North Cross School

4254 Colonial Avenue Sw
Roanoke, VA 24018
Tel: (540)989-6641
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North Cross School develops in its students curiosity, a love of learning, and respect for themselves and others. Through a progressive curriculum, our students graduate as global citizens, understanding the diversity our world provides.
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North Cross School develops in its students curiosity, a love of learning, and respect for themselves and others. Through a progressive curriculum, our students graduate as global citizens, understanding the diversity our world provides.
  • North Cross School is an independent, nonsectarian, college-preparatory school that serves children from early childhood through twelfth grade. North Cross provides a rigorous academic curriculum, competitive with the best college-preparatory schools in the Commonwealth of Virginia. While we explicitly recognize the importance of intellectual development and academic achievement, we also strive to promote personal integrity, empathy, and responsibility to self and community. Through this, our graduates will act as leaders in the local and global communities, persons of intellectual and moral courage, and scholars in the service of others.
  • The academic program, from early childhood development starting at age 3 through twelfth grade, prepares students to become responsible, successful citizens by encouraging them to explore their interests and develop their talents.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Institute for Independent Education
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded 1944

Student Body

Total Students 447 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade North Cross School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size 14 students
Number of AP Courses 16 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Caculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Literature, English Literature and Composition, French Language and Culture, Government and Politics: United States, Human Geography, Latin, Physics 1, Spanish Language and Culture, Spanish Literature, Statistics, Studio Art 2-D Portfolio, United States History, World History,
Average SAT score 1147
Average ACT score 25
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki bottoms and collared shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Detailed information about tuition information is available at www.northcross.org/admission
% on Financial Aid
23%
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Deborah C. Jessee
Admissions Associate Katherine Kelly

Sports

Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryField Hockey,
FootballGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. International Thespian Society International Thespian Society,

School Notes

  • North Cross School, located in Roanoke, Virginia and serving families in Southwest Virginia is a private, independent college-preparatory, day school grounded in a strong liberal arts and science curriculum combined with exceptional co-curricular art and athletic programs. The academic program, from early childhood development starting at age 3 through twelfth grade, prepares students to become responsible, successful citizens by encouraging them to explore their interests and develop their talents. The School is located at 4254 Colonial Avenue, Roanoke, VA, 24018.
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