The Williams School

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Located in Norfolk, VA, The Williams School is a top lab school and private pre-K-8 school for in Hampton Roads. We are proud to offer a progressive and independent experience at the preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school levels - drawing students from the nearby areas of Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Newport News, Hampton, Suffolk, Portsmouth and beyond. At The Williams School, we are equally committed to providing our children an expansive education.
We are an intellectual and caring community of mind, body, and spirit where learning spills out of the classrooms into the hallways, onto the playing fields, and throughout our children's lives as they think, talk, and interact with what they are studying.
We work in close partnership with parents who are, in fact, their children's first and most important teachers.
We strive to be a diverse school family united by shared values and the common ideals we hold for children.
The individuality of our children enriches our community as whole.
The Williams School works with each child to build an enduring foundation for academic, moral, and social success.
Williams School students embody integrity, confidence, discipline, and a love of learning.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1927

Student Body

Total Students182 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
17%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade The Williams School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • At The Williams School, we are equally committed to providing our children an expansive education. We are an intellectual and caring community of mind, body, and spirit where learning spills out of the classrooms into the hallways, onto the playing fields, and throughout our children's lives as they think, talk, and interact with what they are studying. We work in close partnership with parents who are, in fact, their children's first and most important teachers. We strive to be a diverse school family united by shared values and the common ideals we hold for children. The individuality of our children enriches our community as whole. The Williams School works with each child to build an enduring foundation for academic, moral, and social success. Williams School students embody integrity, confidence, discipline, and a love of learning.

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