Ware Academy

7936 John Clayton Memorial Hwy
Gloucester, VA 23061
Tel: (804)693-3825
  • Ware Academy is a college preparatory school for students in Pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade.
  • The school empowers each student to achieve academic excellence, emphasizing the development of mind, body and character.
  • The primary objectives are to educate the whole child to his fullest potential and for students to acquire a respect and a desire for learning in order to develop into independent, life long learners in preparation for productive and fulfilled lives.
  • The school embraces and appreciates that students possess individual styles.
  • Ware Academy is a non-profit, non-denominational, non-sectarian independent school founded in 1949.
  • The school promotes ethnic and racial diversity. Moralistic and ethical principles are fostered, enriching students to develop integrity, empathy and compassion for all living things.
  • Ware selects students on the basis of academic potential and developmental readiness without regard to race, color, creed, or ethnic origin.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students147 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 26%
Students by GradeWare Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorDawn R. Fleet

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
Drums, Guitar Lessons, Violin

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  • Gloucester
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    Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
    Grades: K | 29 students
    5.3 miles
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  • Gloucester
    Grades: PK-3 | 23 students
    6.4 miles
    Po Box 1510
    Gloucester, VA 23061
    (804)693-6455
    6.4PK-3
    23
  • Christchurch
    Grades: 9-12 | 210 students
    13.2 miles
    49 Seahorse Lane
    Christchurch, VA 23031
    (804)758-2306
    13.29-12
    210
  • Yorktown
    Grace Episcopal Day School
    Daycare / Preschool (Episcopal)
    Grades: PK-KG | 46 students
    14 miles
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    Yorktown, VA 23690
    (757)898-7520
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  • Williamsburg
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    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: PK-K | 75 students
    14.8 miles
    1679 Merrimac Trail
    Williamsburg, VA 23185
    (757)887-0672
    14.8PK-K
    75

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The average private school tuition in Virginia is $10,731 for elementary schools and $15,558 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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