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.
Highland athletic results and stories featured in the local news from 8/29 to 9/5
Highland athletic results and stories featured in the local news from 5/1 to 5/30
The Middle School will be presenting Peter Pan Jr. in The Rice Theater for three shows on Tuesday, May 4, Friday, May 5, and Sunday, May 7, 2017!
Give Local Piedmont on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 is a unique opportunity to help Highland School earn matching funds through this annual day of giving. Every donation of $10 or more will help us earn prizes and matching funds!
Two great service opportunities coming up next week in the Family Service days and the Enkijape Rummage Sale.
Upcoming Events All Events
  • September 2017
    • WedSep27 Middle School Back to School Night 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    • FriSep29 25th Annual Highland Classic Golf Tournament
  • October 2017
    • WedOct04 Upper School Back to School Night 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
    • ThuOct05 Mother/Son Event 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    • FriOct06 Professional Day - No Classes
    • MonOct09 Columbus Day
    • TueOct10 Spirit Week Begins
    • WedOct11 College Financial Aid Planning Night 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    • FriOct13 Spirit Week Ends
    • SatOct14 Homecoming
    • WedOct18 Middle School Open House 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • SunOct22 Leadership Donor Event 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • ThuOct26 End of First Quarter
    • FriOct27 Faculty Work Day - No Classes
    • MonOct30 Andrew P Winfree Sporting Clays Event
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

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.
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.
Cecilia Zugel '17 worked with local videographer Levi Magyar to write, shoot, and edit this fun and insightful promotional video for 'Hidden Julles,' a locally owned restaurant in Warrenton.
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