Virginia Private Schools

There are 921 private schools in Virginia, serving 132,268 students.
Minority enrollment is 24% and the student:teacher ratio is 10:1.
52% of Virginia private schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Baptist).
Recent Articles
Rankings or Comparisons?
Rankings or Comparisons?
Choosing the right private school for your child involves comparing schools as opposed to ranking them.
7 Ways Kids Can Avoid Summer Brain Drain
The summer "Brain Drain," also known as the "Summer Slide" is a term commonly used by educators and parents alike to describe the learning loss that takes place for many students during summer months. We polled the experts and found the 7 best ways parents and kids can combat the problem head on.
Marketing the Small Private School: Communicating with Your Community
The foundation of any successful small private school marketing program is having clear, consistent and authoritative in-house communications. We take a look at what is involved in this second article on marketing the small private school.
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Virginia is $8,634 for elementary schools and $14,862 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Virginia is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).