Ware Academy

7936 John Clayton Memorial Hwy,
Gloucester, VA, 23061-0230
     Tel: (804)693-3825
Grades: PK - 8 | 135 students
Ware Academy is a college preparatory school for students in Pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade.
The school empowers each student to achieve academic excellence, emphasizing the development of mind, body and character.
The primary objectives are to educate the whole child to his fullest potential and for students to acquire a respect and a desire for learning in order to develop into independent, life long learners in preparation for productive and fulfilled lives.
The school embraces and appreciates that students possess individual styles.
Ware Academy is a non-profit, non-denominational, non-sectarian independent school founded in 1949.
The school promotes ethnic and racial diversity.
Moralistic and ethical principles are fostered, enriching students to develop integrity, empathy and compassion for all living things.
Ware selects students on the basis of academic potential and developmental readiness without regard to race, color, creed, or ethnic origin.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 135 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 7%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Ware Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Christchurch School (13.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Majesty Christian Academy (5.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Gloucester Montessori School (6.4 miles away)
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