Foxcroft at a Glance

Everything we do is curriculum

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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 (2022-23)

    • 165 students
    • 21 states and Washington, D.C. represented
    • 17 countries in addition to the U.S. represented
    • 82% boarding students
    • 18% day students
    • 21% U.S. students of color
    • 21% international students
  • Our Faculty

    • 32 faculty members
    • 10 additional instructors and coaches for videography, riding, or varsity & JV sports
    • 28 master's, doctoral, and law degrees held by faculty
    • 88% of faculty and administrators live on campus
    • 19% faculty and staff of color
  • Academics

    • 72-76 courses in 6 disciplines
    • 16+ AP offerings & 5+ post-AP offerings*
    • 25 students earned AP Scholar, AP Scholar with Honor, or AP Scholar with Distinction status in 2021
    • 2 students were recognized in the National Merit Scholarship Program in 2021
    • Inquiry-based science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) courses support the Academic Concentration program
    • The Innovation Lab is a high-tech maker space and available to all students
    • All students have full access to Adobe Creative Cloud, which includes Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, and more

      *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, 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) & Reserve Champions (2020)
    • IEA Regional Team Finals qualification (2015-2020)

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  • 165

  • 72 — 76

    courses in
    6 disciplines
  • 16

    athletic teams
    in 9 sports
  • 49%

    of students receive
    need-based and/or
    merit-based aid
  • 500

    acre campus

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Head of School
Catherine Smylie McGehee

Kate Hastings ’78

Vice Chair
Natalie James Wiltshire ’95

David Lee P ’19

Lizann Haag Gohring ’88 

Chair, Committee on Trustees
Elizabeth (Lisa) Bard Knowles ’78

J. Scott Burhoe
Eleanor Kaye Durham ’81, P ’17
Kimberley Elting ’82
Laura Rhodes Fortsch ’87, P ’19, ’22
Elizabeth Hanbidge ’00
Amanda Hartmann Healy ’98
Hope Jones '82
Lester Levy P ’23
Jeanette Jones Moore ’88
Nicole Munoz P ’23, ’24
Elizabeth Lester Piotraschke ’88
Andrea Ewing Reid ’80
Bernadette Schuetz Russell ’03
K. Victoria (Vicki) Threlfall ’81, P ’21
Kassinda Usher ’93
Kiah Williams ’95
Sheldon Gerry Withers ’61

Non-Discrimination Statement

Foxcroft School 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, or 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.