Benedictine College Preparatory

12829 River Road
Richmond, VA 23238-0232
Tel: (804)708-9504
Grades: 9 - 12 | 289 students
Benedictine was founded in 1911, under the name of Benedictine College, by a group of Benedictine monks from Belmont Abbey in North Carolina.
The name Benedictine is synonymous with Catholic values, academic excellence, leadership, and service.
As a Catholic school, we believe in exemplifying and conveying the basic tenets and values of the Faith.
They should guide our conduct in everyday life.
As an academic preparatory school, our curriculum and standards are established to prepare our graduates for study at a quality four-year institution of higher learning.
As a school for young men, we nurture esprit de corps, camaraderie, and loyalty to our school and each other.
We want our young men to grow intellectually, socially, physically, emotionally, and spiritually.
To that end we expect our students to participate in a broad range of available curricular and co-curricular activities.
As a military school, we are committed to developing skills in leadership, discipline teamwork, and responsibility.
We also imbue in our cadets the unique set of traditions that link each generation of cadets.

School Overview

School Type Military School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Association of Military Colleges and Schools
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1911

Student Body

Total Students 289 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 25%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Benedictine College Preparatory Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 85%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 13 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Military Uniform)

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hallmark Youthcare Richmond (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hallmark Youthcare Richmond (2.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Steward School (3.5 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • Henrico
    Hallmark Youthcare Richmond
    Special Education School
    Grades: 6-12 | 47 students
    2.1 miles
    12800 West Creek Pkwy
    Henrico, VA 23238
    (804)784-2200
    2.16-12
    47
  • Richmond
    Grades: K-8 | 98 students
    2.7 miles
    3809 Patterson Ave
    Richmond, VA 23221
    (804)353-1110
    2.7K-8
    98
  • Richmond
    Grades: PK-12 | 583 students
    3.5 miles
    11600 Gayton Rd
    Richmond, VA 23238
    (804)740-3394
    3.5PK-12
    583
  • Henrico
    Grades: PK-5 | 40 students
    4 miles
    2545 Gayton Center Rd
    Henrico, VA 23233
    (804)740-6500
    4PK-5
    40
  • Henrico
    Grades: 5 | 2 students
    4.5 miles
    12484 Church Road
    Henrico, VA 23233
    (804)360-4994
    4.55
    2

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