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Fulfilling Their Potential

The four years of Upper School at Covenant provide rich ground for students to apply the skills they have developed in the Lower and Middle Schools in sophisticated ways. Our Upper School offers a rich, comprehensive program, preparing young adults for life after Covenant. The college preparatory curriculum employs the best of classical and modern thought. Honors and accelerated courses are offered in all core disciplines and the Fine Arts. Our Office of College and Academic Advising offers support and guidance to families as students craft a course selection sequence designed to help them fulfill their potential.

A Day in the Life of a Covenant School Student

Meet the Head of Upper School

Leslie Moeller began her role as Head of Upper School in 2016, bringing with her over 20 years of wide ranging leadership experience in education. She is the former Chairman and current Vice Chairman of the Society for Classical Learning and was also the founding editor of SCL Journal. At the Geneva School of Boerne, Texas, Leslie helped lead the school through dramatic growth over 13 years in multiple roles, including Chairman of the Board; Head of School; Capital Campaign Co-Chairman; founder and coach of Geneva’s nationally ranked debate program; and instructor of Senior Thesis, middle school language arts, informal logic, and debate. She holds a J.D. from Boston College Law School and a B.A. from U.Va. in English Literature and Economics. Leslie and her husband, Eric, have three children.
 

Upper School Electives

Covenant high schoolers enjoy twice weekly elective courses which offer a wide breadth of topics to complement the core curriculum. 

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The Covenant School

Birdwood Campus | Lower School | Pre-K–Grade 6 |
1000 Birdwood Road Charlottesville, VA 22903 | 434.220.7309

Hickory Campus | Middle and Upper School | Grades 7–12 | 175 Hickory Street Charlottesville, VA 22902 | 434.220.7329
Located in Charlottesville, VA, The Covenant School is a non-denominational, private, Christian day school for Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12. Students benefit from a challenging academic program, visual and performing arts, competitive athletics, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.