Overview

Join a community where boys are known, challenged, and loved. Woodberry is a school for boys who want something else, something more than they can get at home. It’s a school for boys who love a challenge and know that a hard thing is always worth doing. On our beautiful campus in the Virginia countryside, boys join an enduring community, develop friendships that last a lifetime, and gain a sense of self-confidence that is balanced by humility. They are mentored by teachers and coaches who devote their lives to the school and the boys who live and learn here. Together students and teachers pursue excellence in all areas of our community's life. Woodberry students graduate as young men who are becoming the very best versions of themselves. They graduate with a sense of honor and moral purpose, thanks to the uncommon experience they’ve had here together. Together Woodberry boys are shaping what it means to be a man in today’s ever-changing world.
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Official information of Woodberry Forest School in 2024 | FindingSchool

A Boarding
A- Matriculation
A Academics
A Extracurricular activities
C Community
A Reviews
A+ Int. student mgmt

Boarding Grades: 9-12
All-boys
Rural
ESL: No
Tuition: $67,650
# of Students: 397
Teacher:Student: 1:6
International Student: 11%
AP Courses: 0
Endowment: $1,088,161/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 75%
SAT: 1257/1600
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US Boarding School

School Videos

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Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
LAC #1 Williams College 1
#6 University of Chicago 1
LAC #2 Amherst College 1
#13 Dartmouth College 1
#14 Vanderbilt University 1
LAC #4 Pomona College 1
#22 University of California: Berkeley 1
#23 University of Michigan 1
#25 Carnegie Mellon University 1
#25 University of Virginia 1
#27 University of Southern California 1
#28 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1
LAC #6 United States Naval Academy 1
#36 Boston College 1
#38 University of Texas at Austin 1
LAC #8 Claremont McKenna College 1
#42 Boston University 1
#42 Tulane University 1
#49 Lehigh University 1
#49 Purdue University 1
#49 Villanova University 1
#55 University of Miami 1
LAC #11 United States Military Academy 1
LAC #11 Washington and Lee University 1
#68 Southern Methodist University 1
#75 Clemson University 1
#75 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 1
#83 Texas Christian University 1
#99 University of Utah 1
#103 Loyola University Chicago 1
#103 University of Arizona 1
#104 University of Tennessee: Knoxville 1
#117 University of South Carolina: Columbia 1
#122 University of Missouri: Columbia 1
#136 University of the Pacific 1
LAC #30 Kenyon College 1
LAC #38 Bucknell University 1
LAC #42 Denison University 1
LAC #46 Furman University 1
LAC #50 Dickinson College 1
LAC #50 The University of the South 1
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Sports

(Total 18)
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Mountain Biking
Soccer
Squash
Swimming
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Mountain Biking
Soccer
Squash
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Wrestling
Cycling
Diving
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Arts

(Total 25)
Acting
Band
Choir
Directing
Drama
Jazz
Music
Music Theory
Speech
Voice
Acting
Band
Choir
Directing
Drama
Jazz
Music
Music Theory
Speech
Voice
Ceramics
Drawing
Editing
Filmmaking
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Studio Art
Woodworking
Documentary
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 45)
Math League
Model United Nations
Science Olympiad
Speech and Debate
Student Bands
Boy Scouts
Johnson Stadium Concession Stand
Student Conservation Committee
Peer Leadership Council
Music Production
Math League
Model United Nations
Science Olympiad
Speech and Debate
Student Bands
Boy Scouts
Johnson Stadium Concession Stand
Student Conservation Committee
Peer Leadership Council
Music Production
Lyrical Analysis
Boys & Girls Club
Environmental
Vegetable Gardening INitiative
Chess
Bridge
WFS Video Game
Fly-Fishing
Outdoors
Classical Languages
Computer Science
Investment
Robotics
Young Republicans
Young Democrats
& Young Libertarians
Admission Ambassadors
Admission Host
1889 Society
Saturday Night Film
Photography
Rod & Gun
Ropes Course
Fir Tree
Yearbook
The Oracle
The Talon
WFSPN
Minority Caucus
Woodberry GSA
International Forum
Asian Affinity Association
Latinos at Woodberry
St. Andrew’s Chapel
Woodberry Christian Fellowship
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1889
Campus Size: 1200 acres
Boarding Rate: 100%
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 01/15
Interview: Skype, On Campus, Admission Travel to China, Zoom
Pre Interview: No Requirement
Other Accepted Scores: IELTS, Duolingo English Test
School Code:
TOEFL: 8220
SSAT: 8272
ISEE: 470020

TOEFL

SSAT

Brief Reviews

(Total 34)
4.9/ 5

Detailed Review

(Total 1)
4.0 / 5 Overall
4.0 / 5 Academics
5.0 / 5 Campus
5.0 / 5 Student Life
5.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
4.0 / 5 Transportation

Q&A

(Total 50)

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Frequently Ask Questions about Woodberry Forest School

01.
Tell me a bit about Woodberry Forest School.
Woodberry Forest School is All-boys private boarding school located in Washington, Virginia, US. It was founded 1889, and currently has about 397 students, 11.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.woodberry.org.
06.
Where is Woodberry Forest School located?
Woodberry Forest School is located in the State of Virginia of USA. The closest major city is Washington, which is about 73 miles away from school. Most families can choose Washington Dulles International Airport to travel in and out of school.
02.
Does Woodberry Forest School have rigorous academic requirements?
In recent years, 35 of their students score 4 and 5 in AP exams.

Woodberry Forest School also have 75% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
07.
How popular is Woodberry Forest School on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, Woodberry Forest School is among the most popular schools, within top 76 for all US schools.

Also Woodberry Forest School has been favorited by 375 users.
03.
Where do Woodberry Forest School students typically go for their colleges?
In 2022, some students attended Williams College, University of Chicago, Amherst College, Dartmouth College and Vanderbilt University.
08.
How to start with an application with Woodberry Forest School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about Woodberry Forest School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit Woodberry Forest School’s official site: http://www.woodberry.org or call them at 888-798-9371.
04.
What is the application requirement for Woodberry Forest School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Woodberry Forest School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, standard test (like TOEFL and SSAT), and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
09.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to Woodberry Forest School?
Yes, here are few: Wyoming Seminary, McCallie School and Interlochen Arts Academy.

The closest major city is Washington. You can find out more schools near Washington here.
05.
What is the latest tuition for Woodberry Forest School’s All-boys student?
The total fee for Woodberry Forest School in 2024 is $63,450 , which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at wfs.admission@woodberry.org .
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What is the FindingSchool rating for Woodberry Forest School?
The overall rating for Woodberry Forest School is A.

The section ratings of Woodberry Forest School are:
A- for Matriculation
A for Academics
A for Extracurriculum
C for Community
A for Students and Parents reviews
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