Top 10 Best Virginia Private Schools with Special Program Emphasis (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 40 private schools with special program emphasis serving 6,488 students in Virginia.
The best top ranked with special program emphasis private schools in Virginia include The Nysmith School, Roanoke Catholic School and Ideaventions Academy For Mathematics And Science.
The average tuition cost is $23,681, which is higher than the Virginia private school average tuition cost of $14,367.
43% of private schools with special program emphasis in Virginia are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).
Special education schools primarily serve specific student groups such as those that may be hard of hearing, deaf, speech impaired, health impaired, orthopedically impaired, cognitive delays/impairments, seriously emotionally disturbed, multi-handicapped, visually handicapped, or deaf and blind.

Top Ranked Virginia Private Schools with Special Program Emphasis (2022)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Edlin School
Edlin School Photo - A few of our lovely 2nd Graders!
Special Program Emphasis
(3)
10742 Sunset Hills Road
Reston, VA 20190
(703) 438-3990
Grades: PK-8
| 166 students
Ideaventions Academy For Mathematics And Science
Ideaventions Academy For Mathematics And Science Photo
Special Program Emphasis
12340 Pinecrest Road
Reston, VA 20191
(703) 860-0211
Grades: 1-12
| 56 students
The Nysmith School
The Nysmith School 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.
Special Program Emphasis
(6)
13625 EDS Drive
Herndon, VA 20171
(703) 713-3332
Grades: PK-8
| 665 students
Randolph-Macon Academy
Randolph-Macon Academy Photo - R-MA has a 100% university acceptance rate, every year. The Class of 2020 graduated 64 students who received over $8.4 million in scholarships.
Special Program Emphasis (Methodist)
(1)
200 Academy Drive
Front Royal, VA 22630
(540) 636-5484
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Richmond Waldorf School
Richmond Waldorf School Photo - In Waldorf schools, each student individually creates drawings, summaries, and original compositions about the subject being studied. A portfolio is created for each subject in the student's own handwriting. Waldorf students engage in academic subjects through a variety of artistic work because the arts engage the students more deeply and allow them to express themselves more fully.
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
1301 Robin Hood Road
Richmond, VA 23227
(804) 377-8024
Grades: PK-8
| 211 students
Roanoke Catholic School
Roanoke Catholic School Photo - Our Early Childhood Program (ages 3-5) is dedicated to the physical, social, and emotional development of the young child in a nurturing Christian environment. Each school day is planned with age-appropriate activities to enhance socialization skills, personal independence, and physical development in a comfortable, happy, play-oriented setting. Indoor and outdoor play are part of each day.
Special Program Emphasis (Catholic)
621 N. Jefferson St
Roanoke, VA 24016
(540) 982-3532
Grades: PK-12
| 460 students
Ambleside School
Ambleside School Photo
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
(5)
8980 Brook Road
Mc Lean, VA 22102
(703) 430-4034
Grades: K-8
| 135 students
Independent School of Winchester
Independent School of Winchester Photo - With a beautiful view of North Mountain, ISW students enjoy lovely, rural surroundings for school.
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
769 Round Hill Road
Winchester, VA 22602
(540) 877-5552
Grades: K-12
| 55 students
Ad Fontes Academy
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
(1)
15452 Lee Highway
Centreville, VA 20120
(571) 348-0784
Grades: K-12
| 215 students
The Axon School
Special Program Emphasis
(2)
20608 Gordon Park Square #170
Ashburn, VA 20147
(703) 828-5863
Grades: 1-8
| n/a students
Commonwealth Academy
Commonwealth Academy Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(5)
1321 Leslie Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22301
(703) 548-6912
Grades: 3-12
| 146 students
Courthouse Academy
Courthouse Academy Photo - The premier private preschool in Virginia Beach
Special Program Emphasis
(42)
3217 Monet Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23453
(757) 368-0368
Grades: NS-5
| 277 students
Covenant Christian Academy
Covenant Christian Academy Photo
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
4177 Bludau Drive
Warrenton, VA 20187
(540) 680-4111
Grades: K-12
| 250 students
Flint Hill School
Flint Hill School Photo - When students are known, challenged, and supported as they develop from adolescence into adulthood, there is no limit to what they can achieve in college and beyond.
Special Program Emphasis
(3)
3320 Jermantown Road
Oakton, VA 22124
(703) 584-2300
Grades: PK-12
| 1,014 students
Foxcroft School
Foxcroft School Photo - Cherry Blossoms in bloom
All-girls | Special Program Emphasis
(1)
22407 Foxhound Lane
Middleburg, VA 20117
(540) 687-4340
Grades: 9-12
| 168 students
Hampton Christian Schools
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
2419 N Armistead Ave
Hampton, VA 23666
(757) 838-7427
Grades: PK-12
| 432 students
The International School Of Charlottesville
Special Program Emphasis
830 Monticello Avenue
Charlottesville, VA 22902
(434) 984-2174
Grades: PK-K
| 216 students
New Covenant Schools
Special Program Emphasis (Episcopal)
122 Fleetwood Dr
Lynchburg, VA 24501
(434) 841-9017
Grades: PK-12
| 424 students
The Newton School
The Newton School Photo
Special Program Emphasis
45965 Nokes Blvd., Suite 120
Sterling, VA 20166
(703) 772-0480
Grades: K-8
| 90 students
St. Anne's Academy for Girls
Special Program Emphasis (Catholic)
6342 Mintbrook Lane
Bealeton, VA 22712
(571) 441-2663
Grades: PK-6
| 46 students
Toras Chaim
Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
3110 Sterling Point Dr
Portsmouth, VA 23703
(757) 686-2480
Grades: PK-8
| 113 students
Academy Of Christian Education
Academy Of Christian Education Photo - We are ACE
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
(4)
10800 Parkridge Blvd.
Reston, VA 20191
(703) 471-2132
Grades: PK-8
| n/a students
Al Madina School of Richmond
Special Program Emphasis (Islamic)
6900 Carnation St
Richmond, VA 23225
(804) 404-5653
Grades: PK-12
| 123 students
Cortona Academy
Special Program Emphasis
(13)
13505 Dulles Technology Drive Suite 3 Herndon
Herndon, VA 20171
(703) 464-0034
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Eastern Appalachian Teen Challenge
All-girls | Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
PO Box 19385
Roanoke, VA 24019
(540) 473-8148
Grades: 9-12
| 12 students
Eukarya Christian Academy
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
4701 Valley Pike
Stephens City, VA 22655
(540) 868-0081
Grades: K-12
| 76 students
Foster Forge Farm School
Special Program Emphasis
PO Box 5038
Charlottesville, VA 22905
(434) 282-5804
Grades: 5-8
| n/a students
Hearthstone School
Hearthstone School Photo - With Ms. Kitty in kindergarden.
Special Program Emphasis
11576 Lee Highway
Sperryville, VA 22740
(540) 987-9212
Grades: PK-7
| 17 students
The Howard Gardner School
Special Program Emphasis
4913 Franconia Road
Alexandria, VA 22310
(703) 822-9300
Grades: 6-12
| 44 students
Nextide Academy
Special Program Emphasis
221 N. 21st St
Purcellville, VA 20132
(540) 441-3332
Grades: 2-9
| 9 students
Nubian Village Academy
Nubian Village Academy Photo
Special Program Emphasis
PO Box 26321
Richmond, VA 23260
(804) 405-3761
Grades: K-12
| 165 students
Oaktree Academy
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
817 Kempsville Rd
Virginia Beach, VA 23464
(757) 248-9560
Grades: NS-12
| 178 students
Peabody School
Peabody School Photo - Middle School orchestra students prepare for their spring music performances and the Music in the Parks competition.
Special Program Emphasis
(4)
1232 Stoney Ridge Road
Charlottesville, VA 22902
(434) 296-6901
Grades: PK-8
| 212 students
Potomac Crescent Waldorf School
Potomac Crescent Waldorf School Photo - Welcome to Potomac Crescent Waldorf School. The only accredited Waldorf school in Northern Virginia.
Special Program Emphasis
(2)
212 South Washington Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 486-1309
Grades: NS-3
| 84 students
Redeemer Classical School
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
1688 Indian Trail Road
Keezletown, VA 22832
(540) 437-0880
Grades: PK-8
| 114 students
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