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At Blue Ridge School, our mission is to be the experts on how boys learn best. Watch IT TAKES A TEAM TO SUCCEED to see immersive and supporting learning in action.


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Character Education is the foundation of a learning environment that fosters both academic and personal growth. Watch BUILT FOR BOY'S CHARACTER and see how character education builds teamwork, resilience, and trust both inside the classroom and out.

Why Blue Ridge School

A team from day one is a team for life.
IT TAKES A TEAM TO SUCCEED

FISHBURNE LEARNING CENTER

PLAY TO HIS STRENGTHS:
How Boys Learn Best.

Character Building

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Academics

Built for Learning

The Blue Ridge School academic culture goes beyond the classroom to include qualities such as honor, character, self-discipline, and a love of learning—characteristics that foster success in college and life. (MORE)

Athletics

Built for Teamwork

Blue Ridge offers 20 varsity and junior varsity athletic programs. The outdoor sports programs emphasize team building and a respect for the environment and include mountain biking, rock climbing, bouldering, rappelling, and more. (MORE)

Character Education

Built for Community

Blue Ridge School has incorporated character development into the classroom and all activities to teach students to move into the world as a “man of character.” We define character as how a boy conducts himself when no one is there to judge him. (MORE)

College Counseling

Built for Opportunity

A student is more likely to succeed at a college that is aligned with his interests and capabilities. Blue Ridge  focuses on discovering the right match and offering support and assistance in the decision making and application process. (MORE)

ESL/ELL

Built for Enrichment

International students at Blue Ridge School will gain the skills needed for college while learning about American culture as well as firsthand knowledge from students from around the globe. (MORE)

Fishburne Learning Center

Built for Individual Success

All students, including those with a learning difference, deserve an interactive, multisensory, and considerate learning environment. In the FLC, strategies are designed around a boy's individual strengths and offer tailored classroom and study approaches. (MORE)

Outdoor Education

Built for Adventure

Whether it is with academic electives, afternoon activities such as mountain biking and outdoorsmen, or destination trips, Blue Ridge School’s Outdoor Programs offer opportunities and options unlike any other school of its kind and encourage engagement with nature every day.  (MORE)

Summer Camps

Built for Experience

Blue Ridge School sponsors exciting summer camps and elective summer programs including expeditions, wilderness trips, and English language programs. (MORE)

Technology

Built for Problem Solving

Maker Space is a multi-use facility focused on enhancing a student’s interest in learning. State-of-the-art technology like a laser cutter, 3D printer, robotics, and 3D-design software used along with hand tools such as hammers and screwdrivers create unique opportunities for hands-on learning experiences. (MORE)

Visual and Performing Arts

Built for Discovery

The arts are essential to creating well-rounded young men. We offer opportunities to get involved with the visual and performing arts, whether as a novice or a more advanced artist. (MORE)

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Most Beautiful Campus

The structures that grace the campus of Blue Ridge School are a vital part of its rich history. Each building, in fact, has its own interesting story to tell. This was not lost on the editors of Architectural Digest as they named the St. George campus one of the most beautiful independent schools in America in their March 29, 2018, edition.

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SHARING OUR SUCCESS

Katiso Tlelima

{actor and student leader}

My role in Damn Yankees was the first time I’ve ever acted. My friend talked me into it. I’m from Lesotho and didn’t even know what the play was about, and it turned out I was auditioning for the main character....(READ MORE)

SHARING OUR SUCCESS

Dhruv Mehrotra

{guard and philosopher}

I first discovered basketball when I was in first grade in India. The coach saw me play and said he could see potential and that I should come practice with the team.

That’s why I came to the US to school—so...(READ MORE)

SHARING OUR SUCCESS

Franck Germain

{Student leader and free spirit}

Blue Ridge has definitely made me a more well-rounded student. Being a scholar has always been a goal of mine, but Blue Ridge has also allowed me to participate in activities I most likely would never have had the opportunity to partake in. This includes...(READ MORE)

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Jaab Veskijkul

{Cross Country Runner and Cook}

Everything is a new exploration for me here. Being from Thailand, I had not fished, hiked or really experienced the outdoors before coming to Blue Ridge. And in the classroom, I took my first Mandarin lesson! I was the only one in the class and my teacher...(READ MORE)

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Spencer Cook

{Cyclist and prefect}

I grew up in Chicago with limited access to the outdoors and wide-open spaces. The suburbs of Chicago were sort of confining. Blue Ridge was an opportunity to do much more than I could at home. My middle school years, when I went to public school, I...(READ MORE)

SHARING OUR SUCCESS

Bryce Bongiovanni

{team player and outdoorsman}

I grew up in Jacksonville, Florida, in a very outdoor lifestyle.  Throughout my childhood I often found myself hunting or fishing in my free time. I visited Blue Ridge when I was younger but decided I was not ready to leave home.  A few...(READ MORE)

Distinguished as one of the only all-boys, all-boarding schools in the nation, Blue Ridge School immerses your boy in a supportive, character-based culture in which he can thrive inside and outside the classroom. From our carefully constructed programs and boy-centered master plan to our supportive atmosphere and the miles of trails that wind throughout our magnificent campus, Blue Ridge School takes boys—in all their varieties and stages of development—and produces gentlemen of character, integrity, and boundless capability.

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