St. Gregory The Great School

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 (2024)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 601 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,709
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1964
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2007

Student Body

Total Students
601 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
47%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade
St. Gregory The Great School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
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

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Gregory The Great School cost?
St. Gregory The Great School's tuition is approximately $6,709 for private students.
What sports does St. Gregory The Great School offer?
St. Gregory The Great School offers 10 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is St. Gregory The Great School's ranking?
St. Gregory The Great School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for: Largest student body, Most extracurriculars offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for St. Gregory The Great School?
The application deadline for St. Gregory The Great School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is St. Gregory The Great School located?
St. Gregory The Great School is located in the Northwest neighborhood of Virginia Beach, VA. There are 12 other private schools located in Northwest.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 601 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,709
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Virginia Beach, VA is $11,775 for elementary schools and $15,299 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Virginia Beach, VA is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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