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 TypeSchool 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)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia, Language-based learning differences, dysgraphia, tutoring
Year Founded1944

Student Body

Total Students494 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 26%
Students by GradeNorth Cross School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
46%
Average Class Size14 students
Number of AP Courses16 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesCaculus 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 score1240
Average ACT score25
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khaki bottoms and collared shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesNorth Cross uses an indexed tuition model called Tailored Tuition. Find out more at northcross.org/affording.html
% on Financial Aid
26%
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDavid Lake
Admissions AssociateLauren Horner

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsBaseball, 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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