schools, the Association of Boarding Schools and the Small Boarding School Association. We are also recognized by the Virginia Council for Private Education. Oak Hill Academy is approved by the Virginia Department of Education and by the United States government for the teaching of foreign students.
Since 1878, Oak Hill Academy has transformed the lives of hundreds of unmotivated students. Our safe, nurturing environment combines structure with self-reliance, and discipline with discovery. Challenging academics, small class sizes, attentive staff, and a close-knit community are ideal for domestic and international students alike.
Our boarding school combines structure with self-reliance, discipline with discovery and a firm hand with a warm heart. Our curriculum challenges the brightest student and encourages those who are unmotivated or experiencing difficulty in their school setting.
Oak Hill Academy is committed to excellence in education and adolescent development in a non-military setting. The mission of Oak Hill Academy is to provide a safe, secure, nurturing environment for girls and boys needing a change in school, peer, community or family relationships. Oak Hill seeks to provide a structured college preparatory program to students in Grades 8-12.
Oak Hill's curriculum challenges the brightest student and encourages those who are unmotivated, underachievers or experiencing difficulty in their school setting.
The faculty of Oak Hill Academy is accredited to teach in their assigned areas, with over half possessing a masters degree. We have teachers ranging from their first year of tenure to 24 years of experience on "the hill." Our faculty view their jobs here in direct relation to the mission of the school.
- College preparatory education
- Subjects include: English, Language, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Business, Fine Arts, Physical Education, Non-Departmental Electives and Microsoft IT Academy.
- Oak Hill is an official SAT, ACT, and PSAT testing site (our international students are transported to a nearby testing site for the TOEFL several times throughout the year).
Additionally: SAT Preparatory course and Athletics program.
- Male students are housed in four dormitories with a total capacity of 110, with apartments for resident managers located in each building.
- The Hough Dormitory accommodates 98 girls in two-room suites, with three apartments for resident managers.
"The biggest thing I’ve learned here is not to underestimate myself. In public school, I’d quit if I didn’t understand something. Here, I put forth effort and get things done. I’ve become more mature and more responsible. I have more confidence in myself. I’ve grown up a lot here."
- S. Slocum, Senior, Charlotte, NC.
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|Address: 2635 Oak Hill Road, Mouth of Wilson, 24363-3004 , Charlottesville, Virginia , USA|
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