Welcome to Powhatan School!

We invite you to visit and experience our beautiful campus. Come learn about our innovative literature-based curriculum, small classes, the NEAL program, foreign language and so much more! Teachers will be on hand to talk about what goes on in the classroom and give you a glimpse into the Powhatan Tradition. There is no better way to get a sense of what Powhatan School offers than by joining us for an Open House. All interested parents are invited to attend:


Schedule Your Personal Campus Tour!


Personal Visit:  There is no better way to get to know us than walking the campus grounds and meeting our faculty and students. We schedule personal tours on most school days Monday thru Friday at 9:45 a.m.


Call or email the Office of Admissions to schedule your tour at mikehatfield@powhatanschool.org or 540.837.1009. You may also use our online scheduling tool to register for a personal tour: CLICK HERE.


Attend an Open House!


Open House & Shadow Day Options: We encourage prospective families to spend a school day with us through our Open House & Shadow Day programs. Students are immersed in the classroom for a day with their peers, while parents visit with administrators teachers and students through a variety of programs.  R.S.V.P. required.

Open House & Shadow Day:  Friday, December 7, 2018       8:15 a.m. – noon


R.S.V.P. by calling the Office of Admissions at 540.837.1009 or register online: CLICK HERE.



Established in 1948, Powhatan School is an independent PK-8 Day School accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools and is a member of both the National Association of Independent Schools and Independent Education. Powhatan School opened the 2017-18 school year with an enrollment of 247 students. The average class size is 13 students per class with two classes per grade. Powhatan serves families in Clarke County, Frederick County, Western Loudoun County, Warren County, Winchester City and the panhandle of West Virginia.