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Fast Facts

Number of students


Student/Faculty Ratio

average 10 to 1


ELC Before school care: 6:45 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Lower School: 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Upper School: 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

ELC After school care:  3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

School Year 

Mid-August to Early-June

Tuition 2020-2021

Click here to view the tuition and fee schedule.

Please contact Mrs. Frannie Schwabenton if you have any questions or concerns at or 434-292-7218


Kenston Forest School is accredited by the Virginia Independent School Association (VISA) whose accreditation process has been approved by the Virginia Council for Private Education Committee on Accreditation as authorized by the Virginia State Board of Education.  The School is also accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS/SAIS/AdvancED), valid through June 30, 2025.


Student transportation to and from school on a regularly scheduled bus route for standard operating hours is offered at no additional cost.

College Acceptances:

In the past five years, our graduates have sought higher education at the College of William and Mary, Duke University, Hampden-Sydney College, James Madison University, Liberty University, Longwood University, University of Kentucky, University of Mississippi, University of Tennessee, University of Alabama, the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, East Carolina University, Coastal Carolina University, University of Chicago, Penn State, University of Pennsylvania, Arizona State University, University of Massachusetts, University of California Los Angeles, University of California Santa Barbara, University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Military Institute, Virginia Tech, Washington & Lee University, George Mason University, Randolph Macon College,  University of Richmond, and many others.