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

Stay Well 2021-22

Here you will find up-to-date details for how we are providing in-person teaching, learning and residential life this school year.  

Staying Open Well at VES

After a successful 2020-21 school year and fall 2021 where we remained fully open, VES is committed to "Staying Open Well" and offering an in-person, residential campus experience at VES. The health and wellbeing of our students, faculty and staff remain our utmost priority.

Please read the information below in detail.

Key Contacts

Questions or concerns about the Staying Open Well plan?
Contact Chris Button, Associate Head of School

Questions about academics?
Contact Jen Anderson, Dean of Teaching & Learning

Questions about Student Life and Residential Life?
Contact Brendon Barrios, Dean of Student Life

Questions about health and wellbeing? 
Contact Teresa Poe, RN, Head Nurse

Questions about your international student? 
Contact Esther Johnson, Assistant Dean of Students

More Information

External Websites

Guidelines for Visitors to Campus

If you are a prospective student/parents; a current student's family member; the guest of administration, faculty or staff; or a vendor with an appointment, please note the following:

  • All visitors must first check in at Jett Hall, in the entry of the main campus building.
  • Masks must be worn inside all buildings on campus. 
  • If you are attending an athletic contest, please check to see if there are any specific stipulations for that sport on our Athletics pages or noted on the calendar for that event.
  • If you are unvaccinated, we ask that you mask at all times, indoors and outside, and maintain distance from others.
  • If you have been recently exposed to someone with Covid and if you have any Covid-related symptoms, we expect you to postpone your visit.