Richmond Christian School

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Richmond Christian School is a co-educational, college preparatory, Christian school for students from K5 to the 12th grade.
The school is set on 33 acres in Chesterfield County, southwest of Richmond, Virginia, and is easily accessible to major highways. Richmond Christian School currently serves approximately 320 students representing over 190 families who attend around 80 different churches.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 320 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,100
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Richmond Christian School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded
1951

Student Body

Total Students
320 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
37%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade
Richmond Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
5 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Calculus, AP English Lang. & Comp., AP Literature & Comp., Dual Enrollment Courses through Liberty University
Average SAT score
1120
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Special dress on Chapel Day

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Multi-child discounts available. Tuition is payable over 10, 11, or 12 months.
% on Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,800
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Archery Club, Board Games Club, Cooking Club, Court Sports Club, Crafts Club, Fishing Club, NHS & NJHS, Student Government

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Chapel Praise Teams, Drama Club

School Notes

  • Richmond Christian School's vision is "Educating Hearts & Minds for Christ"
  • Richmond Christian School exists to support families in their Biblical responsibility to nurture and train their children. Thus, Richmond Christian School provides opportunities which allow students to realize their God-given potential.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Richmond Christian School cost?
Richmond Christian School's tuition is approximately $9,100 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Richmond Christian School?
The acceptance rate of Richmond Christian School is 85%, which is higher than the national average of 84%.
What sports does Richmond Christian School offer?
Richmond Christian School offers 11 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field and Volleyball. Richmond Christian School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for most sports offered.
What is Richmond Christian School's ranking?
Richmond Christian School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for: Largest student body, Most sports offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Richmond Christian School?
The application deadline for Richmond Christian School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (6 reviews)
5  
My children have attended RCS since Kindergarden. Every teacher we have had has been an amazing example for my children. The teachers are very committed to what they do and it's clear they are there because they love the children. It's not a job for them it is a calling and a mission. I am thankful to every one of them and the time and attention they have poured into my children. My kids have excelled academically and I am thankful for what the have NOT learned in public school.
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5  
I am a mother of a wonderful daughter who now attends RCS. I graduated from RCS many years ago. RCS gave me a secure foundation, good education, but more importantly it gave me a very strong faith, belief and relationship with the Lord. After graduation, I choose to go into the medical field so I could help and minister to others. I did not have any problems getting into a great university and medical school. In fact, I did quite well. My daughter is also enjoying attending RCS. She is learning a lot and is enjoying the art and music programs they have. Her teachers are very intelligent and have teaching degrees and a lot of them have masters. These teachers show the children God's love and teach them with a lot of tenderness, love and compassion. RCS is so blessed to have such wonderful, caring Christian teachers. It is located on 33 acres of land, large cafeteria, beautiful chapel and gym, large computer room w/28 computers.
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5  
Richmond Christian School has been in existence for the past 60 years. It is NOT affiliated with any denomination, but it is a Christian school based upon God's Word.. Our daughter graduated from RCS and had no problems getting into a fine university and then Medical school. Our granddaughter is presently attending RCS and loves it. All the teachers have degrees and are licensed., and they love the children and it shows. The academic program is excellent and accredited. RCS is located on 33 beautiful acres. The classrooms are nicely decorated and the school has been recently updated. It has a large cafeteria, beautiful gym, and a lovely chapel. It also has a large, well equipped library, computer lab, an active music, art, and sports departments, as well as lots of other extracurricular activities. We are so thankful and grateful for RCS's commitment and standards.
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5  
Richmond Christian School has been a blessing for our whole family. Our son has been enrolled at RCS since Kindergarten and this is our 3 year at the school. RCS is fully accredited and provides quality academics, which is very important to us. But what speaks volumes are the students! From elementary to high school, RCS students have a great sense of commaraderie. And like a previous reviewer posted, the older students are mentors to the younger students and it is impressive to witness those relationships. The faculty and staff truly care about the students. If you are looking for a great place for your child to go to school, come check out RCS!
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5  
School a bright future and continues to uphold Christian values and provide a quality education.. The teachers and staff are truly committed and show a genuine love for the students. I can recommend RCS without any reservations.
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5  
We have two children (5th grader and 1st grader) at Richmond Christian School and we highly recommend it. The teachers are student focused but what really impresses us is how the older students are true mentors to the younger students without even knowing it. When the high school students see the younger students at a sporting event or other school function, they take time with the younger children. It has been a great experience for both of our children.
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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 320 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,100
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Chesterfield County, VA is $14,915 for elementary schools and $12,130 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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