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 14%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade North Cross School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 60%
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 www.northcross.org/admission
% on Financial Aid 23%
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Deborah C. Jessee
Admissions Associate Katherine Kelly

Sports

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,
FootballGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

Extracurriculars

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

Nearby 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)
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  • RoanokeNew Vista Montessori School
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  • RoanokeFaith Christian School
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    3585 Buck Mountain Rd
    RoanokeVA 24018
    (540)769-5200
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    SalemVA 24153
    (540)387-1523
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  • RoanokeFirst Baptist Church Child Development Center
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    RoanokeVA 24016
    (540)224-3357
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