Foxcroft at a Glance

“The Learning Center has been an incredible resource and advocate for me during my time here. The Director can help determine your learning style and show you techniques to improve your study habits based on how you learn best.”

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  • Foxcroft School

    • Girls' boarding and day school
    • Founded in 1914 by Charlotte
      Haxall Noland
    • Grades 9-12 and postgraduate
    • Located in Middleburg, Virginia
      (43 miles from Washington, D.C.)
    • 500-acre campus
  • Our Students (2019-20)

    • 175 students
    • 24 states, Puerto Rico, and Washington, D.C.
    • 12 countries in addition to the U.S.
    • 73% boarding students
    • 27% day students
    • 18% U.S. students of color
    • 17% international students
  • Our Faculty

    • 32 faculty members
    • 8 additional instructors and coaches of riding, yoga, or varsity & JV sports
    • 23 master's, doctoral, and law degrees held by faculty
    • 86% of faculty and administrators live on campus
    • 16% faculty and staff of color
  • Academics

    • 75 courses in 6 disciplines
    • 16 Advanced Placement (AP) classes

      Additional AP and regular classes offered through online educational partner One Schoolhouse
  • Athletics

    • 17 interscholastic teams in 11 sports,
      including riding
    • VISAA Division II Champions, Girls Lacrosse (2014, 2015)
    • VISAA Division II Runners-up, Girls Field Hockey (2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2018)
    • VISAA Division II Runners-up, Girls Lacrosse (2013, 2016)
    • IEA Hunt Seat National Upper School Team Finals, 10th (2014)
    • IEA Regional Team Champions (2019)
    • IEA Regional Team Finals qualification (2015-2019)

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  • 175

  • 43 mi

    outside of
    Washington, D.C.
  • 75

    courses in
    6 disciplines
  • 17

    athletic teams
    in 11 sports
  • >30%

    students receive
    financial aid

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Head of School
Catherine Smylie McGehee


Anne Michele Lyons Kuhns ’87

Vice Chair
Katherine Hastings ’78

David Lee P ’19

Karla H. Evans P ’06, ’14

J. Scott Burhoe
Carol Der Garry ’79
Eleanor Kaye Durham ’81, P ’17
Lauren Edgerton
Laura Rhodes Fortsch ’87, P ’19, ’22
Lizann Haag Gohring ’88
Mercedes Rudkin Gotwald ’72,
   P ’10, ’12 
Elizabeth Hanbidge ’00
Elizabeth Hazard ’82
Amanda Hartmann Healy ’98
Hope Jones '82
Elizabeth (Lisa) Bard Knowles ’78
David D. MacDonald P ’12, ’14, ’19
Elizabeth Lester Piotraschke ’88
Michele M. Velchik P ’11
Susan Wilford P ’12
Natalie James Wiltshire ’95

  • CampHighroad

    Senior Class Trip to Camp Highroad

  • "Foxstock" Music Festival

  • Aerial Campus

    Aerial Video of Campus

  • Thames River (Elka Cloke) - Hayden E. '21

    Poetry Recitation Contest & Chimera Contest Winners — Paul K. Bergan Poetry Festival


Non-Discrimination Statement

Foxcroft, an all-girls school in Virginia, admits students of any race, color, religion, national, and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the School. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national, or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions, financial aid policies, loan programs, athletics, and other school-administered programs.
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An all-girls boarding and day school in Northern Virginia, Foxcroft prepares young women in grades 9-12 for success in college and in life. Our outstanding academic program offers challenging courses, including Advanced Placement classes and an innovative STEM program. Our premiere equestrian program is nationally recognized, and our athletic teams have won conference and state championships. Experience the best in girls' boarding schools: visit Foxcroft.