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
Each year, Highland's Founders Scholarships recognize Highland's best and brightest. Since its inception, Founders Scholarship recipients have gone on to some of the country's most selective colleges and universities. Alumni often return to campus to share their experiences with our current students.
Each year, Highland's Founders Scholarships recognize Highland's best and brightest. Since its inception, Founders Scholarship recipients have gone on to some of the country's most selective colleges and universities. Alumni often return to campus to share their experiences with our current students.
Check out the 2020 Virtual Paddleraiser video. This year, we're supporting the Faculty Fellowships that helped Highland School's teachers move so quickly and effectively to online learning. Inspired by our teachers and their commitment to our students? Make a gift at any level now at www.highlandauction.org. Thanks!
Join us in the first-ever virtual auction benefiting Highland's faculty and students. This year's online auction runs from Wednesday, April 15 to Saturday, April 18, 2020. Learn more and bid online at www.highlandauction.org!
This year's new summer programs offering are now online and ready for sign-ups. Check out all the great new camps and returning favorites!
Highland athletic results and stories featured in the local news from 3/1 to 3/7.
Upcoming Events All Events
  • June 2020
    • MonJun01 Faculty Work Day - No Classes
    • SatJun06 8th Grade Closing Ceremony 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • MonJun08 Faculty Work Day - No Classes
    • FriJun12 Class of 2020 Graduation 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • July 2020
    • WedJul08 Summer Open House 10:00 AM to 12:00 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 in the classroom but beyond as well."

Highland Upper School Student

Student Testimonial #1

"I love the small class sizes. Everyone seems more closely connected than other schools I've attended."

Highland Upper School student

New Parent Testimonial #4

"Highland delivers exactly what they promise. They deliver the best education personalized to 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

Check out the 2020 Virtual Paddleraiser video. This year, we're supporting the Faculty Fellowships that helped Highland School's teachers move so quickly and effectively to online learning. Inspired by our teachers and their commitment to our students? Make a gift at any level now at www.highlandauction.org. Thanks!
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.
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