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".

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,550
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 20 / rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded
1989

Student Body

Total Students
n/a
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 30%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Average Class Size
16 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 20 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
cost for 4 day Kindergarten = 9300
% on Financial Aid
23%
Admissions Associate
Sandra 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.
Profile last updated: 04/16/2021

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,550
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 20 / rolling

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