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The Linsly School
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  • Private, Boarding
  • WHEELING, WV

Report Card

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

About

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$0
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
No data available  

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$20,940
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)
$42,740
Received Financial Aid
62%
Average Financial Aid
$13,500
From The Linsly School

For more than two centuries, Linsly has successfully educated and shaped the lives of thousands of students.

Founded in 1814, the Linsly School is a private, independent day and boarding school for students in grades 5 through 12. Located in Wheeling, West Virginia, we offer college preparatory classes that combine the traditional values of hard work, respect, honor, honesty, and self-discipline within a challenging academic program designed to unlock the potential of each student.

The family-like atmosphere at our school helps students grow and develop under the guidance of faculty members who know them by name and care about their future. Our strong academic program provides students with an emphasis on foundational skills, a challenging college preparatory curriculum, and a commitment to lifelong learning necessary for success in college and beyond.

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The Linsly School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1220
78 responses
Average ACT
27
64 responses

James F. Companion Leadership Program

The James F. Companion Leadership Institute is a new program being offered the year for all upper school students. The program is named in honor of Mr. James F. Companion, who has provided legal services to Linsly for more than 40 years, and is financially supported by members of his family and friends. The course focus on leading oneself in all areas of life.

Culture & Safety

Poll
80%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 10 responses
Poll
70%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 10 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 29 responses
  • Athletic games
    24%
  • Abroad learning experiences
    14%
  • Guest Speakers
    14%
  • Homecoming
    14%
  • Volunteering opportunites
    14%
  • Spirit Week
    7%
  • Wearing the uniform.
    7%

Boarding

Students Boarding
23%
Boarding Days Per Week
5-day, 7-day
Top Countries
Germany, Spain, China, Finland, Brazil
International Boarding Students
65%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
465
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 11 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 11 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 11 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
9:1
National
17:1
Poll
93%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 14 responses
Poll
93%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 14 responses
Poll
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 14 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
75%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 16 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 16 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 16 responses

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