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  • The Steward School

    At a glance
    Founded in 1972, The Steward School is a private school in Richmond, Virginia that serves boys and girls in junior kindergarten through grade 12. With a college-preparatory curriculum, small classes, individual attention, extracurricular enterprises, and an in-school tutoring program, Steward is designed to help students reach their educational goals—all while harnessing their individual abilities through athletics, fine arts, community service, and interest clubs. Additionally, Steward offers after-school care, summer camps, interdisciplinary projects, and innovative minimesters with internship and travel abroad opportunities, allowing for a personalized educational experience.

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  • School Year

    August 30, 2021 - June 2, 2022
  • School-Day Hours

    • Lower School: 8 a.m. - 3:10 p.m.
    • Middle and Upper School: 8 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.
  • Tuition and Affordability

    • The average Variable Tuition rate for K-12 students in 2020-21 was $13,698.
    • A tuition reduction of more than $2.8 million is given each year.
    • Merit awards are available for new Upper School students.
    • The Debbie Robson Merit Scholarship provides four years of full Upper School tuition to one rising ninth grader who is new to Steward each year.
    • Standard Tuition 2021-22
      • Junior Kindergarten (full-day): $17,460
      • Grades K-5: $24,710
      • Grades 6-8: $26,600
      • Grades 9-12: $28,070
  • Awards and Recognition

    Richmond Times-Dispatch
    Top Workplaces
    '16, '17, '18, '19, '20, '21, '22

    Virginia Living
    Top Schools
    '13, '15, '16, '17, '18, '19, '20, '22

    Richmond Magazine
    The Best in Education
    '13, '14, '15 (no longer awarded)

    Style Weekly
    Family Favorites
    '14, '15, '20

    Best Private K-12 Schools in America
    '18, '21

    Best Private High Schools in America
    '18, '20

    Most Diverse Private High Schools in America
    '19, '21
  • Memberships and Accreditation

    Steward is accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS), the Southern Associations of Independent Schools (SAIS), and the Virginia Council for Private Education (VCPE).

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  • College Acceptances for the Class of 2021

    Steward's seniors are accepted to impressive colleges and universities across the country.

    Allegheny College
    Alma College
    American University
    Appalachian State
    Auburn University
    Bard College
    Barnard College
    Belmont University
    Boston University
    Bridgewater College
    Bryn Mawr College
    Campbell University
    Carnegie Mellon University
    Case Western Reserve University
    Castleton University
    Christopher Newport Univ. (5)
    Clarkson University
    Cleveland Institute of Art
    Coastal Carolina University
    College of Charleston
    College of William & Mary
    College of Wooster
    Davidson College
    DePaul University
    Drew University
    Duquesne University
    East Carolina University
    Eastern Mennonite University
    Elon University (3)
    Emory & Henry College
    Emory University
    Evergreen State University
    Florida State University
    Franklin & Marshall College
    Furman University
    Gannon University
    George Mason University
    Georgetown University
    Georgia Southern University
    Hampden-Sydney College
    Hampton University
    Hawaii Pacific University
    High Point University
    Hofstra University
    Hollins University
    Hood College
    Howard University
    James Madison University (6)
    Kenyon College
    Lafayette College
    Lehigh University
    Liberty University
    Longwood University
    Loyola Marymount University (CA)
    Macalaster College
    Marymount University
    McDaniel College
    Mercer University
    Miami University Oxford
    Mississippi State University
    Morgan State University
    Muhlenberg College
    New York University
    North Carolina A&T University
    Notre Dame University
    Oberlin College
    Oglethorpe University
    Old Dominion University
    Radford University
    Randolph-Macon College
    Roanoke College (3)
    Rochester Institute of Technology
    Rollins College
    Roosevelt University
    Rutgers University
    Saint Francis University
    Salisbury University
    Scripps College
    Sewanee: The University of the South
    Shenandoah University
    Southern Methodist University
    Syracuse University
    Temple University
    Texas Christian University
    The New School
    The Pennsylvania State University
    Towson University
    Tulane University
    University of Alabama (4)
    University of British Columbia
    University of California Irvine
    University of California San Diego
    University of California Santa Barbara
    University of California Santa Cruz
    University of Colorado Boulder
    University of Delaware
    University of Denver
    University of Georgia
    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
    University of Kentucky
    University of Lynchburg
    University of Mary Washington (3)
    University of Maryland, College Park
    University of Miami
    University of Michigan
    University of Mississippi
    University of Montana
    University of Nebraska
    University of New Hampshire
    University of North Carolina at Asheville
    University of North Carolina at Charlotte
    University of North Carolina Wilmington
    University of Pittsburgh
    University of Richmond
    University of San Diego
    University of South Carolina
    University of Southern California
    University of St Andrews (Scotland)
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    University of Utah
    University of Vermont
    University of Virginia (6)
    University of Washington
    University of Wisconsin
    University of Wyoming
    Vanderbilt University
    Virginia Commonwealth University
    Virginia Tech (8)
    Virginia Wesleyan University
    Wake Forest University
    Warren Wilson College
    Washington & Lee University
    Washington College
    Washington University in St. Louis
    West Virginia University
    Widener University
    Wofford College

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