Kenston Forest School

Every Child Known and Valued

From Blackstone, Virginia, our mission is to develop in each student the qualities of leadership, scholarship, service, and good character.

Who We Are

Explore Kenston

Welcome to Kenston Forest School!

We have been providing excellence in education since 1966. Our mission is to develop in each student the qualities of leadership, scholarship, service, and good character.

At Kenston Forest, every child is known and valued, and leaders are built here. Come and explore our campus, learn about our programs, and join our vibrant community. Contact us today for more information or to schedule a visit. We look forward to welcoming you to our school!

The mission of Kenston Forest School is to develop in each student the qualities of leadership, scholarship, service, and good character in an atmosphere that stresses family values and Judeo-Christian ideals.

Our mission promise: Every Child Known & Valued.

Kenston Forest School

By The Numbers

Kenston Forest

450

Approximate Enrollment

95%

Rate of College Matriculation

16

Average Class Size

10:1

Student-Faculty Ratio

81.5

ACRE

Campus

Who We Are

Explore Kenston

Welcome to Kenston Forest School!

We have been providing excellence in education since 1966. Our mission is to develop in each student the qualities of leadership, scholarship, service, and good character.

At Kenston Forest, every child is known and valued, and leaders are built here. Come and explore our campus, learn about our programs, and join our vibrant community. Contact us today for more information or to schedule a visit. We look forward to welcoming you to our school!

The mission of Kenston Forest School is to develop in each student the qualities of leadership, scholarship, service, and good character in an atmosphere that stresses family values and Judeo-Christian ideals.

Our mission promise: Every Child Known & Valued.

Kenston Forest School By The Numbers

Academics

Our academic program is committed to recognizing and nurturing the unique talents and learning styles of each student.

Through a comprehensive curriculum, blending traditional and innvatice methods, that spans from early learning to upper school, we integrate technology, hands-on activities, and collaborative projects to create an engaging and dynamic learning environment and encourage critical thinking and problem-solving skills, ensuring that every student is equipped to meet the challenges of the future.

Athletics

Our athletics program is designed to provide a full range of options so students are able to experience and safely explore a variety of sports.

We empower our students to explore and embrace their athletic potential in a secure environment.

Whether it’s team sports or individual pursuits, our program fosters a culture of inclusivity and personal growth.

A word from

Lori Bacon

Thank you for visiting our website, & for taking time to learn about our school family. Kenston Forest School is a happy place, a place where all who enter gladly learn and gladly teach.

We are a family school, where parents and grandparents are welcome partners to inspiring mentor-teachers & coaches, where all adults share a bright optimistic vision of what children become.

We are proud of our school & excited to help you learn more about us. I hope you will visit us and that you, too, will become part of our Kenston Forest family.

– Lori Bacon, Head of School

 Lori D. Bacon
Lori Bacon

Only At

Kenston Forest School

We invite you to learn more and experience a culture of citizen leadership that is incorporated in every dimension of the Kenston Forest School community.

What People Are Saying

about Kenston Forest School…

Thank you all so much for the role that each of you played in my children’s education. Honestly, you know that private school tuition can be a burden for some families (mine included), but I always think the words shared with me by our former librarian who encouraged me with this: “I’ve never regretted the sacrafices I had to make to send my child to KFS.”

– KFS Parent

It’s hard to describe the family atmosphere at KFS, the feeling that every single child matters and is cherished, and that no child will get left behind. Very hard to describe it really. It’s just a feeling and it makes me happy for my son.

– KFS Parent

Kenston Forest is the best… Teachers are so caring and spend time making each child feel special… Reading, Math, and being the best you can be is on the agenda everyday.

– KFS Grandparent

I would like to thank each one of you [KFS teachers] for choosing to make a difference in the life of a child. From experience, I watched my daughter being encouraged to be all she could be and given opportunities to explore a multitude of possibilities. She credits many of you for her love of knowledge, Mathematical acumen and unwavering support throughout her years at KFS. You rock!

– Alumna Parent

The teachers, staff, and administration of KFS go above and beyond every day to make sure all students are known and valued. The same love and safety my children feel at home is carried over in their school. We will always choose KFS. Go Kavs!

– KFS Parent

The people are really great here! It’s like a second home. The teachers challenge me to learn more, not just in academics, but also in life.

– KFS Student

Kenston is awesome… God comes first… just the place you want your children to be.

– KFS Grandparent

Being a student at KFS is like being a member of a family. Everyone at the school welcomes you with open arms.

– KFS Student

Kenston Forest

Matriculation

At Kenston Forest School, we take great pride in our students’ matriculation to top-tier colleges and universities. With a remarkable 95% rate of college matriculation, our graduates have gone on to attend prestigious institutions such as Duke, William & Mary, Virginia Tech, and more. We believe in providing our students with the tools and education they need to succeed in college and beyond. Join us at Kenston Forest School and let us help you pave the path to your future success. Excellence in education since 1966.

Kenston Forest

Accreditation

Kenston Forest School is fully accredited through the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and Virginia Independent Schools Association (VISA).

Our Promise:

Every Child Known And Valued