Chesapeake Academy

  • Chesapeake Academy is an independent, coeducational day school serving a diverse population of Pre-Kindergarten 3 & 4 years through Eighth Grade students in the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula of Virginia.
  • The school prepares each student for their future academic, ethical, social, and physical endeavors in an intellectually challenging environment with a unique curriculum grounded in a nurturing, family-oriented atmosphere.
  • The Academy prepares each student for their secondary school of choice.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Educational Records Bureau
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1889
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students112 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 24%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
3%
Average Class Size10 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Chesapeake Academy students follow both a casual dress code as well as a formal dress code for certain days of the school year.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPre-Kindergarten 3 & 4 $5,850 Grades Kindergarten through Four $10,295 Grades Five through Eight $10,870
Admissions DirectorHilary Scott

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
GolfSoccer,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.8th grade week-long field study trip in South Florida (Seacamp), Blue/White Intramural Competitions, Community Service, Drama, Early Childhood Enrichment Series, Field Trips, Middle School Inward Bound, Music/Chorus/Instrumental Instruction, Osprey Chorus, Performing Arts and Lecture Series (PALS), Student Council, Tone Chime Choir, Yearbook

School Notes

  • When choosing the right educational environment to meet the needs of your child(ren), keep in mind the caliber of students that attend Chesapeake Academy. These students are: Committed to learning; Eager to meet new people; Of strong ethical character; Well-rounded, with varied interests and talents; Excited about becoming part of a close-knit community; and, Interested in developing themselves to the fullest through academic challenge, athletic competition, and artistic exploration.

Nearby Private Schools

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  • Christchurch
    Grades: 9-12 | 210 students
    7.7 miles
    49 Seahorse Lane
    Christchurch, VA 23031
    (804)758-2306
    7.7 9-12
    210
  • Gloucester
    Grades: NS-6 | 26 students
    10.5 miles
    8381 George Washington Memorial Highway
    Gloucester, VA 23061
    (804)693-6455
    10.5 NS-6
    26
  • Gloucester
    Majesty Christian Academy
    Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
    Grades: K | 29 students
    12.4 miles
    10487 Harcum Rd
    Gloucester, VA 23061
    (804)694-5258
    12.4 K
    29
  • Gloucester
    Grades: PK-8 | 147 students
    16.8 miles
    7936 John Clayton Memorial Hwy
    Gloucester, VA 23061
    (804)693-3825
    16.8 PK-8
    147
  • Williamsburg
    Grades: PK-12 | 151 students
    27.1 miles
    101 Schoolhouse Lane
    Williamsburg, VA 23188
    (757)220-1978
    27.1 PK-12
    151

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The average private school tuition in Virginia is $11,075 for elementary schools and $16,559 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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