Welcome to Renaissance School, Central Virginia's college preparatory high school for high ability students in the arts, sciences, and/or humanities. We emphasize both broad and deep interdisciplinary learning through a balanced program equally strong in the arts and academics. Renaissance School embraces the whole student through differentiated and experiential learning. We emphasize creativity, critical thinking and collaboration.
We are so grateful to the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank for all the outstanding work they do in our community, and happy to do our part! RHS is humbled to be first place high school contributor to the Neighbors-4-Neighbors Food Drive for another year.
Congratulations to Senior Artie Bowman for her nomination for the Emily Couric Leadership Scholarship!
Congratulations to Emmett Angle-Davis ('21) for his acceptance to the Christopher Newport University Summer Humanities Institute! This summer program for three college credits will this year be covering the exciting topic of Heroes and Epics. We can't wait to hear all about it in the fall, Emmett!
Congratulations to Sydnie Lowmax('22) for being awarded a 50% scholarship to Rustic Pathways student global travel! Sydnie was “selected from a competitive pool of applicants, and we were so impressed by your strong motivation and commitment to service.” Way to go, Sydnie!
Congratulations to Lola Manning('19) for being awarded the full ride NSLI for Youth Scholarship to study in Taiwan! The National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program was launched in 2006. The U.S. Department of State awards merit-based scholarships to high school students for immersion programs in locations where the eight NSLI-Y languages are spoken.
Congratulations to Yanni Raymond('20) for his acceptance to the Yale Young Global Scholars program! YYGS empowers the next generation of leaders by building a global community and designing interdisciplinary programs that foster intellectual curiosity, deepen understanding and inspire creative action across all borders.
Congratulations to Hendrik Younger ('21) for his acceptance to the UVA Summer Language Institute - German! Students attend classes five days a week and up to seven and a half hours a day. Listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills are developed in a student-centered environment. Herzliche Glückwünsche! Sehr gut!