Powhatan School believes that successful education creates lifelong learners who use their knowledge, creativity, and skills to be confident students in an ever-changing world.
We believe strongly in a PK-8 educational environment. The learning opportunities when elementary and middle school students attend classes together on the same campus are many and invaluable. Read more
Powhatan’s Lower School (PK-5) provides a safe, nurturing environment where a firm foundation of academic, interpersonal, athletic, and cultural skills is built for each student.
Consisting of grades six to eight, with each grade divided into two sections of up to sixteen students, the Upper School seeks to prepare students to be academically successful at the high school level as well as socially skilled, community minded, and civically and environmentally responsible.
This Admissions section serves as your resource for learning more about the inquiry and application process, and is designed to help guide you in your decision-making regarding Powhatan School and independent schools in general.
Powhatan School is committed to providing students the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds related to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).
The NEAL program is a unique part of the Powhatan educational experience. In 2011 Powhatan was honored as being named a “Green School” by the VAIS Independent School ‘Go Green Challenge.”
Powhatan School is grateful to the following community partners for their generous support of our largest fundraising events this year, “An Evening with Mark Kelly” and our “Spring Bid Auction”.
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