Elijah House Academy

For more than three decades, Elijah House Academy has offered a Christ-centered and accessible choice in education that cultivates the hearts, minds, and bodies of our city`s children for God`s glory and Richmond`s flourishing.This empowers our city's children to discover their true identity and purpose in God's mission to redeem all things.
Our students thrive in a safe, nurturing environment where they become prepared, confident, and develop a life-long love for learning.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 186 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
186 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade
Elijah House Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
School Uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition is based on family income. (Sliding Scale)
Admissions Director
Tracye Riddick


Total Sports Offered
4 sports

School Notes

Elijah House Academy offers:
  • Caring and compassionate teachers
  • Tuition based on your family's income
  • Safe, nurturing school community
  • Art, Music, Spanish & Physical Education Enrichments
  • Middle School Sports Program
  • School bus transportation (on a limited route)
  • Free meal program for all students
Visit us and experience first-hand our students thriving in a safe, nurturing, robust learning environment. See what makes EHA an affordable Christian choice for your family.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does Elijah House Academy offer?
Elijah House Academy offers 4 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Soccer, Track and Field and Volleyball.
When is the application deadline for Elijah House Academy?
The application deadline for Elijah House Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Elijah House Academy located?
Elijah House Academy is located in the Jahnke neighborhood of Richmond, VA.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
We have absolutely loved EHA and consider it a branch of our family. The teachers are completed dedicated to the students and the administration is extremely strong in implementing their guidelines and values. The consistency is refreshing, especially during such a tumultuous decade during the pandemic. After searching for many preschools in the area, we discovered Elijah House and fell in love with the classical education model with holistic learning, Christian education, and a true love and respect for the entire child. We feel that our students are safe, accepted, loved, and nurtured to be their best people. We already enrolled again next year and feel blessed to have found such a great fit!
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I like this school, I also went when I was a kid. I believe the one on one attention is better than public school. They actually make sure your students know all they are supposed to know.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 186 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Richmond, VA is $13,953 for elementary schools and $16,383 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Richmond, VA is 75% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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