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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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 182 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

The Williams School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for:

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School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1927

Student Body

Total Students
182 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
17%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
The Williams School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses Offered

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / 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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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 182 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Norfolk, VA is $7,941 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Norfolk, VA is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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