Tidewater Classical Academy utilizes the Classical Education Model to build the foundational values of truth, faith, and grace in each of our students. From 8:15am-12:45pm everyday, students are at TCA. Although art and music are integrated within our curriculum, our primary focus is on developing the four key tools of learning - reading, writing, math, & language. Visit our website at tidewaterclassical.com to learn more about us.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-9
  • Students: 73 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,950
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 5

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-9
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
73 students
Student Body Type
Students by Grade
Tidewater Classical Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
8 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
(School Uniform)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Aug. 5
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$2,500 for Pre-K4. $3,950 for Kindergarten-8th. Discounts offered for multiple students enrolled in grades 1-8 and early payment. $4,500 for 9th.
Admissions Director
Megan Klett

School Notes

  •  Using the time-tested classical method, our students master the tools of learning via a distinctly Christian worldview.  Utilizing our uniqe model, we blend the structure of the classroom with the personal attention of homeschooling.
Profile last updated: 09/27/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-9
  • Students: 73 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,950
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 5

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