Community High School

Community High School is a small, secular independent college preparatory high school grounded in the liberal arts, founded with a commitment to seminar based classes, and located in Roanoke's city center.
Our mission is to foster creative and independent problem solvers with diverse backgrounds and abilities into scientifically and culturally literate, globally conscious, locally engaged citizens.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded2002

Student Body

Total Students64 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Community High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses2 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineApr. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,500
Tuition NotesAssistance Available

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
https://communityhigh.net/campus-life/clubs-activities/

School Notes

  • Community High School is a small, secular, independent school located in downtown Roanoke. Our curriculum emphasizes critical thinking in preparation for a rigorous liberal arts education. Classes operate in a college-seminar based format and are taught by a highly and widely qualified faculty committed to the progressive tradition.  The downtown campus allows our students direct access to many of Roanoke`s cultural institutions. Our students come from backgrounds diverse by faith, ethnicity, interest and economic position-we have never lost a student to financial need-and are committed to becoming responsible, culturally literate, globally conscious, and locally engaged citizens.
  • Our Mission is to develop creative and independent problem solvers with diverse backgrounds and abilities who will be scientifically and culturally literate, globally conscious, locally engaged citizens.

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