Blue Ridge School is an all boys college preparatory boarding school, grades 9-12. We serve young men who respond well to small classes, a structured environment, close faculty support and a strong sense of community. Blue Ridge is located 20 miles from Charlottesville, Virginia, home of the University of Virginia. Our campus, which comprises nearly 800 acres, lies at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
We believe, understand and respect that all boys are different; they grow at different rates, have different interests, learn differently and walk different paths. We know how to relate to boys and teach them to reach: reach their potential, their goals, their best. We do this by focusing on individual needs, building success, self-confidence and independence. The results are boys who are independent thinkers, creative problem solvers, self-directed and self-reliant.
Our graduates retain the lessons learned at Blue Ridge as life-forming experiences and carry these with pride to make a difference wherever they go. The School’s learning model is based upon the principles of Understanding by Design and the best practices of the Coalition of Essential Schools.