Virginia Beach Friends School

Tel: (757)428-7534
Grades: PK-12 | 263 students
VBFS is on 11 acre wooded campus and students enjoy some classes outside when the weather is nice
VBFS is on 11 acre wooded campus and students enjoy some classes outside when the weather is nice
"My son's confidence, especially in writing and math has soared, as has his curiosity and desire to delve into what appears on the surface to be insoluble.
He has gained confidence in expressing what resides within all of us, but which often goes unspoken.
You allowed free expression, encouraging his compassion to blossom, his desire to be a peacemaker to be expressed, his gentleness to be respected, his competitive spirit to emerge -- and not restricted to "winning." What greater gift could you have possibly given me?" Parent of 8th grade student.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Friends Council on Education (FCE)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
National Middle School Association
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Religious Affiliation Friends
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Yes
Year Founded 1955

Student Body

Total Students 263 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Virginia Beach Friends School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 20 courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Please contact admissions for tuition and financial aid information.


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Bowling, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballBowling,

School Notes:

  • Early Arrivals and Late Departures Program
  • After-school music lessons, dance and karate
  • Small Classes
  • Committed Teachers
  • Travel abroad program
  • Service program
  • National Honor Society
  • Sustainability Curriculum
  • ESL Program

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Cape Henry Collegiate School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Norfolk Christian School-Beach (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Norfolk Christian School-Beach (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Virginia Beach
    Grades: PK-5 | 248 students
    0.8 miles
    1265 Laskin Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23451
  • Virginia Beach
    Grades: PK-12 | 895 students
    1.9 miles
    1320 Mill Dam Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
  • Virginia Beach
    Great Neck Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 98 students
    1.9 miles
    2225 Rosehall Drive
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
  • Virginia Beach
    Holy Family Day School
    Daycare / Preschool (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-K | 28 students
    2 miles
    1279 N Great Neck Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
  • Virginia Beach
    Galilee Montessori
    Montessori School (Episcopal)
    Grades: NS-3 | 85 students
    2.2 miles
    3928 Pacific Ave
    Virginia Beach, VA 23451

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