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Virtual Admissions Office

We understand the challenges and stresses of this unprecedented time and strive to ensure that we are able to assist families with the enrollment process for the coming year. We are trying to balance being compassionate towards students and parent, while upholding our academic standards during admission.

On this page you will find a number of resources to learn more about Powhatan School and our approach to Distance Learning. Take a ‘Virtual Tour’ of campus or explore our School Blog posts as we reflect on the unique learning opportunities across grade levels.

The Admissions Office continues to work with individual families on a rolling basis, please contact Mr. Hatfield at mikehatfield@powhatanschool.org or simply click on the button below and fill out the contact form for us to reach out to you. Complete the contact form and we will follow up with multiple options for you to connect with us. We are using email, phone and Zoom meetings to find a way to best communicate with you.

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How can I contact the Admissions Office while the school is closed?

Fill out our online contact form below and we will get in contact with you to find out how to best get in touch with you!

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Are campus tours offered during the shut down?

With a state-wide COVID-19 quarantine in effect, our physical campus is currently closed. However, we would love to have you visit campus this summer when we are out from under the quarantine. In the meantime, get a glimpse of our campus by clicking on the Virtual Tour block at the top of the page.

Is Powhatan School currently accepting new students for next fall?

Yes, we continue to work with families even while the physical campus is closed.

We understand the challenges and stresses of this unprecedented time and strive to ensure that families can enroll for the coming year. We are trying to balance being compassionate towards students and parent, while upholding our academic standards during admission. The Admissions Office continues to work with individual families on a rolling basis, please contact Mr. Hatfield at mikehatfield@powhatanschool.org or simply click on the button below and fill out the contact form for us to reach out to you.

What does the admissions process look like now?

We are working with each individual family to assess the materials needed to complete an admissions decision. Our current virtual process consists of:

  1. Submit the online Application for Admission.
  2. Submit report cards and any testing documentation you have available.
  3. Complete an online live interview with the Admissions Office.
  4. Possible on-campus admissions/placement assessment in the summer.

 

Blog Posts: Explore Distance Learning

Outdoor Inspiration: Sixth Grade Art

September 4th, 2020|Comments Off on Outdoor Inspiration: Sixth Grade Art

    Inspired by his visit to see David Rogers' Big Bugs exhibit now showing at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, Mr. Royston decided to replicate the artwork with sixth grade on a smaller [...]

The Mobile Library

September 2nd, 2020|Comments Off on The Mobile Library

Mrs. Weis, the school librarian, walks us through her creative solution for getting books to Lower School (PK-4) students while...

Science on the Crocker Conservancy

September 1st, 2020|Comments Off on Science on the Crocker Conservancy

    The Pendulum Swing   "One of our first unit of study in fourth grade science is an introduction to the Scientific Method," explains Mrs. Coutts, the Lower School Science Teacher. Students explore the [...]

Head of School Communication (7/31/20)

August 1st, 2020|Comments Off on Head of School Communication (7/31/20)

Thirty days into my interim assignment, I could not be more impressed with and grateful to my colleagues for their resilience and their care for Powhatan. In meetings focused on preparing for the start of school on August 26th, in...

Fall 2020: On-Campus, In-Person & Five Days a Week

July 15th, 2020|Comments Off on Fall 2020: On-Campus, In-Person & Five Days a Week

  Learn More About Powhatan School!     We plan to begin school – five days a week – with all students on campus starting Wednesday, August 26, 2020. We intend to conduct a full [...]

Top-10 Video Countdown: #1

July 10th, 2020|Comments Off on Top-10 Video Countdown: #1

At 732 views, the video is our most popular for 2020...