Benedictine was founded in 1911, under the name of Benedictine College, by a group of Benedictine monks from Belmont Abbey in North Carolina.
The name Benedictine is synonymous with Catholic values, academic excellence, leadership, and service.
As a Catholic school, we believe in exemplifying and conveying the basic tenets and values of the Faith.
They should guide our conduct in everyday life.  As an academic preparatory school, our curriculum and standards are established to prepare our graduates for study at a quality four-year institution of higher learning.
As a school for young men, we nurture esprit de corps, camaraderie, and loyalty to our school and each other.
We want our young men to grow intellectually, socially, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. To that end we expect our students to participate in a broad range of available curricular and co-curricular activities.
As a military school, we are committed to developing skills in leadership, discipline teamwork, and responsibility.
We also imbue in our cadets the unique set of traditions that link each generation of cadets.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 282 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $19,800
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 29 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Benedictine College Preparatory ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
282 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
Benedictine College Preparatory Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
85%
Average Class Size
16 students
Number of AP Courses
13 courses
Advanced Courses
AP 2D Art, AP 3D Art, AP Biology, AP Calculus (AB), AP Calculus (BC), AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP Economics, AP English Language, Ap English Literature and Composition, AP U.S. Government, AP U.S. History
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Military Uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 29 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Several financial aid packages and scholarships are available.
% on Financial Aid
56%
Admissions Director
Greg Lilly

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Battle of the Brains, Emmaus Group, Key Club, Latin Club, Model General Assembly, Model Judiciary, National Honor Society, RAMPS, Rifle Team, Spanish Club, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Drama, Pipe and Drum, Visual Arts

School Notes

  • Benedictine was founded in 1911, under the name of Benedictine College, by a group of Benedictine monks from Belmont Abbey in North Carolina. The name Benedictine is synonymous with Catholic values, academic excellence, leadership, and service. As a Catholic school, we believe in exemplifying and conveying the basic tenets and values of the Faith. They should guide our conduct in everyday life. As an academic preparatory school, our curriculum and standards are established to prepare our graduates for study at a quality four-year institution of higher learning. As a school for young men, we nurture esprit de corps, camaraderie, and loyalty to our school and each other. We want our young men to grow intellectually, socially, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. To that end we expect our students to participate in a broad range of available curricular and co-curricular activities. As a military school, we are committed to developing skills in leadership, discipline teamwork, and responsibility. We also imbue in our cadets the unique set of traditions that link each generation of cadets.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Benedictine College Preparatory cost?

Benedictine College Preparatory's tuition is approximately $19,800 for private students.

What sports does Benedictine College Preparatory offer?

Benedictine College Preparatory offers 13 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Winter Track and Wrestling. Benedictine College Preparatory is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for most sports offered.

What is Benedictine College Preparatory's ranking?

Benedictine College Preparatory ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees, Largest student body, Most sports offered, Most extracurriculars offered and Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for Benedictine College Preparatory?

The application deadline for Benedictine College Preparatory is Jan. 29 / rolling (applications are due on Jan. 29 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 282 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $19,800
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 29 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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