Tel: (757) 461-6236
Since our 1728 founding, Norfolk Academy has existed for the transformative education of children in Hampton Roads.
As the nation's eighth oldest school, we carry that historic mission into today.
Trusted and reciprocally empowering relationships form the bedrock of the Norfolk Academy experience.
The inspiring relationships we forge with one another underlie our college-prep curriculum, our innovative programming, and our time-honored traditions, such as the Honor System, our speech program, and our senior-first grade buddy program. No exciting discovery, no personal breakthrough, no learning epiphany occurs without the inspiring and perspective-shifting relationships that students build with one another and with their teachers-who also serve as trusted coaches and wise advisors.The relationships we begin building in grade one-and that grow in complexity all the way through grade 12-make possible both the authentic kindness and the outsized accomplishments of our students.
Years after graduation, Norfolk Academy students still count their friends and teachers here as the largest influences on their entire lives.
Norfolk Academy places among the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for:
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)|
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Southern Association of Independent Schools
|Grades Offered||Grades 1-12|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Summer Program Cost Notes||Summer at the Academy has weekly camps and prices vary, depending on the camp; the program is open to all students.|
|Summer Program Details||Link to Summer Program Details|
|Total Students||1,188 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 26%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||104 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||11:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||10 students|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Average SAT score||1299|
|Average ACT score||29|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
(Neat school attire; ties for boys in grades 7-12)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Jan. 31|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$19,700|
|Tuition Notes||Tuition is tiered from $19,700 to $24,700. Need-based financial aid is available.|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Admissions Director||Sarah Smythe|
|Admissions Associate||Brian Jarvis|
|Endowment Size||$77 million|
|Total Sports Offered||20 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseball, Basketball,|
Cross Country, Dance,
Diving, Field Hockey,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
Winter Track, Wrestling,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||16 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Athletic Broadcasting Team, Batten Civic and Global Leadership Program, Community Service Board, Forensics (Public Speaking) Team, Happy Club/Operation Smile, Honor Council, Literary Magazine, Medical Scholars Program, Peer Counselors, Robotics Team, Student Council Association, WorldQuest
Arts and Music Programs:
Band/Jazz Band, Chorus, Fall Play/Winter Musical, Orchestra/Strings
- Norfolk Academy-Virginia`s oldest independent school-combines deep pedagogical experience with judicious curricular innovation.On our 64-acre campus, we advance children from across Hampton Roads through a carefully calibrated, expertly monitored, and relationally rich twelve-year continuum that develops capable students into responsible and responsive citizen-scholars.As you explore a potential match between your family and Norfolk Academy, please call our Admissions Office at 757-455-5582 to learn more about the unique qualities of our private school, arrange a visit, and apply.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Norfolk Grades: K-8 | 58 students
844 Jerome Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23518
(757) 583-7926 4.3 K-8
- Virginia Beach Grades: K-12 | 108 students
821 Baker Rd
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 497-6200 0.9 K-12
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