Best Virginia Private Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 942 private schools serving 141,554 students in Virginia (there are 2,129 public schools, serving 1,251,044 students). 10% of all K-12 students in Virginia are educated in private schools compared to the national average of 10%.
The average private school tuition is $13,068 for elementary schools and $16,638 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The best top ranked private schools in Virginia include Oak Hill Academy, Guardian Christian Academy and BASIS Independent McLean.
The average acceptance rate is 83% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 30% and the student:teacher ratio is 11:1.
48% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Baptist).

Top Ranked Virginia Private Schools by County (2022-23)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
21
5,311
28%
34
4,280
27%
183
28,550
37%
8
1,345
22%
13
2,117
13%
16
1,734
58%
45
8,531
27%
61
9,871
34%
12
8,184
24%
10
1,323
37%
27
4,977
29%
12
1,609
30%
30
3,957
42%
4
317
25%
11
1,247
22%
2
1,131
21%

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