Location: St. Margaret’s School is located in Tappahannock, Virginia, on the Rappahannock River in Essex County. St. Margaret’s is approximately one hour east of Richmond and two hours southeast of Washington, DC. Click here for maps and directions.
Head of School: Lindy MacDonald Williams
Religious Affiliation: Episcopal
Enrollment: All-Girls, grades 8-12 125 Students 80% Boarding/ 20% Day 17 States 15 Countries 28% International 12% Students of Color
Academics: Average Class Size—7 Student Teacher Ratio—6:1 Faculty with Advanced Degrees—60% Faculty Living on Campus—64% Advanced Placement Courses—9 Individual Learning Support Available
St. Margaret's is accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools.
Tuition and Financial Aid: $45,400 Boarding $17,500 Day 37% of Students Receive Financial Aid $20,630 Average Financial Aid Grant
Special programs: Community Service, students provide nearly 3,500 volunteer hours to organizations in the Tappahannock area and in their home communities
International Exchanges, an option to spend a month or more studying in Australia or New Zealand at a sister school that also is named for St. Margaret of Scotland
Minimester, a two-week winter term when students can take enrichment courses or go on an educational trip. Seniors spend two weeks as an intern in a field of potential career interest through the Independent Study Program.
River Program, an emphasis that spans the curriculum, co-curriculum and residential life and exposes girls to hands-on science, water sports, and volunteer service
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