We are a Pre-K2 to Grade 12 Independent Day School for Boys and Girls

Since 1928, Highland School, located in Warrenton, Virginia, has been preparing students for the next step in their academic journeys. With students ranging in age from two through 18 and each learning in their own way and at their own pace, those next steps mean different things to each individual. One thing is clear. No matter what the next step may be, Highland students are ready thanks to a rigorous and supportive academic program, small classroom sizes, and experienced and passionate educators.

Where Do You Fit In?

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  • Early Learning

    A fun yet structured Pre-K curriculum for our youngest learners ages 2-4.
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  • Lower School

    Building a strong academic foundation and love of learning for students in grades 1-4.
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  • Middle School

    A supportive setting that pushes students in grades 5-8 beyond their comfort zones.
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  • Upper School

    A challenging and supportive college preparatory experience for students in grades 9-12.
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A Little About Us

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  • 1928

    Highland was founded in 1928 by Dorothy Rust and Lavinia Hamilton.
  • 7 to 1

    Seven students per teacher for 2023/2024 academic year.
  • 85%

    85% of Upper School students take at least one Advanced Placement class.
  • 7

    7 International students attend our Upper School in 2023/2024.
  • 11

    We have an average of eleven students per class across all divisions.
  • 512

    Total number of students in all divisions for 2023/2024 academic year.
  • $4.5m

    This year, Highland will offer more than $4.5 million in tuition assistance.
  • 11

    Highland serves students from 11 counties. Bus service is available.


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    Highland School is a co-ed independent Pre-K2 to Grade 12 day school located in Warrenton, Virginia.