Welcome to VES

We are so glad to see you here. I am thrilled that you are interested in learning more about Virginia Episcopal School, where we have been educating high school students since 1916. We would love for you to think about becoming part of our extraordinary community. Here are just a few points to know about us:
  • We are a coed boarding and day school (70% boarding) for students in grades 9 - 12.
  • VES is intentionally small—260 students, and globally diverse—from 10 states and 18 countries.
  • We specialize in developing well-rounded student scholars, people of great character, athletes, art enthusiasts and leaders. 
  • Our mission is to know each student well and help you to become your very best self as you prepare for college and life.
  • We have an incredible community and great location just minutes from a thriving city. 

Come for a Visit

While you can find information on our website at and by looking through our viewbook, the best way to get to know VES is by visiting our campus and meeting with our fantastic students and engaging faculty. Whether you would like to attend our Overnight Open House, stop by for a short day visit, spend the night in a dorm or shadow classes—we will work to accommodate your schedule.

So please come to see VES for yourself, and let’s talk about how you can gain an outstanding education, grow in character and independence, and live in a wonderful community of peers and adults who know you well and care about your success.

Click here to plan your visit.

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    College of theHoly Cross - B.A.
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How to Learn More

Key Deadlines

Day Student Applicants

January 4: Day student applications and Sparkman Scholarship applications due 

Early March:
 First round of day student acceptance letters are sent out 

Boarding Student Applicants

January 15: Bishops Scholarship deadline 

February 1:
 Boarding student application deadline 

March 1: Round 2 boarding student application deadline

March 10:
 First round of boarding acceptance letters are sent out

If you miss the deadlines above, we continue to review boarding student applications submitted after the initial deadline when space is still available. 
We recommend you call us at 434.385.3607 or email to let us know your interest and intent to apply. Students applying after February 1 will be accepted on a space-available basis.

Virginia Episcopal School does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of all policies.
A College Preparatory, Independent Boarding and Day School for Students in Grades 9-12
400 VES Road, Lynchburg, VA 24503 • 434.385.3600