Rivendell School

Rivendell School, located in Arlington, Virginia, is for students in kindergarten through eighth grade.
Rivendell's commitment is to nurture children toward responsible maturity through Christ-centered teaching and academic excellence.
Rivendell welcomes students from families of all faiths.  Rivendell School is an exciting alternative to commonplace education.
The school aims to be a wholesome place, set apart for the dance of ideas and the romance of faith.
Our earnest hope is that, in partnership with the entire Rivendell community, each Rivendell student will become "an instrument for noble purposes, made holy, useful to the Master, and prepared to do every good work.".

School Overview

Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 26%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Average Class Size16 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 31
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,650
Tuition Notescost for 4 day Kindergarten = 8550
% on Financial Aid
Admissions AssociateSandra Busching

School Notes

  • Rivendell School is a Christ-centered, Kindergarten-8th grade school that partners with parents to provide an excellent education.  As we nurture each child's heart, soul, mind, strength, and relationships, our goal is to help the child explore God's world and discover his or her place in it. An understanding of how Rivendell functions as a community of engaged learners is a vital part of the application process.  Please explore our website and read the articles linked in our Philosophy of Education. These will help you get a sense for Rivendell School's "fit" with how you view life, education, and the partnership a school shares in educating and nurturing your children. This information reflects our beliefs about children and learning, our educational model, and our dynamic community of learners.
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  • Arlington
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    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
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    3.1 miles
    825 S Taylor Street
    Arlington, VA 22204
    (703) 892-4846
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  • Arlington
     St. Agnes School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 467 students
    1.7 miles
    2024 N Randolph St
    Arlington, VA 22207
    (703) 527-5423
    1.7 PK-8
  • Arlington
    Grades: PK-8 | 229 students
    1.3 miles
    980 N Frederick Street
    Arlington, VA 22205
    (703) 525-7599
    1.3 PK-8
  • Arlington
    St. Charles School
    St. Charles School Photo - St. Charles students perform in the annual Christmas Pageant.
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    Grades: NS-PK | 190 students
    1.6 miles
    3299 Fairfax Dr
    Arlington, VA 22201
    (703) 527-0608
    1.6 NS-PK
  • Arlington
    Grades: PK-8 | 413 students
    2.6 miles
    105 N. Thomas Street
    Arlington, VA 22203
    (703) 528-6781
    2.6 PK-8

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The average private school tuition in Virginia is $10,747 for elementary schools and $17,508 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Virginia is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).