Approximately 160 girls and boys in junior kindergarten through eighth grade from Orange, Madison, Culpeper, Louisa, Greene, Spotyslvania Counties, and the City of Fredericksburg.
The student-teacher ratio is 6:1. Addressing each student as an individual is a fundamental precept of the GMS program.
35 faculty members and administrators
30% hold advanced degrees
Transportation is provided from central locations at no additional charge.
Tuition Assistance is available to all students in kindergarten through grade eight. One-third of our families receive need-based tuition assistance.
Spanish is taught to all grades, junior kindergarten through sixth. Seventh and eighth graders are offered conversational Spanish or they may choose Spanish for high school academic credit.
Computers are provided in each classroom. The computer lab is equipped with 14 units. Beginning in kindergarten, students go to the computer lab for instruction. Three laptop carts are available for classroom use. Seventh and eighth grade students are assigned individual iPads. Classrooms are equipped with Smart boards.
Student Leadership Council - Honor, Social, Community Service, and School Spirit
Lower and Upper School Literary Magazines
After school: Engineering Club, Garden Club
Field Day, Partner Program, Adopt-a-Grandparent, Community Outreach, Overnight field trips for seventh and eighth graders at Sheridan School Mountain Campus or Triple C in Charlottesville, Chesapeake Bay trip, class plays, Folgers Shakespeare Festival
Physical Education classes for kindergarten through eighth grades.
Middle School Interscholastic Sports: (preference given to 7th and 8th graders)
Fall boys soccer, girls field hockey, cross-country
Winter boys basketball, girls basketball, Squash Club
Spring girls soccer, boys lacrosse, Tennis Club