A Pre-K 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
A team of Highland eighth graders came from behind to win the Gravity Racing Challenge at the Paul Bates Raceway in Culpeper,
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Upper School registrar runs free backyard basketball camp for young Culpeper players.
Megan Catalfamo, Highland's Director of Experiential and Service Learning, reflects on this summer's Outward Bound trip to North Carolina.
Highland sophomore shows poise as young ambassador during early morning broadcast from Old Town Warrenton.
Standout field hockey and lacrosse star honored for leadership, drive, and outstanding play over four year career
Leader of Highland's boys soccer and tennis teams recognized by Fauquier Times.
Upcoming Events All Events
  • September 2015
    • FriSep04 Faculty Work Week 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • FriSep04 New Lower School Family Orientation 9:30 AM
    • FriSep04 Lower School Meet and Greet 10:00 AM
    • MonSep07 Labor Day
    • TueSep08 School Begins - Extended Day Programs Begin 8:00 AM to 3:20 PM
    • MonSep14 Convocation 9:00 AM
    • MonSep21 Book Fair
    • TueSep22 Book Fair
    • TueSep22 Pre-K to Grade 11 School Pictures
    • TueSep22 Lower School Back to School Night 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    • WedSep23 Book Fair
    • WedSep23 Senior College Planning Night 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    • ThuSep24 Book Fair
    • FriSep25 Book Fair
    • SunSep27 New Parent Dinner 5:00 PM
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."

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."

Gabriella Saunders, Class of 2018

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

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