A Pre-K2 to Grade 12 independent day school in Warrenton, Virginia

What makes you unique? That’s often a difficult question for young students to answer. At Highland, we give you all the tools, resources, opportunities, and support you’ll need to find out.

Read more about what sets Highland School – and its students – apart 

At Highland School, a Pre-K to Grade 12 independent school located in the heart of Warrenton, Virginia, that’s one of the questions that drives us every day. We work tirelessly to make sure that every student has every opportunity to find out what makes him or her unique in an academically challenging yet supportive environment. 

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School News All News
Recently, Dr. Ella (Miller) Mantiply '09 addressed our Winter All School Gathering in the Upper School gym. Dr. Mantiply, who recently earned a PhD in Physical Therapy, invited students to seize all the opportunities that Highland offers.
Tour the Highland campus, meet our students and educators, and learn more about our Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12 programs on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 1:00pm in the Center for the Arts.
On January 20, Abbey Wills '18 earned 2017 TOPSoccer Buddy of the Year honors at the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala held in Philadelphia, PA.
Highland athletic results and stories featured in the local news from 2/3 to 2/17.
Nick Ruddle '22 to represent Highland School at All-District Band in Winchester on Saturday, February 3 at Millwood High School at 3:00 p.m.
Highland athletic results and stories featured in the local news from 1/3 to 1/30.
Upcoming Events All Events
  • March 2018
    • ThuMar01 Eighth Grade Move Up Days
    • FriMar09 Sweeney Todd 7:00 PM
    • SatMar10 Sweeney Todd 7:00 PM
    • SunMar11 Pre-K to Grade 12 Open Hose 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • SunMar11 Seeney Todd 3:00 PM
    • FriMar16 First Grade Play 1:30 PM
    • FriMar16 Sweeney Todd 7:00 PM
    • SatMar17 Sweeney Todd 7:00 PM
    • WedMar21 Fifth Grade Play 2:30 PM
    • FriMar23 Spring Break Begins
  • April 2018
    • MonApr02 Faculty Work Day (No Classes)
    • TueApr03 Divisional Workday
    • WedApr04 Classes Resume
    • SatApr07 Father/Daughter Dance 7:00 PM
    • SatApr14 Highland Auction 5:30 PM to 11:00 PM
HERE’S WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT HIGHLAND:
Student Testimonial #2

"I was attracted to Highland's small class sizes, high-quality academics, and diverse opportunities for student growth – not only inside the classroom but far beyond as well."

Highland Upper School Student

Student Testimonial #1

"I love the small class sizes at Highland. Everyone seems more closely connected than other schools I have attended."

Highland Upper School student

New Parent Testimonial #4

"Highland delivers exactly what they promise. They deliver the best education geared toward each individual student."

New Highland Parent

New Parent Testimonial #5

"The whole student is not complete without the arts. We would not be fulfilling our mission as a school if we didn't have a robust arts program that served the entire student."

Michael Hughes, Highland's Artistic Director

New Parent Testimonial #3

"Lots of schools say it, but Highland School means it – not only do they nurture the whole child, but they appreciate each child's individuality."

New Highland Parent

This Fall, Monica Livingston addressed students as the keynote speaker for this year's Leadership Conference in The Rice Theater. Monica is a former professional football player for the DC Divas and an inspiring motivational speaker.
Recently, fives students and one teacher delivered this year's round of 'This I Believe' speeches to classmates, faculty, and family in The Rice Theater.
Middle School is a unique time. Students are going through so many changes it can be hard to keep up. Challenges can come in the classroom, from peers, and from family. Our educational experts help our students make sense of what's happening while preparing them for the next steps in their academic journeys.
Recently, Dr. Ella (Miller) Mantiply '09 addressed our Winter All School Gathering in the Upper School gym. Dr. Mantiply, who recently earned a PhD in Physical Therapy, invited students to seize all the opportunities that Highland offers.
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