2017-18 School Profile

 

GRADES:

Pre-Kindergarten through grade eight

Private Schools Winchester VAENROLLMENT:

247 students

48% female / 52% Male

Powhatan serves families in Virginia and the panhandle of West Virginia. Counties in Virginia include: Clarke County, Fauquier County, Frederick County, Western Loudoun County, Shenandoah County, Warren County, and Winchester City.

HEAD OF SCHOOL:

Susan C. Scarborough

BUDGET:

$4 million

FACILITIES:

56,500 square feet, valued at $7.5 million

CAMPUS:

64 acres

SCHOLARSHIP AID:

Nearly 20% of the student body receives need-based tuition assistance.

STUDENT/TEACHER RATIO:

8:1

CLASS SIZE:

Class sizes in the Lower School and Upper School range from eleven to fifteen students per section with an average class size of thirteen students. There are two sections at each grade level, with a maximum class size of sixteen students.

FACULTY:

There are 32 full-time faculty, all of whom hold undergraduate degrees and more than fifty percent of the faculty hold masters or doctoral degrees in their field of study.

ACADEMIC CALENDAR:

The school year is divided into three trimesters of approximately eleven weeks each. A report card is issued at the end of each trimester, and parents are formally updated about their child’s progress at the end of each marking period (approximately every 5½ weeks). The school year is comprised of 178 teaching days.

HIGH SCHOOL MATRICULATION:

Powhatan School serves families from three states covering eight different public school districts. Our rigorous curriculum prepares students for success at the next level, providing a strong foundation for entering honors and AP programs. Each year roughly 60% of our graduates will go on to attend public high schools in the region, while 40% attend Independent Schools. Over the past four years, Powhatan graduates have matriculated to the following schools:

Click to view the Class of 2017
Click to view the Class of 2016
Click to view the Class of 2015
Click to view the Class of 2014
Click to view the Class of 2013
Click to view the Class of 2012
Click to view the Class of 2011

SAT SCORES:

The school recently completed a survey in the fall of 2016 to gather data from the Class of 2012. One of the measurements in the survey included self-reported SAT scores. The Class of 2012 consists of those students who are currently enrolled in their first year of college this fall. Results are below:

 

SAT

Scores 

 Powhatan Class of 2012 SAT Mean Score:

Virginia Public  School SAT    Mean Score:

 National SAT     Mean Score:

  NAIS School     SAT Mean Score:

Critical Reading:

660

512

496

588

Math:

670

511

514

602

Writing:

640

494

488

590

TOTAL:

1970

1517

1498

1780

*national data from the 2012-13 NAIS SAT Results  released in November of 2013.

COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY MATRICULATION:

Class of 2013
Class of 2012
Class of 2011
Class of 2010
Class of 2009
Class of 2008
Class of 2007

ACCREDITATION:

Powhatan is fully accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools and holds memberships with the Elementary School Center, the National Association of Independent Schools, the Virginia Association of Independent Schools, the Virginia Math League, the Educational Records Bureau, and the National Science Teachers Association.

 

 

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