Lower School Admission

Apply today for Kindergarten – Grade 4!

Our Lower School (K-4) challenges students academically, empowers curiosity, and nurtures student’s social growth. In addition to core subjects such as math and reading, students also study Spanish, visual and performing arts, library and media studies, computer science, and physical education. Our Lower School students enjoy a well-rounded and supportive education.

Apply today! Questions? Please reach out to the Admission office: (434) 296-5106 or admission@stab.org

If you've already started an application, you may continue it here.

Steps to Apply

Step 2: Sign up for your parent/guardian interview. 

Step 3: Review the complete application process outlined below. 

Application Deadlines

Summer applications for 2023 - 24

We continue to review applications on a rolling basis. Please contact our admission team to check on space availability at each grade level. 


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* Please note that some grades may be full by this point. 

What does the Application Process Include?

Meet Your Admission Director

Stacey Gearhart, Director of Admission for Pre-School – Grade 4

Stacey Gearhart, M.Ed., P. '32 is the Director of Admission for Pre-School – Grade 4, and a member of the Residential Life team. If she had to sum up the School in one word, Stacey would say “inspiring” because she is inspired by the genuine care and concern our students and teachers have for each other.

She earned a B.S. in geology from Washington & Lee University in 2003, and went on to earn a M.Ed. in educational psychology from the Curry School at the University of Virginia in 2013.