Top Virginia Private Schools
- For the 2018-19 school year, there are 1,016 top private schools in Virginia, serving 146,412 students.
- The average private school tuition is $11,056 for elementary schools and $16,573 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
- The average acceptance rate is 84% (view national acceptance rates).
- Minority enrollment is 24% and the student:teacher ratio is 10:1.
Virginia Academy Photo - Virginia Academy, a ministry of Community Church, is located in the heart of Loudoun County on Route 7. Our 100,000 square foot facility houses 32 classrooms including two science labs, a digital resource lab, as well as an 800 seat main auditorium, 4 multipurpose multi-media activity rooms, cafeteria, and administrative offices.
Hampton Roads International Montessori School Photo - Our students love coming to school! They are engaged; exploring, learning, growing and becoming independent by using interactive materials and hands-on experiences beginning at 16 months and continuing through 12 years of age. #HRIMS #HamptonRoadsInternationalMontessoriSchool
Westminster School Photo - The beautiful school sits on a campus of approximately seven acres located in the heart of Fairfax County, just minutes from the beltway.
St. Stephens and St. Agnes School Photo - Lower School Campus, Grades JK-5: Learn more about our Lower School program at http://www.sssas.org/lower
Nysmith School for the Gifted Photo - 1:9 teacher/ student ratio allows teachers to help every child succeed. At The Nysmith School, students receive 45 minutes of hands-on science instruction every day.
Norfolk Academy Photo - Norfolk Academy is a private, coeducational day school serving students in grades 1-12. Founded in 1728, the school has an exciting history and many traditions that shape the student experience. The most important of these is the student-led Honor System, which shapes school's community of trust.
Roanoke Catholic School Photo - A look over the Roanoke Catholic School campus and the surrounding area. Roanoke is located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains and has the perfect balance between city and nature.
Saint Ann Catholic School Photo - The Saint Ann Junior CYO Athletic Program provides athletic opportunities to students in all grades. In addition to providing a variety of team sports opportunities, our program is also committed to teaching Saint Ann students about sportsmanship, teamwork and goal achievement, all within the principles of Christianity.
Massanutten Academy Photo - It is Massanutten's stated mission to produce confident, capable citizens prepared for leadership. Each cadet participates in our specialized personal development program providing your student with a strong background in social emotional learning and social awareness.
Loudoun Country Day School Photo - Middle school students participate in the traditional Blue and Green Games in September after bonding in a week of activities, including using zip lines, rock climbing, and river rafting. The middle school is divided between blue and green teams throughout the year. Here they pose together after a day of outside activities.
Fairfax Christian School Photo - Fairfax Christian School lower school students benefit from exceptional teachers, and advanced curriculum.
Top Virginia Private Schools by County (2018-19)
- County# Schools# Students% Minority
- 1 Schools31 Students3% Minority
- 10 Schools1,171 Students13% Minority
- 22 Schools7,044 Students17% Minority
- 1 Schools6 Students- Minority
- 2 Schools197 Students14% Minority
- 2 Schools392 Students11% Minority
- 3 Schools225 Students18% Minority
- 18 Schools3,547 Students29% Minority
- 4 Schools611 Students8% Minority
- 3 Schools476 Students6% Minority
- 2 Schools206 Students14% Minority
- 1 Schools347 Students3% Minority
- 2 Schools319 Students66% Minority
- 4 Schools117 Students17% Minority
- 2 Schools74 Students- Minority
- 2 Schools163 Students11% Minority
- 2 Schools84 Students8% Minority
- 13 Schools2,021 Students15% Minority
- 39 Schools4,521 Students24% Minority
- 26 Schools2,883 Students15% Minority
- 4 Schools493 Students16% Minority
- 2 Schools232 Students73% Minority
- 2 Schools32 Students12% Minority
- 1 Schools12 Students38% Minority
- 4 Schools594 Students20% Minority
- 1 Schools21 Students35% Minority
- 6 Schools926 Students22% Minority
- 1 Schools17 Students- Minority
- 2 Schools139 Students25% Minority
- 197 Schools31,438 Students35% Minority
- 12 Schools2,765 Students16% Minority
- 5 Schools1,003 Students27% Minority
- 13 Schools2,108 Students12% Minority
- 1 Schools31 Students10% Minority
- 5 Schools588 Students39% Minority
- 2 Schools347 Students6% Minority
- 1 Schools28 Students21% Minority
- 6 Schools534 Students12% Minority
- 2 Schools69 Students26% Minority
- 1 Schools11 Students- Minority
- 1 Schools105 Students- Minority
- 3 Schools202 Students5% Minority
- 5 Schools455 Students17% Minority
- 1 Schools130 Students41% Minority
- 1 Schools193 Students28% Minority
- 1 Schools57 Students56% Minority
- 3 Schools174 Students13% Minority
- 20 Schools2,072 Students39% Minority
- 7 Schools557 Students26% Minority
- 10 Schools929 Students7% Minority
- 49 Schools8,038 Students19% Minority
- 2 Schools17 Students- Minority
- 3 Schools217 Students39% Minority
- 1 Schools729 Students4% Minority
- 8 Schools1,113 Students7% Minority
- 1 Schools129 Students7% Minority
- 1 Schools112 Students14% Minority
- 1 Schools6 Students- Minority
- 2 Schools79 Students5% Minority
- 60 Schools9,514 Students26% Minority
- 1 Schools13 Students15% Minority
- 11 Schools3,552 Students9% Minority
- 3 Schools467 Students7% Minority
- 14 Schools2,251 Students30% Minority
- 2 Schools416 Students85% Minority
- 1 Schools156 Students4% Minority
- 1 Schools210 Students16% Minority
- 7 Schools1,141 Students30% Minority
- 2 Schools189 Students9% Minority
- 1 Schools116 Students51% Minority
- 22 Schools2,538 Students24% Minority
- 34 Schools5,693 Students26% Minority
- 4 Schools488 Students9% Minority
- 2 Schools314 Students1% Minority
- 1 Schools148 Students12% Minority
- 2 Schools170 Students7% Minority
- 6 Schools341 Students57% Minority
- 5 Schools590 Students19% Minority
- 1 Schools47 Students- Minority
- 13 Schools1,753 Students24% Minority
- 1 Schools307 Students9% Minority
- 2 Schools371 Students6% Minority
- 58 Schools6,951 Students44% Minority
- 4 Schools237 Students5% Minority
- 33 Schools3,508 Students50% Minority
- 9 Schools1,316 Students11% Minority
- 9 Schools1,092 Students14% Minority
- 1 Schools46 Students6% Minority
- 8 Schools598 Students2% Minority
- 2 Schools64 Students- Minority
- 3 Schools283 Students8% Minority
- 5 Schools815 Students28% Minority
- 1 Schools711 Students- Minority
- 1 Schools459 Students5% Minority
- 12 Schools1,941 Students15% Minority
- 13 Schools1,488 Students21% Minority
- 5 Schools740 Students12% Minority
- 2 Schools1,089 Students13% Minority
- 2 Schools17 Students9% Minority
- 3 Schools100 Students5% Minority
- 71 Schools9,022 Students20% Minority
- 7 Schools1,048 Students28% Minority
- 2 Schools228 Students5% Minority
- 4 Schools401 Students30% Minority
- 2 Schools48 Students14% Minority
- 1 Schools462 Students10% Minority
- 2 Schools319 Students15% Minority
- 4 Schools120 Students5% Minority
- 3 Schools100 Students5% Minority
- 8 Schools575 Students20% Minority
We look at ways in which your small to medium-sized private school can use social media to make families past, present, and future aware of your school.
Helicopter, velcro and snowplow parents can't stand the thought of their children having difficulty with anything. Over-protective parents come in several flavors. More here.
Choosing a college is one of the rituals every family with a junior in private school needs to cope with. These five metrics will give you an overview of the process.