Foxcroft School

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Foxcroft School
Address
22407 Foxcroft Rd
Middleburg, Virginia, 20117
United States
Information
School type Private female boarding school
Founded 1914
Founder Charlotte Haxall Noland
Head of School Mary Louise Leipheimer
Assistant Head of School Sheila C. McKibbin
Grades 912
Enrollment 160 (2012-13)
Campus 500 acres (2.0 km2)
Accreditation Virginia Association of Independent Schools
National Association of Independent Schools
Website

Foxcroft School, founded in 1914 by Ms. Charlotte Haxall Noland, is a college-preparatory boarding and day school for girls in grades 9-12, located near Middleburg, Virginia, United States.[1] It is accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools [2] and the National Association of Independent School,[3] and is a founding member of the National Coalition of Girls' Schools.[4] The tuition for the 2013-2014 school year is $49,400 for boarders and $41,580 for day students.

Notable alumnae[edit]

  • Nina Fout, Olympic Equestrian[5]
  • Gertrude Sanford Legendre (1902–2000) was an American socialite who served as a spy during World War II. She was also a noted explorer, big-game hunter, environmentalist, and owner of Medway plantation in South Carolina.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Foxcroft's Accolade". Time Inc. December 9, 1929. Retrieved 2007-05-16. 
  2. ^ Virginia Association of Independent Schools
  3. ^ National Association of Independent School
  4. ^ National Coalition of Girls' School
  5. ^ "Nina Fout Olympic medals and stats". databaseOlympics.com. 2006. Retrieved 2007-04-21. 
  6. ^ Nemy, Enid (March 13, 2000). "Gertrude Sanforod Legendre, 97, Socialite Turned Hunter and Prisoner of War". New York Times. Retrieved 2009-04-30. 

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Coordinates: 39°0′42.9″N 77°45′10.3″W / 39.011917°N 77.752861°W / 39.011917; -77.752861