Top 10 Best Richmond Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 58 private schools serving 8,814 students in Richmond, VA (there are 95 public schools, serving 45,708 public students). 16% of all K-12 students in Richmond, VA are educated in private schools (compared to the VA state average of 11%).
The top ranked private schools in Richmond, VA include St. Catherines School, St. Christopher's School and Veritas School.
The average tuition cost is $13,953, which is lower than the Virginia private school average tuition cost of $15,141.
48% of private schools in Richmond, VA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Episcopal).

Top Ranked Richmond Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Buford Road Christian Academy
Buford Road Christian Academy Photo - Pat The Patriot joins our cheer squad at our season opening games.
(Baptist)
(4)
819 Buford Road
Richmond, VA 23235
(804) 922-3646
Grades: K-12
| 106 students
Richmond Waldorf School
Richmond Waldorf School Photo - Kindergarten and preschool is meant for the development of healthy social skills, work habits, and a strong sense of self! Through daily artistic activities children nurture their imaginations all while developing a foundation for learning. A balance of work and play is beautifully weaved with song, story, and games to promote a healthy, happy childhood.
Special Program Emphasis
(5)
1301 Robin Hood Road
Richmond, VA 23227
(804) 377-8024
Grades: PK-8
| 211 students
Banner Christian School
Banner Christian School Photo - Spirit Week gives our students a chance to show their school spirit and pride.
(Christian)
(1)
1501 S. Providence Rd
Richmond, VA 23236
(804) 276-5200
Grades: K-12
| 238 students
6120 Patterson Avenue
Richmond, VA 23226
(804) 214-6705
Grades: NS-5
| 10 students
The New Community School
The New Community School Photo - Massey Hall at The New Community School
Special Education School
(1)
4211 Hermitage Rd
Richmond, VA 23227
(804) 266-2494
Grades: 5-12
| 229 students
Pace Academy
Special Program Emphasis
1510 Courthouse Road
Richmond, VA 23236
(804) 464-7579
Grades: K-6
| n/a students
Providence Montessori Christian School
Montessori School (Christian)
1900 Chamberlayne Ave.
Richmond, VA 23222
(804) 643-0434
Grades: PK-1
| 18 students
Sabot School
Sabot School Photo - Learning to take responsible risks is an important life skill, especially when something feels difficult or scary. The children know a teacher is near, lending support and encouragement, confident in their abilities.
(1)
3400 Stony Point Rd
Richmond, VA 23235
(804) 272-1341
Grades: PK-8
| 230 students
St. Andrew's School
St. Andrew's School Photo - The students of St. Andrew's School and our historic, 1901 building in the Oregon Hill section of Richmond, VA.
(Episcopal)
227 S Cherry Street
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 648-4545
Grades: K-5
| 93 students
St. Benedict Catholic School
St. Benedict Catholic School Photo - St. Benedict Catholic School on the corner of Grove and Belmont, is located in the historic Museum District of Richmond, Virginia.
(Catholic)
3100 Grove Avenue
Richmond, VA 23221
(804) 254-8850
Grades: PK-8
| 238 students
Saint Bridget School
Saint Bridget School Photo
(Catholic)
6011 York Rd
Richmond, VA 23226
(804) 288-1994
Grades: PK-8
| 513 students
St. Catherines School
St. Catherines School Photo - While St. Catherine's believes single sex education is the ideal learning environment, we also know that men and women will live and work together for the rest of their lives. The school works closely with St. Christopher's to provide a Coordinate Program in the Upper School.
All-girls (Episcopal)
(3)
6001 Grove Avenue
Richmond, VA 23226
(804) 288-2804
Grades: PK-12
| 824 students
St. Christopher's School
All-boys (Episcopal)
(6)
711 Saint Christophers Road
Richmond, VA 23226
(804) 282-3185
Grades: PK-12
| 985 students
St. Edward-epiphany School
St. Edward-epiphany School Photo
(Catholic)
(2)
10701 W Huguenot Road
Richmond, VA 23235
(804) 272-2881
Grades: PK-8
| 490 students
St. Michael's Episcopal School
St. Michael's Episcopal School Photo - Welcome to St. Michael's! You'll love our warm and welcoming community! We are small by design. A St M education is undoubtedly powerful, as each student directly benefits from small class sizes with individualized attention and support and significant opportunities for hands-on learning. In our classrooms, teachers are able to truly know each student and instruct to their needs.
(Episcopal)
(13)
10510 Hobby Hill Road
Richmond, VA 23235
(804) 272-3514
Grades: K-8
| 390 students
Trinity Episcopal School
Trinity Episcopal School Photo - Trinity Episcopal School Campus
(Episcopal)
(2)
3850 Pittaway Dr
Richmond, VA 23235
(804) 272-5864
Grades: 8-12
| 512 students
Veritas School
(Christian)
(7)
3400 Brook Road
Richmond, VA 23227
(804) 272-9517
Grades: PK-12
| 616 students
Westhampton Day School
Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
(1)
6100 Patterson Avenue
Richmond, VA 23226
(804) 282-7459
Grades: PK-K
| 256 students
All Saints Catholic School
(Catholic)
3418 Noble Ave
Richmond, VA 23222
(804) 329-7524
Grades: PK-8
| 164 students
2100 N. 29th St.
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 822-6610
Grades: K-8
| 186 students
Benjamin & Lillian Rochkind Yeshiva Of Virginia
Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
6801 Patterson Avenue
Richmond, VA 23226
(804) 288-7610
Grades: 9-12
| 48 students
Bon Secours Family Center
Daycare / Preschool
1403 Maple Avenue
Richmond, VA 23226
(804) 285-0444
Grades: K
| 14 students
Brook Road Academy
Alternative School
8000 Brook Rd
Richmond, VA 23227
(804) 533-3354
Grades: 7-12
| 47 students
Cardinal Newman Academy
(Catholic)
8706 Quaker Ln
Richmond, VA 23235
(804) 447-0161
Grades: 9-11
| 10 students
Cedar Fork Road KinderCare
Cedar Fork Road KinderCare Photo - Toddler Classrom
Daycare / Preschool
(1)
75 East Cedar Fork Rd.
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 328-0130
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Central Montessori School Of Virginia
Montessori School
(4)
323 N 20th St
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 447-7493
Grades: PK-8
| 138 students
Charterhouse School
Charterhouse School Photo
Special Education School
3900 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23230
(804) 239-1080
Grades: 1-12
| 71 students
Community Christian Academy
(Baptist)
7521 Comanche Dr
Richmond, VA 23225
(804) 233-3113
Grades: 1-12
| 21 students
The Development Center
Daycare / Preschool
6408 Rigsby Rd
Richmond, VA 23226
(804) 716-9557
Grades: PK-K
| 28 students
Dominion Academy
Special Education School
(1)
5601 Chamberlayne Road
Richmond, VA 23227
(804) 266-9012
Grades: 1-12
| 58 students
Elijah House Academy
Elijah House Academy Photo - Elijah House Academy is a place where children learn about themselves and others, where they can experience the joy and wonder of learning together.
(Christian)
(2)
6627 Jahnke Road
Richmond, VA 23225
(804) 755-7051
Grades: PK-8
| 186 students
Ephesus Junior Academy
(Seventh Day Adventist)
3700 Midlothian Tpke
Richmond, VA 23224
(804) 233-4582
Grades: 1-8
| 25 students
The Faison School
Special Education School
(1)
1701 Byrd Ave
Richmond, VA 23230
(804) 612-1947
Grades: K-12
| 193 students
Faith Life Academy
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
420 Oronoco Ave
Richmond, VA 23222
(804) 321-1333
Grades: PK-K
| 11 students
Geara Group/educational Developmental Center
Special Education School
3001 Fifth Ave
Richmond, VA 23222
(804) 228-2600
Grades: 1-12
| 38 students
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Richmond, Virginia Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1101 Bainbridge St
Richmond, VA 23224
(804) 612-9146
Grades: NS-12
| 18 students
6255 Old Warwick Road
Richmond, VA 23224
(804) 276-6300
Grades: PK-12
| 308 students
2600 East Grace Street
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 648-3621
Grades: PK-8
| 85 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Richmond, VA?
The top ranked private schools in Richmond, VA include St. Catherines School, St. Christopher's School and Veritas School.
How many private schools are located in Richmond, VA?
58 private schools are located in Richmond, VA.
How much do private schools cost in Richmond, VA?
The average tuition cost is $13,953, which is lower than the Virginia private school average tuition cost of $15,141.
How diverse are private schools in Richmond, VA?
Richmond, VA private schools are approximately 29% minority students, which is lower than the Virginia private school average of 31%.
What percentage of students in Richmond, VA go to private school?
16% of all K-12 students in Richmond, VA are educated in private schools (compared to the VA state average of 11%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Richmond, VA?
48% of private schools in Richmond, VA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Episcopal).

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