What makes us different? 

Elk Hill's Integrated

Approach to Education







Behavior Management

  • Low Student/Staff Ratios  

  • Positive Behavior Supports 

  •  Trauma Informed  

  •  Behavior Support Planning  

  • Therapeutic Day Treatment  

  • MANDT System of Interventions  

  • Social Skills Training 

Our Schools 

Staunton School

Grades K-12

Harambee School

Grades 7-12

Charlottesville School: Grades K-12
Harambee (Goochland) School: Grades 7-12
Staunton School: Grades K-12
Quick Referral 

View our 2020- 2021 school calendars

Meet Our Heads of School

Dawn Gillette, M.Ed.

Head of Charlottesville School 


Phone: (434) 220-7198 ext. 104
Fax: (434) 220-7113

1819 Emmet St N.

Charlottesville, VA 22901

Chuck Longerbeam, M.Ed. 

Head of Staunton School 

Shawn Freeman, M.Ed.

Head of Harambee School at Elk Hill 


Phone: (804) 457-4866 ext. 316

Fax: (804) 457-2830

1976 Elk Hill Rd

Goochland, VA 23063

To learn more about admissions reach out to one of our

Heads of School.

Harambee (Goochland) School: Grades 7-12

-Experiential Education model where students develop knowledge, skills, and values from direct experiences and self-reflection. -Career and Technical Education Center preparing 21st century learners with job skills and opportunities to earn various industry certifications. -Swimming pool, gym, weight room, outdoor sporting and play area, all on a 300 acre rural campus. -Staff with a total of over 135 years of service dedicated to our students and the community. - Day and Residential options.