Affordability: Financial Aid

At Blue Ridge School, we believe that the greatest investment you can make for your son is in his education, and our Admissions Office team stands by to help you consider our admission and financial aid processes. Contact our Senior Director of Admissions Jamie Miller at He will be happy to answer your questions.

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Using Technology in History Class

Having been an educator here at Blue Ridge School for the past sixteen years, Matt Bennett has seen the myriad ways in which technology has revolutionized teaching. As his 10th grade Modern European History class started to study the Age of Exploration, Mr. Bennett wanted to highlight that lesson with a compelling project that combined the lessons of history with the technological innovations of today.

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Learning a Foreign Language

Learning a foreign language requires a holistic approach and should be meaningful, engaging and fun. I vary my teaching techniques as not all students learn alike. I believe everyone is capable of learning a foreign language as daunting as that may seem.

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The PSAT: Why you shouldn’t take it lightly.

Most college bound students and their families are familiar with the SAT and understand the importance of being successful on the SAT test. You know the test that is required by most colleges and universities for admissions consideration? The one that students and families stress out about from the very beginning of a student’s high school experience? Don’t worry, this post isn’t about that test.  It’s about another equally important test that many students do not even think to prepare for.

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Condemnation of the Violence in Charlottesville

This weekend’s violence and words of hatred in Charlottesville have profoundly saddened and disturbed the Blue Ridge School community. I write today to condemn the acts of violence, hate and intolerance that we witnessed over the weekend.

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Thoughts and Prayers for the Charlottesville Community

We are shocked and disheartened at the news from Charlottesville, a peaceful university town twenty miles from our campus.

Our prayers go out to the family and friends of those individuals hurt in this unusual event for the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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