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 (2023-24)

    • 150 students
    • 20 states and Washington, D.C. represented
    • 17 countries in addition to the U.S. represented
    • 81% boarding students
    • 19% day students
    • 23% U.S. students of color
    • 20% international students
  • Our Faculty

    • 30 faculty members
    • 12 additional instructors and coaches for videography, music, riding, or varsity & JV sports
    • 70% of faculty hold advanced degrees
    • 93% of faculty and administrators live on campus
    • 20% faculty of color
  • Academics

    • 69-73 courses in 6 disciplines, including 17 primary Advanced Placement and post-AP courses; Additional AP classes are offered through One Schoolhouse, an online educational partner.
    • 28 students earned AP Scholar, AP Scholar with Honor, or AP Scholar with Distinction status in 2023. Students were recognized in the National Merit Scholarship Program in recent years.
    • Inquiry-based science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) courses support the Academic Concentration program
    • The Innovation Lab, a high-tech maker space, includes drones, 3D printers, vinyl cutters, a laser cutter, a poster printer, robotics and electronics supplies, sewing machines, power tools, video and audio recording equipment, and a T-shirt press.
    • All students have full access to Adobe Creative Cloud.
  • Athletics

    • 16 interscholastic teams in 10 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, 2021)
    • IEA Regional Team Finals qualification (2015-2022)
2024 Niche Best Schools

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  • 150

  • 69 — 73

    courses in
    6 disciplines
  • 16

    athletic teams
    in 10 sports
  • 51%

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

    acre campus

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Head of School
Catherine Smylie McGehee

Natalie James Wiltshire ’95

Vice Chair
Kate Hastings ’78

David Lee P ’19

Lizann Haag Gohring ’88 

Chair, Committee on Trustees
K. Victoria (Vicki) Threlfall ’81, P ’21

J. Scott Burhoe
Eleanor Kaye Durham ’81, P ’17
Kimberley Elting ’82
Laura Rhodes Fortsch ’87, P ’19, ’22
John (Jeb) Hannum P ’25
Amanda Hartmann Healy ’98
Melanie Lozier Henke ’89
Hope Jones '82
Elizabeth (Lisa) Bard Knowles ’78
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
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.