New Light Baptist School Of Excellence

Tel: (757)420-0945
  • The New Light Baptist School of Excellence opened its doors in August 1989 with a clear purpose to provide a holistic education to young children with the goal of building and solidifying their foundation.
  • To fulfill our purpose and meet our goal, New Light became the first black Christian school in Virginia Beach, VA, to utilize the Abeka program.
  • Abeka provides an excellent curriculum while giving meaning to the 'holistic' approach to education with its significant focus on Praise and Worship.
  • Observing what God has purposed for the New Light School of Excellence has led an increased growth in our curriculum, students, faculty/staff, and facilities.
  • Although we have seen this type of growth, each student continues to be enlightened, enriched, and encouraged on a daily basis.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4

Student Body

Total Students76 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 26%
Students by GradeNew Light Baptist School Of Excellence Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio25:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • The New Light Baptist School of Excellence opened its doors in August 1989 with a clear purpose to provide a holistic education to young children with the goal of building and solidifying their foundation. To fulfill our purpose and meet our goal, New Light became the first black Christian school in Virginia Beach, VA, to utilize the Abeka program. Abeka provides an excellent curriculum while giving meaning to the 'holistic' approach to education with its significant focus on Praise and Worship. Observing what God has purposed for the New Light School of Excellence has led an increased growth in our curriculum, students, faculty/staff, and facilities. Although we have seen this type of growth, each student continues to be enlightened, enriched, and encouraged on a daily basis.

Profile last updated: 05/31/2016

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The average acceptance rate in Virginia Beach, VA is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).