Charlottesville Catholic School

  • Charlottesville Catholic School is a nationally recognized school offering Pre-K through 8th grade curriculum and welcoming to all faiths.
  • Charlottesville Catholic School provides a rich and challenging curriculum in a community rooted in the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and the Traditions of the Catholic Church.
  • The school nurtures students' God-given gifts, instilling acceptance, respect and compassion; preparing students to be advocates, leaders, and stewards; producing collaborators, achievers and creators, to make a positive impact upon our world.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1996
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2005, 2014

Student Body

Total Students335 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 24%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
69%
Average Class Size17 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,880
Tuition NotesMultiple Child Tuition Aid, Financial Aid, and Scholarships are available.
Admissions DirectorKatrina Kuhn

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
SoccerVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Boy Scouts of America, French Club, Girl Scouts, Knitting Club, Literary Magazine, Nature Club, Printmaking, Running Club, Sign Language Club, STEAM

Arts and Music Programs:
Worship Choir

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Tennis

School Notes

  • Faith
  • At Charlottesville Catholic School, our fundamental task is educating the whole person by integrating Christian values with learning in daily life. Recognizing the uniqueness and individuality of children, we guide them to discover and develop their God-given gifts.
  • Knowledge
  • Charlottesville Catholic School is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the National Catholic Education Association (NCEA). Charlottesville Catholic was awarded the National Blue Ribbon Award of Excellence in Education in 2005 and again in 2014 by the US Department of Education. Our students consistently rank amoung the highest in the country on standardized tests. We are proud that most of our graduates move on to perform in advanced level courses with the top 10% of high school students.
  • Community
  • A faith filled education begins with the family and grows through the community. School famiiles are encouraged to participate in weekly liturgies and in a variety of community service efforts. Recognizing that our community extends beyond Charlottesville Catholic School to our local parishes, our students often serve in parish choirs and as altar servers. Additionally, Charlottesville Catholic students do have to meet a required number of service hours, which can be achieved through classroom and school wide community service initiatives, as well as through outside organizations and events. The school consistently strives to increase the number of hours given back to the community every year, and has reached nearly 7,000 hours this past year!
  • Charlottesville Catholic School is a regional Catholic School under the supervision of the Office of Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Richmond, and follows the policies and direction of the Diocese of Richmond.

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