Ryan Academy

Tel: (757)583-7926
Grades: 1 - 12 | 68 students
Ryan Academy is a small, private school for students in grades 1-12.
Founded in 1950, we have served the Tidewater Region for 60 years! A strong academic program is central to our school.
To accomplish this, class sizes are small so teachers can accomodate the individual needs of students.
Ryan Academy offers a variety of athletic and club activities.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 1 - 12
Year Founded 1950

Student Body

Total Students 68 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Ryan Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 8 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,400
Tuition Notes Lower School $5560 Middle School $6590 High School $7100 Annual Student Assessment Fee $375
Admissions Director Alexis Karageorge


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Golf, Track and FieldBaseballBasketball,
GolfTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Chess Club, Student Council, Yearbook, Guitar Club, Drama & Art Band, Chess Club, Yearbook, Guitar Club, Drama & Art, Student Council,

School Notes:

  • ACADEMICS A strong academic program is at the core of Ryan Academy's purpose. To accomplish this, class sizes are small so teachers can truly know and accommodate the students' needs. Because we serve students in grades 1-12, it is possible for your child to benefit from a caring and supportive education from start to finish! In addition to the core subjects of reading, language arts, math, science and social studies, all students have the opportunity to receive instruction in foreign language, physical education, art, computers and music. We aim to provide a solid foundation for student learning within a strong community; develop skills and attitudes for successful life-long, independent learning; create an environment that fosters curiosity, critical thinking, problem solving, reflection and evaluation while emphasizing the intrinsic rewards and values of learning in daily work and through community service. EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES In addition to a strong, academic program, Ryan Academy offers a variety of sports and club activities. Our sports program has included basketball, cheerleading, bowling, baseball, softball, soccer and golf. High School clubs offer the opportunity for student participation in a wide variety of activities such as student council, band, yearbook publication, forensics, journalism, chess, drama, art and computers. VALUES The faculty of Ryan Academy strive to prepare students for the 21st century. Ryan students strive to be respectful, responsible and resourceful. Students are expected to be respectful to each other and their teachers, responsible for their behavior and their academic commitments, and resourceful and creative in their learning endeavors. Ryan Academy staff create an atmosphere where honest work is valued and rewarded. Lying, cheating, stealing, plagiarism, and drug or alcohol use are not accepted. COMMUNITY SERVICE We strive for students at Ryan to be a part of the world around them by remaining connected and engaged in our local community. This work prepares them with experience in many fields of work and instills the value of giving back to our local community. To this end, students have a community service requirement for graduation.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Norfolk Collegiate School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Building Blocks Preschool (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Building Blocks Preschool (0 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended January 14, 2014 - I am one of the first graduating class of students from 1976 and loved the school. It prepared me for ODU and I went into the medical field for 28+ years. Wish we had more alumni functions. Fantastic school. Lindalyn Thrasher Dentel - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended October 06, 2012 - Ryan Academy is an excellent school for us. The small class size and dedication of the teachers is one of the strongest assets of the school. Art, sports and extracurricular activities are available. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended January 28, 2012 - Ryan Academy is a strong private school with dedicated teachers! I highly recommend it to families that would would like a small school at an affordable price. Ryan has strong enrichment programs including art, music, Spanish computers and PE. - Posted by Parent

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