North Cross School

4254 Colonial Avenue Sw
Roanoke, VA 24018-0240
Tel: (540)989-6641
Grades: NS-12 | 447 students
North Cross School, located in Roanoke, Virginia and serving families in Southwest Virginia is a private, independent college-preparatory, day school grounded in a strong liberal arts and science curriculum combined with exceptional co-curricular art and athletic programs.
The academic program, from early childhood development starting at age 3 through twelfth grade, prepares students to become responsible, successful citizens by encouraging them to explore their interests and develop their talents.
The School is located at 4254 Colonial Avenue, Roanoke, VA, 24018.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Institute for Independent Education
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded 1944

Student Body

Total Students 447 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade North Cross School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 14 students
Number of AP Courses 13 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Caculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, French Literature, Government and Politics: United States, Latin Literature, Music Theory, Spanish Language, Statistics, Studio Art 2-D Portfolio, United States History,
Average SAT score 1147
Average ACT score 25
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki bottoms and collared shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Detailed information about tuition information is available at
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Deborah C. Jessee
Admissions Associate Katherine Kelly


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


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. International Thespian Society International Thespian Society,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Faith Christian School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is New Vista Montessori School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is New Vista Montessori School (2.4 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Roanoke
    Grades: NS-K | 57 students
    2.4 miles
    541 Luck Ave., #110
    Roanoke, VA 24016
  • Roanoke
    Grace Academy
    Grades: PK-5 | 80 students
    2.6 miles
    2731 Edgewood Street Sw
    Roanoke, VA 24015
  • Roanoke
    Faith Christian School
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    Grades: PK-12 | 291 students
    2.7 miles
    3585 Buck Mountain Rd
    Roanoke, VA 24018
  • Salem
    Grades: PK-3 | 64 students
    3 miles
    2040 Apperson Drive
    Salem, VA 24153
  • Roanoke
    First Baptist Church Child Development Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
    Grades: PK-KG | 23 students
    4.2 miles
    515 3rd St Sw
    Roanoke, VA 24016

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The average private school tuition in Virginia is $10,040 for elementary schools and $15,385 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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