Hampton Roads Academy

The Mission of Hampton Roads Academy: Hampton Roads Academy prepares students in Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12 intellectually, artistically, physically and morally for higher education and for life within an inclusive community of service, compassion and excellence.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 641 students
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Hampton Roads Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1959

Student Body

Total Students
641 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade
Hampton Roads Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
72 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size
16 students
Number of AP Courses
19 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Please visit our Curriculum pages for information on 19 AP courses and 11 Honors courses: http://www.hra.org/Page/ACADEMICS/Curriculum
Average SAT score
1240
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
JK-8 uniform, 9-12 business casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies per Divison. Please call for more information.
% on Financial Aid
20%
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Rebecca Bresee
Admissions Associate
Ed Swanson

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
46 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
2nd Start-up, ACappella, Ambassadors Club, Battle of the Books, Big Sis/Little Sis, Book Club, Builders Club, Chat and Doodle, Chess Club, Diabetes Club, Entrepreneur, Equestrian Club, Finance Club, Fine Motor Skills Workout Club, Football Funatics Club, Forensics, French NAHS, GSA, Interior Design, Jets, JITS, Key Club, Kindergarten Chickadee Club, Latin Club, Legos, MarkerSpace, Math Counts Club, Model UN, Mu Alpha, Music Club, NAHS, Newspaper Club, NJHS, Operation Smile, Outreach Club, PEP, Puzzles, Rachel's Challenge, Recycling Club, Roots and Shoots, SCA, Sports FANaddicts, Tri M Music Honor Society, Veterans, Yoga Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Chorus

School Notes

  • Why Choose Hampton Roads Academy? At Hampton Roads Academy you will find an atmosphere of community and learning that is unmatched and unmistakable. While our mission states that we prepare students intellectually, artistically, physically and morally for the rigors of higher education and of life, we do so by living within a culture of honesty, respect, and responsibility.HRA students believe in themselves, find value in others, and carry these sophistications out into the world as they grow. They emerge with the skills and confidence they need to make a difference in a complex and ever-changing world.
  • The hallmark of HRA is its cultivation of a community of compassion and excellence that nurtures the whole student. This community is achieved through a top quality academic program, personal attention to each student, and an environment which is safe both physically and emotionally. Every student is encouraged to explore a variety of experiences, academic and extra-curricular, from the science labs, to the playing fields, to the stage. At HRA, each student is valued for, and encouraged to cultivate their individual strengths.
  • We welcome your interest in Hampton Roads Academy and are committed to helping all qualified students gain admittance to this outstanding community. Please let us know how we may assist your family!
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the acceptance rate of Hampton Roads Academy?
The acceptance rate of Hampton Roads Academy is 70%, which is lower than the national average of 83%. Hampton Roads Academy's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Virginia with low acceptance rates.
What sports does Hampton Roads Academy offer?
Hampton Roads Academy offers 16 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball and Weightlifting. Hampton Roads Academy is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for most sports offered.
What is Hampton Roads Academy's ranking?
Hampton Roads Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for: Lowest average acceptance rates, Largest student body, Most AP courses offered, Most sports offered, Most extracurriculars offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Hampton Roads Academy?
The application deadline for Hampton Roads Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 641 students
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Virginia is $13,936 for elementary schools and $17,993 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Virginia is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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