Best Private School – Winchester Star Awards 2021

We are proud to announce that Powhatan School was recognized as the Best Private School in the region in the annual Best of Winchester Awards. Winners were announced on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 in a Special Edition of The Winchester Star.

“This award really goes to our students, parents, faculty and all the supporters of our school community,” commented Mr. Jay Briar, the Head of School. “Especially this year, with all of the unknowns and challenges we’ve faced head on, I’m extremely proud and grateful to be a part of this fantastic school. We would like to thank everyone who voted.”

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Powhatan School was also recognized by Virginia Living Magazine as a Top K-8 Private School in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The innovative Virtual Reality (VR) experiences on campus were highlighted in a piece highlighting unique learning experiences at schools across the state.

Established in 1948, Powhatan School is an independent PK-8 private school accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS) and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS). Powhatan School will open the the 2021-22 school year with an enrollment of 246 students. Powhatan serves families in Clarke County, Frederick County, Western Loudoun County, Warren County, Winchester City and the panhandle of West Virginia.

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Best Private School Winchester Star Awards 2021