Norfolk Christian Schools

255 Thole St,
Norfolk, VA, 23505-0235
     Tel: (757)423-5770
Grades: PK - 12 | 834 students
Established in 1952, Norfolk Christian Schools is a nondenominational, fully accredited Christian day school offering innovative Pre-K (age 3) through grade 12 programs.
We strive to introduce Jesus Christ to our students through a solid college preparatory curriculum and dedicated faculty who are second to none.
Our mission at NSC is three-fold.
We aim to equip students spiritually, intellectually and physically to love God and serve Him as Christ’s ambassadors in the world.
The mission is supported through the core values of relationship, leadership, truth, worship, stewardship, ambassadorship and partnership.
Training our students to integrate these values into daily activities creates an atmosphere centered on knowing Christ and making Him known to the world.
We offer PK3-5th grades on two campuses in Norfolk and Virginia Beach.
We offer grades 6-12 in our Norfolk Upper School Campus.
Middle School (grades 6-8) is in a separate wing in the Upper School.
We are accredited by ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International), SACS (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools), and VAIS (Virginia Association of Independent Schools).

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported ADD/ADHD, Test Anxiety, Dyslexia/Language-based or Mild Learning Differences, etc.
Year Founded 1952

Student Body

Total Students 834 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 25%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade Norfolk Christian Schools Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 57%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 9 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Chemistry, AP English, AP Physics, AP Psychology, AP Spanish, AP U.S. Government, AP U.S. History, French 4/Honors/Ap French, Honors 9th, 10th & 11th English, Honors Chemistry, Honors Pre-calculus, Spanish 4/Honors Spanish  
Average SAT score 573
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Lower School and Upper School dress code varies - see website for details)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Please check our website for tuition details.
Acceptance Rate 74%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Ross McCloud
Admissions Associate Beth Christianson


Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 21 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Bio-Eco Club, Club A.R.K., Club Snow, Cosmic Christian Club (Physics), Drama Club, Forensics, French Club, Happy Club, Happy Club (Operation Smile), International Club, Latin Club, Missions Club, Photography Club, Ping-Pong Club, Poetry Club, Spanish Club, Spring Play, St. Mary's Invisible Children, Step Team, The Man Club (Men living for God), Windsong Bio-Eco Club, Club A.R.K., Club Snow, Drama Club, Forensics, French Club, Happy Club, Latin Club, Missions Club, Ping-Pong Club, Poetry Club, Spanish Club, Spring Play, Step Team, Windsong, Cosmic Christian Club (Physics),
Happy Club (Operation Smile),
International Club,
Photography Club,
St. Mary's Invisible Children,
The Man Club (Men living for God),

School Notes:

"We are therefore Christ's ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us. We implore you on Christ's behalf: Be reconciled to God." - II Corinthians 5:20 (NIV) Established in 1952, Norfolk Christian Schools is a nondenominational, fully accredited Christian day school offering innovative Pre-K through grade 12 programs. Throughout our 53 years Norfolk Christian Schools has maintained a standard as one of the premier, fully accredited Christian schools in the country. We strive to introduce Jesus Christ to our students through a solid college preparatory curriculum and dedicated faculty who are second to none. NCS has a few distinctive characteristics that set it apart: rigorous, challenging curriculum that includes a selection of AP courses, strong relationship between faculty and students, clean, modern facilities and state-of-the-art technology, student participation in missions and outreach, locally and globally active, involved parents

Profile last updated: 09/02/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Norfolk Collegiate School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Norfolk Collegiate School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Trinity Lutheran Church School (0.8 miles away)
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