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Wakefield School
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  • Private
  • THE PLAINS, VA

Report Card

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

About

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$60
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
TOEFL

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$32,300
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid
$10,000
From Wakefield School

Wakefield School is an independent, college-preparatory day school for students in Junior Kindergarten through grade 12 engaging in a rigorous and inspiring liberal arts curriculum.

Our ambitious vision for every student is to foster capable, ethical, articulate citizens who seek the challenge, make a difference, and live an extraordinary life, each in his or her own way.

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Wakefield School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1280
59 responses
Average ACT
31
22 responses

Squash at Wakefield

academic spotlight

Squash is one of the many athletic offerings in which our students can participate. With both a national championship and a national semi-finalist finish since 2017 and boasting nationally-ranked players in multiple years, Wakefield Squash is a small but powerful force in the Athletics Department.

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 5 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 5 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 14 responses
  • Homecoming
    21%
  • Homecoming Bonfire
    21%
  • Spirit Week
    21%
  • The art shows that the school allows us to enter.
    21%
  • christmas events
    7%
  • Pep rallies
    7%

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Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
384
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 8 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 8 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 8 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
$16,000
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
4 years
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
No data available  
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    Yes
  • Offers Part Week
    No
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    No

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
8:1
National
17:1
Poll
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 9 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 9 responses
Poll
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 9 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  
50%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 4 responses
0%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 4 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 4 responses

Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$122,785
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,468
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$501,200
National
$281,900

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