Virginia Episcopal School

VES is a co-ed college preparatory school for boarding and day students in grades 9 – 12. In our intentionally small, diverse and engaging community—260 young men and women and 40 faculty—we guide students to strive Toward Full Stature in their academic, ethical, spiritual and personal growth.

400 VES RoadLynchburg, Virginia24503

Your Guide to Success 2022-23 + Summer Coursework

Welcome! We are excited to have our new students joining us next fall and we will look forward to welcoming back our returning students.

To ensure you get your registration completed on time and accomplish any summer assignments you have:

  1. Read through this webpage and
  2. Review online or download our e-book: "Your Guide to Success in 2022- 2023."  All essential information is included this guide, so read it thoroughly and take action on items that require your attention.

Please let us know if you need anything! We want to make your registration and preparation for the VES school year as easy as possible.

Your Guide to Success: Part 1 - Issued May 2022

Summer Reading List

Everyone must complete the all-school read and choose one book from the list of summer book selections

Summer Classwork Assignments

AP class assignments and the college essay to be completed by rising seniors are listed below. 

Each summer, students in certain AP classes are assigned summer work to build their knowledge in preparation for a quick start to the year with the required AP coursework. In addition, rising seniors are asked to begin work on their college essays. 

Please review the assignments below; pay attention to when work is due. 

Required College Counseling Assignment for Rising Seniors

All seniors must have a completed rough draft of an essay addressing one of the Common App essay prompts. You will be asked to share your essay with your senior English teacher and college counselor during the first week of classes. To prepare your rough draft please read this assignment sheet.

AP Classes:  Summer Requirements 

Courses with summer assignments are listed below. Please review this information carefully and plan ahead to meet deadlines.

If your course is not listed, there is no summer work.