Foxcroft School

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Not to be confused with Foxcroft Academy.
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 Cathy S. McGehee
Associate Head of School Sheila C. McKibbin
Grades 912
Enrollment 165 (2013-14)
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 Schools,[3] and is a founding member of the National Coalition of Girls' Schools.[4]

Notable alumnae[edit]

Bedford Donation[edit]

In the Fall of 2014, Standard Oil heiress Ruth T. Bedford donated $40 million after her death to Foxcroft School. Bedford was part of the class of 1932. [8]

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 Schools
  4. ^ National Coalition of Girls' Schools
  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. 
  7. ^ Foxcroft School Board of Trustees
  8. ^ "An heiress’s surprise $40 million gift pumps life into Virginia’s all-girls Foxcroft School". Washington Post. October 28, 2014. Retrieved 2014-10-28. 

External links[edit]

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