Tidewater Academy

217 West Church Street
Wakefield, VA 23888-0238
Tel: (757)899-5401
Grades: PK-12 | 186 students
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Tidewater Academy is an independent, nonsectarian, coeducational, non-profit day school offering preschool through twelfth grade. Tidewater Academy offers students a college-preparatory foundation, fostering a lifelong love of learning, instilling family core values and good citizenship in their communities. This education best prepares students for the challenges they may face in an ever-changing world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1964

Student Body

Total Students 186 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Tidewater Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
12%
Number of AP Courses 5 courses
Advanced Courses AP Government, AP Calculus, AP English Literature, AP English LAnguage, AP US History
Average SAT score 1640
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(collared shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,900
Tuition Notes Tuition for K-5 is $6375, grades 6-12 is $6575.
% on Financial Aid
99%
Admissions Director Robyn Croft
Admissions Associate Gail Ford-Westbrook

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Football, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringFootball,
SoftballTennis,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. FCA, Forensics, SGA, Scholastic Bowl FCA, Forensics, SGA, Scholastic Bowl,
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Tidewater is an amazing school and it has given me so much. It still has a ways to go but it can reach it's goals with more students. I strongly recommend Tidewater Academy to everyone.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 05/17/16

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The average private school tuition in Virginia is $9,862 for elementary schools and $15,488 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).