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COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Our campus is open for the 2020-2021 school year, and we are welcoming visitors for both on-campus and virtual tours! To learn more about our campus re-opening and COVID-19 mitigation strategy, visit: https://www.sms.org/about/campus-re-opening. To plan your personalized visit experience, email admit@sms.org or call (804) 443-3357 x1. Learn More

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Sports
    grade B+

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Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$50
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
SSAT, TOEFL

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$19,800
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Boarding (Tuition + Boarding)
$52,540
Received Financial Aid
70%
Average Financial Aid
$24,000
From St. Margaret's School

For almost 100 years, St. Margaret’s School has helped young women find their voice, their path, and their sense of self. The experiences you have here will prepare you for leadership roles and other life achievements.

We are open for our centennial year, and we're so excited students have returned to campus!

Our Admission Team is excited to meet you and share the magic of St. Margaret's School with you! We look forward to welcoming you to campus for your personalized in-person or live virtual tour. We are hosting a variety of engaging experiences, both on campus and virtually, for you to get to know first-hand what it's like to be a St. Margaret's student! Contact us to plan your visit today: admit@sms.org or (804) 443-3357 x1.

We believe you belong here. Come explore the magic of St. Margaret's School!

- Your SMS Admission Team

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St. Margaret's School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1140
67 responses
Average ACT
25
23 responses

"For Girls Who Dare to Lead"

For almost 100 years, St. Margaret’s School has helped young women grades 8 through 12 (plus a Post Graduate Program) find their voice, their path, and their sense of self. The experiences you have here will prepare you for leadership roles and other life achievements. Live and learn on the banks of Virginia’s Rappahannock River. Join us and dare to believe in yourself, dare to belong!

Culture & Safety

Poll
82%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 11 responses
Poll
55%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 11 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 31 responses
  • Lantern Ceremony
    23%
  • May Ball
    23%
  • Blue/Grey Drawing
    16%
  • Spirit Week
    16%
  • Snow Ball
    10%
  • Homecoming
    6%
  • NONE
    6%

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Boarding

Students Boarding
70%
Boarding Days Per Week
5-day, 7-day
Top Countries
Cayman Islands, China, Mexico, Rwanda, Viet Nam
International Boarding Students
30%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
107
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 11 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 11 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 11 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
5:1
National
17:1
Poll
55%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 11 responses
Poll
64%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 11 responses
Poll
64%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 11 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
45%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 11 responses
36%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 11 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 11 responses

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