Our Mission at Saint Gregory the Great Catholic School is to evangelize the Good News of Jesus Christ in order to transform lives, hearts, and minds through exemplary teaching and learning, worship, faith formation, and discipleship through service. As members of God's diverse family, we treasure the rich traditions of our Roman Catholic faith and welcome all to a spiritual home and to an enlightened, joyful, and vibrant life in Christ.
The philosophy of St. Gregory the Great School reflects the role of the school within the educational ministry of the Catholic Church.
We feel called to create an academically challenging environment that prepares our students to embrace their world through lives filled with faith, service, and leadership.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 664 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,709
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

St. Gregory The Great School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for:


School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Year Founded
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2007

Student Body

Total Students
664 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade
St. Gregory The Great School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$6709 registered Catholics $9132 for non-registered Catholics or non-Catholics
Admissions Director
Mrs. Amy Driscoll
Endowment Size
$1 million



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
15 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Art Club, Chess Club, Coding Club, Forensics, Lego Club, Mad Science Club, Nature Club, Newspaper, Student Council Association, Student Government

Arts and Music Programs:
Advanced Band, Elementary School Choir, Middle School Choir, Show Choir, Stagecraft

School Notes

  • By sending your child to St. Gregory the Great Catholic School, you are enriching your child's spiritual growth in Jesus Christ and assisting them in reaching their full academic potential. We offer challenging academics, including multiple high school credit courses in 8th grade.
  • We are introducing an SGGS house system this year! The house system in divided into 6 houses named after Saints. Faculty, staff, and each student in grades 5-8 are sorted into a house. The houses will provide school fellowship among upper grades, adult mentors to students, and promote friendly competition among houses to encourage positive behavior and good choices aligned with the values important to SGGS.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 664 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,709
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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