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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly agree (2 responses)
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Do you feel this school develops compassion, caring, and empathy in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops respect in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Just right (2 responses)
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Powhatan School 5

Posted December 11, 2015
- a parent
Our children are thriving at Powhatan School. The faculty is excellent, and the education they receive is inclusive of not only strong academics in literature, mathematics and sciences, but with strong emphasis on the importance of art, music, sports, and foreign language. The community of educators, staff and parents are supportive, and there are so many ways to be involved and see all of the wonderful things that happen at school each day. The campus is beautiful and there is plenty of space to learn, work, explore, and play. Class sizes are small enough for focused learning in larger or smaller groups, and even for some individualized instruction when necessary. Our children are getting a well-rounded education intellectually, socially and emotionally and they love learning. We couldn't ask for more!

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Grateful to: Teacher

Posted December 11, 2015
- a parent
We are grateful to all of the Powhatan teachers, leaders and staff that make our school a safe and wonderful place to learn!


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Develops grit: Strongly agree

Posted December 11, 2015
- a parent
The school fosters creativity in learning, and encourages students to try their best, learn from mistakes and continue to achieve their highest potentials.

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Develops honesty: Strongly agree

Posted December 11, 2015
- a parent
The core values of the school focus specifically on these values, and more! Our students know what is expected of them and demonstrate excellence in character consistently.

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Grateful to: School leader

Posted October 14, 2015
- a parent
Dr. Hessberg, Director of Lower School, for being a mentor to so many children simultaneously. He makes every child feel like he takes a special and serious interest in them.


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Teacher effectiveness: Very effective

Posted October 14, 2015
- a parent
My son's teachers have been literally transformative...all of them, not just homeroom or core subject. The music and art teachers are stupendous.

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Develops grit: Strongly agree

Posted October 14, 2015
- a parent
"My son works harder to prepare for Mathcounts, an after-school activity, than my daughter did for any public school homework in the same grade. Powhatan students are typically motivated to do their best and work hard.

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Develops respect: Strongly agree

Posted October 14, 2015
- a parent
Powhatan does not tolerate disrespect among students beginning in the youngest of ages. I recall my son's fourth grade teacher continualy reinforcing, "did we do our best work? did i let the goup down by not doing my best work?"


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Develops empathy: Strongly agree

Posted October 14, 2015
- a parent
The teachers and administrators know every student...really KNOW them. They teach and lead by example, by being incredibly compassionate, caring individuals themselves.

Powhatan School 5

Posted October 14, 2015
- a parent
My son has had an absolutely wonderful experience at Powhatan in both Lower and Upper Schools. Powhatan does not tolerate bad behavior such as bullying and cultivates genuinely good character. We chose Powhatan for its outstanding math program, and their wilingness to allow our son to explore his interest in astronomy and physics, but we feel blessed to be part of every aspect of the Powhatan community.

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Powhatan School
49 Powhatan Ln, Boyce, VA  22620
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 39 reviews. (540) 837-1009
Last modified Powhatan School is a Private school that serves grades K-8
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