Fast Facts


Founded - 1916 by Bishop Robert Carter Jett

Location - Lynchburg, Virginia

Grades - 9th through 12th

Number of Students - 245 students

Boarders vs. Day - 163 Boarders | 82 Day

Male vs. Female - 133 Boys | 112 Girls

Percentage of International Students - 22%

Percentage Students of Color - 30%

Number of Teaching Faculty - 36

Percentage of Faculty with Advanced Degrees - 61%

Student to Teacher Ratio - 6:1

Average Class Size - 12 Students

Number of AP (Advanced Placement) Courses Offered - 16

Number of Sports Teams - 19 varsity sports; 9 JV sports; 3 club sports; strength and conditioning program

Mascot - Fighting Bishop

Number of Living Alumni - 4,568

Accreditation and Memberships
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS), Virginia Council for Private Education (VCPE), National Association for Principals of Schools for Girls (NAPSG), and The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS), the College Board, the National Association of College Admission Counselors, the College Scholarship Service, the Cum Laude Society, the Secondary School Admissions Test Board (SSATB), the Virginia Council of Private Education, and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.


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