Lynnhaven Academy

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  • 8:1 Student to Teacher Ratio   Lynnhaven Academy is an independent day school located in Richmond, Virginia for students in grades 6-12.
  • Our goal is to help them Discover their strengths and unlock their potential.
  • We accomplish this by having a family like atmosphere, small academic classes with no more than 10 students, easy access to wonderful parks and museums, flexible and skills based college preparatory curriculum, and instructional support for students to accelerate or pace their academic studies.
  • Our students excel in a hands on learning environment.
  • This approach drives authentic understanding and application of knowledge.
  • Students at Lynnhaven foster independence and curiosity.  Our academic program is student centered and goal oriented.
  • No matter your student's learning style, our talented faculty will guide them through their academic path.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded2010
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students49 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Lynnhaven Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size8 students
Number of AP Courses4 courses
Advanced CoursesAP English, AP US Government & Politics, AP US History, AP World History
Average SAT score1350
Average ACT score35
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$14,000
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorStephanie E. White


Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsArchery, TennisArcheryTennis,

School Notes

  • Lynnhaven is the perfect place for students who will flourish in a small, hands on learning environment. We offer a creative and independent learning community. Many of our graduates attend the first college of their choice. Our students feel connected with their teachers and can relate to their peers on an emotional and social level. Lynnhaven students are understood and supported. We are like family. Students thrive when they experience the Lynnhaven Way!

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
Lynnhaven's unique environment delivers a challenging college-prep curriculum infused with art, hands-on projects, collaboration, and experiential learning. Small classes are taught creatively without the pressures of high stakes testing getting in the way. Your child's social-emotional growth isn't left out of the equation at here. Lynnhaven is school the way it should be. Finding Lynnhaven changed our lives for the better.
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What a wonderful place. Can't say enough good things about Lynnhaven. They offer the rigor my son needs as well as the compassion and understanding to help him recover his confidence. They provide an experience unlike any other school with real hands-on learning and exposure to all Richmond has to offer.
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The average private school tuition in Richmond, VA is $12,634 for elementary schools and $16,822 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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