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APPLICATION & ADMISSIONS FORMS

GRADES 6-12

P.O. Box 210 • Staunton, Virginia 24402 admissions@stuart-hall.org P (540) 213-7774 • F (540) 886-2275

VAIS Accredited


OUR MISSION Stuart Hall School offers a rigorous and supportive coeducational academic program in the liberal arts and sciences for students from PreKindergarten through Grade 12. With respect for the development of each individual, the School is a community anchored in a multi-faceted core value: Educating the Mind Strengthening the Body Renewing the Heart Nurturing the Spirit In the context of its Episcopal tradition, Stuart Hall School prepares boys and girls of all faiths for success in colleges and universities worldwide and for engaged, healthy lives of intellectual curiosity, responsible citizenship, creative expression, ethical leadership, and compassionate service.

TWO CAMPUSES, ONE SCHOOL Verona, Virginia Staunton, Virginia PreKindergarten - Grade 5 Grades 6-12

POLICY OF NON-DISCRIMINATION

Stuart Hall School does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, creed, color, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin in its hiring procedures or in its administration of its educational policies, admissions, financial aid, or other social programs. It affords all faculty, staff, and students the rights and privileges that are generally made available at the School.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

STUART HALL SCHOOL • PO BOX 210 • Staunton, Virginia 24402

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CONTENTS

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ADMISSION CHECKLIST

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APPLICATION

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PARENT/GUARDIAN QUESTIONNAIRE

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APPLICANT’S PERSONAL STATEMENT

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RECOMMENDATION: ENGLISH TEACHER

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RECOMMENDATION: MATH TEACHER

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TRANSCRIPT RELEASE FORM

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

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ADMISSION CHECKLIST

APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION

APPLICATION FEE $45.00 (Domestic) | $100 (International) Check payable to Stuart Hall School PARENT/GUARDIAN QUESTIONNAIRE APPLICANT’S PERSONAL STATEMENT ENGLISH TEACHER RECOMMENDATION MATH TEACHER RECOMMENDATION

TRANSCRIPT RELEASE FORM Please sign and give to current school

TESTING: Achievement (Stanford, Iowa Test, etc.), SSAT, PSAT, SAT or ACT, and Psycho-educational TOEFL/IELTS/SSAT (International students)

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ADMISSION CHECKLIST

CAMPUS VISIT (Day students in Grades 6-12) Boarding students are encouraged to visit, if possible.

INTERVIEW (Day students in Grades 9-12; all boarding students)

STUART HALL SCHOOL • PO BOX 210 • Staunton, Virginia 24402

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APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION School Year 20_____ - 20_____ Day Student Resident 5-Day Student

PO BOX 210 Staunton, Virginia 24402 (540) 213-7774 stuarthallschool.org

Resident 7-Day Student

International Student

STUDENT INFORMATION APPLICATION FOR GRADE:

DATE OF APPLICATION: APPLICANT’S FULL NAME:

FIRST MIDDLE LAST

GENDER:

PREFERRED NAME:

DATE OF BIRTH:

ADDRESS: STREET

CITY

STATE, ZIP

EMAIL:

PHONE:

RACE: OPTIONAL- USED FOR DIVERSITY STATISTICS ONLY: African American ASIAN American LATINO/HISPANIC

CAUCASIAN

MIDDLE EASTERN

NATIVE AMERICAN

MULTIRACIAL

FAMILY INFORMATION PARENT/GUARDIAN NAME :

PARENT/GUARDIAN NAME :

RELATIONSHIP:

RELATIONSHIP:

ADDRESS:

ADDRESS:

PHONE:

PHONE:

EMAIL:

EMAIL:

EDUCATIOn:

EDUCATIOn:

OCCUPATION:

OCCUPATION:

EMPLOYER:

EMPLOYER:

WORK PHONE:

WORK PHONE:

PARENTS/GUARDIANS ARE: APPLICANT LIVES WITH:

SELECT ALL THAT APPLY

MARRIED FATHER

SINGLE MOTHER

SEPARATED STEP FATHER

DIVORCED STEP MOTHER

WIDOWED

OTHER

OTHER:

If parents are divorced or separated, who is the custodial parent?: Person(s) responsible for tuition and fees: LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH SPOKEN AT HOME: Name of relatives currently or  formerly at Stuart Hall: Names, Ages, and Schools Attending of  other children in Applicant’s family: STUART HALL SCHOOL • PO BOX 210 • Staunton, Virginia 24402

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APPLICATION

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APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION, PAGE 2

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION APPLICANT IS CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN GRADE: CURRENT SCHOOL: CURRENT SCHOOL ADDRESS:

CURRENT SCHOOL PHONE: FORMER SCHOOL(S)/DATE(S) OF ATTENDANCE:

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN FINANCIAL AID?

YES

NO

HOW DID YOU HEAR ABOUT STUART HALL? OTHER SCHOOLS APPLICANT IS CONSIDERING?

Has the applicant skipped or repeated a grade? Please explain.

Does the applicant have any health or emotional needs? Is the applicant experiencing emotional or behavioral  difficulty at present?*

Has the applicant ever been dismissed, asked to withdraw,  or withdrawn from school for any reason, including  medical or emotional reasons? Please explain the circumstances.

EXTRA CURRICULAR AND PERSONAL ACTIVITIES Please attach a separate sheet listing your principal extracurricular, community and family activities, and hobbies in order of interest to you (school, volunteer groups, athletics, music, camps, jobs, etc.). Also include years participated and any awards and honors you have received.

*A full disclosure report is required. Please have the report sent to Admissions Office. Stuart Hall School does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, creed, color, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin in its hiring procedures or in its administration of its educational policies, admissions, financial aid, or other social programs. It affords all faculty, staff, and students the rights and privileges that are generally made available at the School. PLEASE RETURN THIS FORM TO STUART HALL SCHOOL • ADMISSIONS • PO BOX 210 • STAUNTON, VA 24402

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PARENT/GUARDIAN QUESTIONNAIRE GRADES 6-12 PO BOX 210 Staunton, Virginia 24402 (540) 213-7774 stuarthallschool.org

GENERAL INFORMATION 1. Why do you wish for your child to be considered for admission? 

_____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ 2. What are your expectations for your child’s school experience? 

_____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ 3.  What ROLE DO YOU PLAY IN YOUR CHILD’S EDUCATION?  

_____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ 4. Choose five adjectives to describe your child.  

_____________________________________________________________________________________________ 5.  Describe your child’s strengths.  

_____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ 6. Are there any areas in which your child would need additional support?

_____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________

Signature___________________________________________________________________________________

STUART HALL SCHOOL • PO BOX 210 • Staunton, Virginia 24402

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APPLICANT’S PERSONAL STATEMENT GRADES 6-12 PO BOX 210 Staunton, Virginia 24402 (540) 213-7774 stuarthallschool.org

Please use your own handwriting. This section should be a sample of the applicant’s original work, with no assistance from a parent or teacher.

What interests you about the School? What special strengths and characteristics will you bring to the Stuart Hall SCHOOL community? (PLEASE ATTACH ADDITIONAL SHEETS IF NECESSARY.)

_____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ Grades 6-8: choose ONE of the following topics and write aN essay ON THE BACK OF THIS PAGE answering the questiON completely (please attach extra sheets if necessary). Grades 9-12: Grades 9-12 Choose tWO of the following topics and write a well planned essay (USING THE BACK OF THIS PAGE) for each topic, answering the question completely (Please attach extra sheets if necessary). 1. Describe a person you admire and explain why. 2. Identify the greatest challenge you face in your life at this time and explain how you deal with it. 3. Describe what you would do if you were trapped in a library for two hours. 4. Write about a book that made you think differently about the world.

NAMe____________________________________________________________________________________

GRADE ___________

Signature________________________________________________________________________________

Date_____/_____/_____

Stuart Hall School admits students of any race, religion, color, national or ethnic origin to all rights privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the School.

PLEASE RETURN THIS FORM TO STUART HALL SCHOOL • ADMISSIONS • PO BOX 210 • STAUNTON, VA 24402

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ENGLISH TEACHER RECOMMENDATION GRADES 6-12 PO BOX 210 Staunton, Virginia 24402 (540) 213-7774 stuarthallschool.org STUDENT NAME ________________________________________________________________________________________________________

The student above is a candidate for admission to Stuart Hall. Please complete this form to help us become better acquainted with the candidate. Please make your assessment of the applicant only in relation to other children of the same age. Your recommendation is confidential and will not be shared with the family. Thank you for your help. May someone from our School contact you to discuss your comments?

YES

NO

YOUR NAME: ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ SCHOOL NAME AND ADDRESS:

__________________________________________________________________________

PHONE: _______________________________________ EMAIL: _____________________________________________ Signature___________________________________________________________________________________ PLEASE RETURN THIS FORM TO STUART HALL SCHOOL • ADMISSIONS • PO BOX 210 • STAUNTON, VA 24402

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Date_____/_____/_____

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GENERAL INFORMATION How long have you known the applicant? In what course(s) have you taught the applicant? Applicant’s grade in your course(s)? Primary types of writing assignments in your course(s):

What three words come to mind to describe the applicant? What are the applicant’s major strengths in your course(s)?

What are the applicant’s major weaknesses in your course(s)?

Please advise us of any behavioral problems you have experienced with this student in your classroom.

In what other capacity, if any, have you known the applicant?

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REC: ENGLISH

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ENGLISH TEACHER RECOMMENDATION, GRADES 6-12, PAGE 2

GENERAL RATING EXCELLENT

GOOD

AVERAGE

BELOW AVERAGE

POOR

NO BASIS FOR JUDGEMENT

BELOW AVERAGE

POOR

NO BASIS FOR JUDGEMENT

Academic Potential Resourcefulness/Initiative Reaction to Setbacks Conduct Acceptance of Responsibility Personal Integrity Emotional Stability Relationship to Adults Creativity Ability to follow directions Ability to work independently Ability to work with others

SPECIFIC ENGLISH INFORMATION EXCELLENT

GOOD

AVERAGE

Independent Reader Reading Level Reading Comprehension Vocabulary knowledge Grammar/Mechanics Originality of ideas Sentence Structure Organization of Ideas

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED, HOW WOULD YOU RATE THE APPLICANT: EXCELLENT

GOOD

AVERAGE

BELOW AVERAGE

POOR

NO BASIS

As a student As a PERSON OVERALL

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MATH TEACHER RECOMMENDATION GRADES 6-12 PO BOX 210 Staunton, Virginia 24402 (540) 213-7774 stuarthallschool.org STUDENT NAME ________________________________________________________________________________________________________

The student above is a candidate for admission to Stuart Hall. Please complete this form to help us become better acquainted with the candidate. Please make your assessment of the applicant only in relation to other children of the same age. Your recommendation is confidential and will not be shared with the family. Thank you for your help. May someone from our School contact you to discuss your comments?

YES

NO

YOUR NAME: ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ SCHOOL NAME AND ADDRESS:

__________________________________________________________________________

PHONE: _______________________________________ EMAIL: _____________________________________________ Signature___________________________________________________________________________________ PLEASE RETURN THIS FORM TO STUART HALL SCHOOL • ADMISSIONS • PO BOX 210 • STAUNTON, VA 24402

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Date_____/_____/_____

• admissions@stuart-hall.org

GENERAL INFORMATION How long have you known the applicant? In what course(s) have you taught the applicant? Applicant’s grade in your course(s)? Primary types of writing assignments in your course(s):

What three words come to mind to describe the applicant? What are the applicant’s major strengths in your course(s)?

What are the applicant’s major weaknesses in your course(s)?

Please advise us of any behavioral problems you have experienced with this student in your classroom.

In what other capacity, if any, have you known the applicant?

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MATH TEACHER RECOMMENDATION, GRADES 6-12, PAGE 2

GENERAL RATING EXCELLENT

GOOD

AVERAGE

BELOW AVERAGE

POOR

NO BASIS FOR JUDGEMENT

BELOW AVERAGE

POOR

NO BASIS FOR JUDGEMENT

Academic Potential Resourcefulness/Initiative Reaction to Setbacks Conduct Acceptance of Responsibility Personal Integrity Emotional Stability Relationship to Adults Creativity Ability to follow directions Ability to work independently Ability to work with others

SPECIFIC MATH INFORMATION EXCELLENT

GOOD

AVERAGE

PROCEDURE SKILLS Problem Solving Skills Number Sense and Operations Understanding of Patterns & Mathematical Relationships Algebra Data and Statistics Probability Measurement Concepts Geometric Concepts Fluency with whole numbers Fluency with fractions Fluency with Decimals Fluency with Integers

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED, HOW WOULD YOU RATE THE APPLICANT: EXCELLENT As a student As a PERSON OVERALL

GOOD

AVERAGE

BELOW AVERAGE

POOR

NO BASIS FOR JUDGEMENT


TRANSCRIPT RELEASE PO BOX 210 Staunton, Virginia 24402 (540) 213-7774 stuarthallschool.org STUDENT NAME ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ SCHOOL NAME AND ADDRESS:

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PRINCIPAL OR HEADMASTER: ___________________________________________________________________________ Guidance Counselor/Office Administrator: _____________________________________________

TO PARENTS/GUARDIANS Please review and complete the authorization below. Give this form to the office at your child’s school for processing. In accordance with federal regulations regarding the privacy rights of parents and students under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, the undersigned hereby consents to the release of all educational records pertaining to the above named applicant to Stuart Hall School, including recommendations and other information that may be requested. Signature ___________________________________________________________________________________ PARENT/GUARDIAN

Date_____/_____/_____

TO THE GUIDANCE COUNSELOR The student named above has applied for admission to Stuart Hall School. Please send the following: 1. A transcript of the student’s record to date. Please include current grades and/or comments. 2. A copy of the student’s complete standardized test profile. 3. Any psychological or educational testing or evaluations. 4. Attendance Records 5. Discipline Records If this student is admitted to Stuart Hall School, we will request a final transcript of the student’s record at the conclusion of the academic year. Please keep this authorization form for your files so that another form will not be necessary. Thank you for your cooperation and assistance.

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TRANSPORTATION Students who live in the surrounding area can take advantage of bus routes from Harrisonburg, Lexington, and Waynesboro. Our routes run to the Lower School and Middle/ Upper School campuses and a shuttle in between the two makes it easy for siblings of different ages to ride to school together.

Transportation Route Harrisonburg

Mount Crawford

Our bus stops are in safe, public locations that are easily accessible to parents for dropoff and pick-up, and our bus fleet includes mini coaches that are comfortable for the rides to and from school. Our drivers are caring individuals who see students safely to their destinations and whose record of service is impeccable.

Verona lower school campus Staunton middle and upper school campus

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Fisherville

Waynesboro

Lexington

Transportation is provided at a fee, which varies depending on the route and frequency of travel. Centrally located routes are determined by the geographical placement of our families from year-toyear. Please inquire about stops close to your home. All transportation is managed by our Transportation Coordinator.

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P.O. Box 210 • Staunton, Virginia 24402 admissions@stuart-hall.org P (540) 213-7774 • F (540) 886-2275

VAIS Accredited

Stuart Hall School Middle and Upper School Application  

Apply to Stuart Hall School using this document, or by applying online through SSAT or the TABS common application.

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