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  • ERB Scores: Top 90th Percentile in Reading, Math & Vocabulary

    The annual release of ERB data shows average scores from the 2015 graduating class were outstanding. The class median score came in at 98th percentile nationally on vocabulary scores, 97th percentile in Reading Comprehension and 97th percentile in Math. This exemplary news is revealed as Powhatan School released assessment results in the…

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  • The Season of Gratitude

    Powhatan School is so fortunate to have such widespread support of parents, grandparents, alumni, friends and faculty. With your help to date, our Curiosity Ignited Capital Campaign to elevate STEM programming has propelled our Science and NEAL instruction in the Lower School through the addition of a Lower School STEM…

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  • Top-7 Blog Posts from 2015

    The Powhatan Pulse is a fun way to meet our faculty and view our classrooms online. This fall there have been approximately 4,891 page views since September 1st. During that time there were 33 new blog posts from the current school year. We gathered a few of our most popular blog…

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  • Top-5 Videos: Fall 2015

    Did you know that the Powhatan School YouTube page has 45,511 views as of 12/20/2015? Let’s review the Top-5 videos from this fall, selected by number of views…

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  • A Tribute to Beverly Edwards

    Our Bev Edwards, Our Powhatan Friend Written by Dick Bell Bev Edwards appeared in many roles at Powhatan School. We first met her as Mom when Kenan began school. Bev was always cordial, exquisitely polite, good with a laugh, and an attentive listener. Soon she was the wife of a…

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  • Carol Sing 2015

    Our traditional Carol Sing will be held on Friday, December 18, 2015 10:00 a.m. Henkel Activities Center Carol Sing Our traditional Carol Sing will be held on Friday, December 18, 2015 10:00 a.m. Henkel Activities Center You are encouraged to bring family and friends to this fabulous event! The children…

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  • Military Honors for former Headmaster Donald E.W. Niemann

    The Niemann family invites the Powhatan community to attend a ceremony with military honors for their parents, former Headmaster Donald E.W. Niemann and his wife, Cornelia. Their ashes will be inurned at Arlington National Cemetery on Friday, December 4th at 11:00 am. Those wishing to attend the ceremony will need…

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  • Shakespeare Week at Powhatan School

    It is Shakespeare Week at Powhatan! Please be sure to join us as the eighth grade presents Comedy of Errors on Friday. Traditions and rituals help cement a school’s identity, while signaling what a school values. This tradition has been a part of the school since the early 1960s, and…

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  • The Mile Run at Hill School: 68 Runners set Personal Best Times

    The Athletic Department is extremely proud of the performances of our fourth – eighth graders at the Annual Mile Run this past Tuesday at Hill School. Powhatan had 121 runners participate this year with 68 runners setting personal best times (56%). All of our runners are commended for such a…

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  • Off to College: Class of 2011

        Congratulations to the Class of 2011! The faculty, staff and entire Powhatan community wish you the very best! The Powhatan School Class of 2011 will continue their education this fall at the following Colleges & Universities: Do you recognize the Powhatan alumna in this #princetagram? College of Charleston*…

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  • Leave a Message for Mr. Bell

    Mr. Bell has been a member of the Powhatan faculty since 1973, and began directing the Shakespeare play in 1982 with the production of The Tempest. Leave a message for Mr. Bell “Working with Mr. Bell was the highlight of my acting career at Powhatan.  Performing in the annual Shakespeare…

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  • Join Us! Admissions Open House (Nov. 6)

    We learn not for school, but for life.   Welcome to Powhatan School! We invite you to visit and experience a day at Powhatan School! Join us and learn about our innovative literature-based curriculum, small classes, the NEAL program, our STEM initiatives, foreign languages and so much more! Teachers will…

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