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Free Union at a Glance

Purpose

To nurture in each child a love of learning in a community that respects childhood.

Serving

Children in preschool through fifth grade.

Location

The campus is located in historic Free Union, Virginia in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and fifteen minutes northwest of downtown Charlottesville (home of the University of Virginia). The school is approximately 90 minutes from Richmond and two hours from Washington, DC.

Address

4220 Free Union Road, PO Box 250, Free Union, VA 22940

Facts

Founded: 1984
Grades: Preschool through Fifth Grade
Enrollment: 84 students
Faculty and staff: 15 Full-time
13 Part-time
Average class size: 10 students
Student:teacher ratio: PS and Pre-K 6:1
K 8:1
Grades 1-5 10:1
School day: Preschool, 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM or 8:30 to 3:00
Pre-K - 5th Grade, 8:15 AM to 3:00 PM
Campus: Six buildings on six acres, including a nature trail, creek, gardens, outdoor classroom, soccer field, wildlife meadow, and play structures
Featured: Certified Schoolyard Habitat
2021-22 tuition: See Tuition under Admissions
Extended Day Preschool - 5th Grade
Morning Care 7:45-8:15
Afterschool program 3:00-5:30
Financial aid: 26% of students receive need-based tuition assistance
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