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Fuqua School
School Name:
Fuqua School
Street Address:
605 Fuqua Drive PO Box 328
Farmville, VA 23901-0328
Head of School:
Mr. John Melton
Founding Date:
Religious Affiliation:
Full Accreditation
Day / Boarding:
Day Only
Grade Levels:
Enrollment Size:
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Admissions Contact:
Mrs. Christy M. Murphy
Admissions Email:
7/18/2019 1:41:00 PM Nondenominational School
Mission / Philosophy / Objectives:

Mission Statement

The mission of Fuqua School is to create a safe and supportive learning environment which fosters the development of boundless individual potential.

Belief Statements

  • Education is the collaborative responsibility of students, teachers, administrators, and parents.
  • Learning is enhanced through the blending of advanced technologies, strong curriculum, and proud traditions.
  • High expectations promote optimal growth and personal accountability.
  • Integrity, ethics, leadership, and service must be honored and developed.
  • An effective learning environment provides a balance of academic, artistic, athletic, and social opportunities.
  • Diversity strengthens a school community and should be embraced.
  • A strong sense of teamwork and mutual respect are imperative for a school to flourish.
  • Fuqua School Values:  honesty, responsibility, kindness, compassion, respect, commitment, perseverance, cooperation, and fairness.

School Fast Facts:

Rigorous academics, proven success
Over $45 million in academic scholarships collectively offered to graduates since 2000

    2019 - 34 seniors offered $6.6 million

    2018 - 40 seniors offered $10.1 million 

    2017 – 40 seniors offered $4.2 million

    2016 – 26 graduates offered $3.3 million

    2015 –  39 graduates offered $4.2 million  

Student-centered instruction

Strong visual and performing arts program

    Award winning bands (grades 5-12)

Emphasis on character development in a nurturing environment

Safe, welcoming 60-acre campus

Flexible Payment Plans!

    Don’t assume you can’t afford it.  Fuqua School offers tuition assistance, flexible payment plans, and strives to keep tuition low so as many students as possible can attend.

Transportation available from 11 counties

    Amelia, Appomattox, Buckingham, Charlotte,

    Cumberland, Halifax, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg,

    Nottoway, Powhatan, Prince Edward

Comprehensive athletics program

    13 sports, 27 teams beginning in middle school

Accreditations & Academic Memberships

   Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS) 

   Virginia Council for Private Education (VCPE)

   The Cum Laude Society    
             (An international organization that recognizes academic  excellence by                       inducting the top 20% of the senior class.)


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