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Academics

Description of Department/Program:

The school is small, but its program is large. With more than 100 course offerings, Foxcroft's curriculum meets the needs of students' varying interests and abilities and offers a wide variey of electives, ranging from discrete mathematics to forensic medicine, and from Women's Literature to Constitutional Law, to name a few. Advanced Placement courses are offered in all disciplines.

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Academics Director

Name: John Suitor

Email: [email protected]

Fax: (540) 687-4196

Phone: 540) 687-4330

Title: Academic Dean/Dean of Faculty

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Faculty

Average faculty tenure: 8 years (teaching faculty)

Full Time: 33 (teaching faculty)

Number that reside on campus: 38 (total faculty); 27 (teaching faculty)

Number of minority faculty: 4

Percent with Doctorate: 6%

Percentage of faculty members who serve as student advisors: 100%

Percent with Masters: 45

Part Time: 1

Student/Faculty ratio: 6:1

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General Information

Accrediting agencies for school:

VAIS (Virginia Association of Independent Schools)

A.P. Courses Offered:

Biology

Calculus

Chemistry

Economics

English

French

French Literature

Other (Spanish Language and Literature)

Physics

US History

Average Class Size: 10

Courses Offered:

Algebra

American History

American Literature

Anatomy

Architecture

Art

Astronomy

Biology

Calculus

Ceramics

Chemistry

Choir

Chorus

Classics

Community Service

Computer Graphics

Computer Math

Computer Programming

Computer Science

Creative Writing

Dance

Discrete Math

Drama

Ecology

Economics

Electives

English

English Literature

Environmental Science

Equestrian Sports

European History

Expository Writing

Field Ecology

Fine Arts

French

Geology

Geometry

Health

History

Humanities

International Relations

Journalism

Latin

Mathematics

Music

Music Composition

Music Theory

Philosophy

Photography

Physical Education

Physics

Physiology

Pre-calculus

Science

Sculpture

Social Science

Social Studies

Spanish

Speech

Statistics

Studio Art

Study Skills

Theater Theology

Trigonometry

World Culture

World History

World Literature

Writing

Credits (# required to graduate): 18

Extra Help Available: Yes

Independent Study Offered: Yes

Number of courses per semester/term: 5

Number of non-credit requirements:

Arts (# of years/credits): 1.5

English (# of years/credits): 4

Foreign Language (# of years/credits): 3 minimum

History (# of years/credits): 3 minimum

Math (# of years/credits): Algebra 2 minimum

Other:

Physical Education (# of years/credits): 3 seasons/year for 4 years

Science (# of years/credits): 3 minimum

School day begins: 8:00 am

School day ends: 3:15 pm

Special Departmental Offerings:

Interim Term, Senior Thesis, Senior Projects, Goodyear Fellow, Travel Abroad.

Supervised School Evening Study Hall: Yes

Supervised School Day Study Hall (Time):

Supervised School Study Hall: No

Type of Academic Calendar: Semester

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Academic Support

Academic support programs offered: Yes

Additional Cost for Academic Support: No

Academic Support Program meets: Other (as needed in Learning Center, Math Lab, and Writing Lab. Tutoring is available.)

Academic Support Contact

Name: John Suitor

Email: [email protected]

Fax: (540) 687-4196

Phone: (540) 687-4330

Title: Academic Dean/Dean of Faculty

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College Placement Office

Average SAT I Scores (Math): 589

Average SAT I Scores (Verbal): 582

College Placement counseling offered: Yes

15 most popular schools from the past four years:

American University, Boston College, Boston University, College of Charleston, Corcoran School of Art, James Madison University, Lehigh University, Randolph Macon College, Reed College, Rollins College, University of Colorado, University of Vermont, University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, Wingate University

Percentage of graduates who attend college: 100%

Total scholarships awarded to graduating seniors: $734,000

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Library

Additional resources:

Annual Acquisition Budget ($ amount): $30,000

Number of video/audio titles: 3,000

CD-ROM available: Yes

Computers in Library: Yes

Internet Access in library: Yes

On-line bibliographic services: Yes

Interlibrary Loan available: Yes

Microfilm available: Yes

Number of Periodical Subscriptions: 160

Number of Volumes: 45,000

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Special Programs

Description of the program(s):

Interim Term, Goodyear Fellows Program, Senior Projects, Senior Thesis, Leadership Program, Community Service, Travel Abroad, Thai Cultural Exchange

Are study away programs offered: No


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