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Best Elementary Schools

 

Private Schools

Directory Northern Virginia houses a host of private schools that range from religious-affiliated institutions to Montessori and independent schools. Since all private schools plan their curriculum to best fit the school’s mission, it is impossible to compare each school. We sent surveys out to all the private schools with elementary grade levels asking for basic information, allowing parents to get a snapshot of what each school has to offer. Below is information on schools that participated in the survey.

 

Alexandria City

Alexandria Country Day School
2400 Russell Road, Alexandria; acdsnet.org

Religious Affiliation: None
Enrollment: 230
Grades Offered: K-8
Tuition: $22,089-$23,988
Diversity: 15% Black, 5% Hispanic, 80% White
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: N/D
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: N/D
Student to Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Avg. Class Size: 12-15
Per-Student Spending: N/D
Grade Foreign Language First Offered: K
Languages Offered: Spanish
Extracurricular Activities Offered: Cross Country, Soccer, Basketball, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Music, Band, Chorus, Cooking, Indo-Western Dance, Gymnastics, Cheerleading, Chess, Middle School Tutorials
Teacher Retention Rate: N/D
Gifted/Talented Program Offered: No
Type of Testing of Students: ERB
Test Scores: N/D

Grace Episcopal School
3601 Russell Road, Alexandria; graceschoolalex.org

Religious Affiliation: Episcopal
Enrollment: 120
Grades Offered: PK-5
Tuition: $8,340 (PK), $16,680 (K-5th grade)
Diversity: 3% Asian, 5% Black, 4% Hispanic, 14% Multiracial, 74% White
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 47%
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: $3,000
Student to Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Avg. Class Size: 15
Per-Student Spending: $8,340-$16,680
Grade Foreign Language First Offered: PK
Languages Offered: Spanish
Extracurricular Activities Offered: Foreign Languages, Cooking, Robotics, Sports, Art, Science, Math, Fitness/Running, Yoga, Scouting
Teacher Retention Rate: 98%
Gifted/Talented Program Offered: No
Type of Testing of Students: Stanford Achievement Test, OLSATS
Test Scores: N/A (only individual scores available)

St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School
400 Fontaine St., Alexandria; sssas.org

Religious Affiliation: Episcopal
Enrollment: 424 (Lower School)
Grades Offered: PK-12
Tuition: $22,455 (PK), $25,139 (K-2nd grade), $25,200 (3rd-5th Grade)
Diversity: 72% White
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 21%
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: Need-based grants
Student to Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Avg. Class Size: 14-16
Per-Student Spending: $25,409 (PK), $28,093 (K-2nd grade) $28,154 (3rd-5th grade)
Grade Foreign Language First Offered: PK
Languages Offered: Spanish (PK-12th grade), French (4th-12th grade), Latin (6th-12th grade), Mandarin Chinese (9th-12th grade and PK-5th grade after-school program)
Extracurricular Activities Offered: Art, Music, Chorus, Science Lab, Foreign Language, Library, Religion, Chapel, Community Service, Physical Education, Integrated Technology, Global Learning Program, Honor Code, Literary Magazine, Mock Trial, Archaeological Dig, ARTstravaganza, Drama, Mobile Learning, Yearbook, Sports, Filmmaking, Hula
Teacher Retention Rate: N/D
Gifted/Talented Program Offered: Yes
Type of Testing of Students: N/D
Test Scores: above grade level in Math, Reading/Writing, Science, History

 

Fairfax

Academy of Christian Education
1808A Michael Faraday Court, Reston; ace-academy.com

Religious affiliation: Independent
Enrollment: 178
Grades Offered: PK-3
Tuition: $15,000
Diversity: 95% Asian, 2% Black, 3% White
% of Students receiving Financial Aid: None
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: N/A
Student to Teacher Ratio: (PK) 10:1, (K-3rd grade) 20:1
Avg. Class Size: 20
Per-Student spending: $14,000
Grade foreign language first offered: PK4
Languages offered: Spanish
Extracurricular Activities offered: Chess Club, Singapore Math, Odyssey of the Mind, Lego Pre-Engineering Club, Fundamentals of Sports, Science and Movement
Teacher retention rate: 90%
Gifted/talented program offered: Yes
Type of testing of students: Stanford Achievement Tests
Test scores: Two to four years ahead of grade level in all grades and all areas

Angelus Academy
7644 Dynatech Court, Springfield; angelusacademy.com

Religious affiliation: Independent Roman Catholic
Enrollment: 108
Grades Offered: PK-8
Tuition: $6,130
Diversity: 20% Black, 10% Hispanic, 55% White, 15% Asian
% of Students receiving Financial Aid: 20%
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: $500
Student to Teacher Ratio: 10:1
Avg. Class Size: approximately 11
Per-Student spending:
Grade foreign language first offered: K
Languages offered: Spanish (K-4th grade); Latin (5th-8th grade)
Extracurricular Activities offered: N/D
Teacher retention rate: 95%
Gifted/talented program offered: Yes
Type of testing of students: Terra Nova
Test scores: Math: 85%; Reading/Writing: 85%; Science: 82%; History: 83%

The Appletree School of Fairfax
9655 Blake Lane, Fairfax; appletreefairfax.com

Religious affiliation: Christian-based
Enrollment: 105
Grades Offered: PK3-2
Tuition: $967.49 to $1,288 (month)
Diversity: 10% Black, 12% Hispanic, 60% White, 3% students with disabilities, 10% limited English
% of Students receiving Financial Aid: N/D
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: N/D
Student to Teacher Ratio: (PK) 10:1, (K-2nd grade) 16:1
Avg. Class Size: 10
Per-Student spending: N/D
Grade foreign language first offered: PK3
Languages offered: Spanish
Extracurricular Activities offered: Soccer, Ballet, Gymnastics, Piano, Martial Arts, Young Rembrandts, Mad Science
Teacher retention rate: Excellent
Gifted/talented program offered: N/D
Type of testing of students: IOWA tests, CogAT
Test scores: N/D

The Aquinas Montessori School
8334 Mount Vernon Highway, Alexandria; aquinasmontessorischool.com

Religious affiliation: None
Enrollment: 150
Grades Offered: PK3-12
Tuition: $10,000 to $14,000
Diversity: N/D
% of Students receiving Financial Aid: N/D
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: N/D
Student to Teacher Ratio: N/D
Avg. Class Size: 24
Per-Student spending: N/D
Grade foreign language first offered: K
Languages offered: Spanish, Latin
Extracurricular Activities offered: Piano, Drama, Yoga, Violin, Cello
Teacher retention rate: 100%
Gifted/talented program offered: N/D
Type of testing of students: Stanford Achievement Tests
Test scores: N/D

Burgundy Farm Country Day School
3700 Burgundy Road, Alexandria; burgundyfarm.org

Religious Affiliation: None
Enrollment: 288
Grades Offered: PK-8
Tuition: $23,592-$26,000
Diversity: N/D
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 20%
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: N/D
Student to Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Avg. Class Size: 16
Per-Student Spending: N/D
Grade Foreign Language First Offered: K
Languages Offered: Spanish, French
Extracurricular Activities Offered: Interscholastic Sports, After School Clubs (Academics, Athletics, Arts), Extended Day
Teacher Retention Rate: N/D
Gifted/Talented Program Offered: No
Type of Testing of Students: ERB
Test Scores: N/D

Cavalry Road Christian School
6811 Beulah St., Alexandria; crcs.org

Religious Affiliation: Baptist
Enrollment: 265
Grades Offered: PK3-8
Tuition: $10,050 (PK), $6,150 (K-8th grade)
Diversity: 40% Black, 8% Hispanic, 40% White
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: N/D
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: N/D
Student to Teacher Ratio: N/D
Avg. Class Size: 17
Per-Student Spending: N/D
Grade Foreign Language First Offered: PK
Languages Offered: Spanish
Extracurricular Activities Offered: Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball, Cheerleading, Flag Football, Track and Field, Before and After Care
Teacher Retention Rate: N/D
Gifted/Talented Program Offered: No
Type of Testing of Students: Terra Nova
Test Scores: N/D

Flint Hill School
3320 Jermantown Road, Oakton; flinthill.org

Religious affiliation: None
Enrollment: 1,100
Grades Offered: PK-12
Tuition: $27,050 includes iPad 2 (PK-4th grade); $29,785 includes 11” MacBook Air (5th-8th grade); $30,950 includes 11” MacBook Air (9th-12th grade)
Diversity: N/A
% of Students receiving Financial Aid: 15%
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: N/A
Student to Teacher Ratio: 9:1
Avg. Class Size: 16-18
Per-Student spending: N/A
Grade foreign language first offered: PK
Languages offered: Spanish (PK-12th grade), Latin (6th-12th grade), French (7th-12th grade), Chinese (7th-12th grade), Greek (11th-12th grade)
Extracurricular Activities offered: Music, Art, Dance, Drama, Clubs, After-Care, Sports, Languages, Field Studies, Enrichment Cluster, Technology, Science Lab, Community Service, Summer Camp
Teacher retention rate: N/A
Gifted/talented program offered: N/D
Type of testing of students: N/A
Test scores: N/D

Gesher Jewish Day School
4800 Mattie Moore Court, Fairfax; gesher-jds.org

Religious affiliation: Jewish
Enrollment: 164
Grades Offered: K-8
Tuition: $17,500
Diversity: N/D
% of Students receiving Financial Aid: N/D
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: N/D
Student to Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Avg. Class Size: 18
Per-Student spending: N/D
Grade foreign language first offered: N/D
Languages offered: Hebrew and Spanish
Extracurricular Activities offered: After-School Care, Mountain Biking, Puppetry, Chess
Teacher retention rate: N/D
Gifted/talented program offered: Yes
Type of testing of students: Comprehensive Testing Program CPT 4 (ERB)
Test scores: N/D

Good Shepherd Christian Academy
11911 Braddock Road, Fairfax; goodshepherdca.org

Religious affiliation: Non-denominational
Enrollment: 146
Grades Offered: PK-6
Tuition: $7,240
Diversity: N/D
% of Students receiving Financial Aid: N/D
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: N/D
Student to Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Avg. Class Size: 12
Per-Student spending: N/D
Grade foreign language first offered: PK
Languages offered: Arabic and Spanish
Extracurricular Activities offered: Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Arts and Crafts, Engineering, Broadcasting, Ballet, Girl Scouts, Guitar, Piano, Voice Lessons, Introduction to Sports, Fun Bus, Karate
Teacher retention rate: N/D
Gifted/talented program offered: No
Type of testing of students: Terra Nova
Test scores: N/D

Immanuel Christian School
6915 Braddock Road, Springfield; icsva.org

Religious affiliation: Non-denominational
Enrollment: 361
Grades Offered: K-8
Tuition: $8,275 to $8,660
Diversity: 11.5% Black, 8.5% Bi-Racial, 5% Hispanic, 7% Asian, 68.1% White, 9.6% Students with Disabilities, 1% Limited English
% of Students receiving Financial Aid: 13%
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: 50% tuition
Student to Teacher Ratio: 11:1
Avg. Class Size: 22
Per-Student spending: $9,000
Grade foreign language first offered: K
Languages offered: Spanish
Extracurricular Activities offered: Chess Club, Choir, Sports (5th-8th grade), Enrichment Program, Rocketry Club, MATHCOUNTS, Odyssey of the Mind, Music, Extended Care
Teacher retention rate: 94%
Gifted/talented program offered: Yes
Type of testing of students: NAEP tests
Test scores: N/D

Merritt Academy
9211 Arlington Blvd., Fairfax; merrittacademy.org

Religious affiliation: Christian-based
Enrollment: 411
Grades Offered: PK-8
Tuition: $13,847 to $19,512
Diversity: N/D
% of Students receiving Financial Aid: 0.05%
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: $1,500 (quarter)
Student to Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Avg. Class Size: 14
Per-Student spending: N/D
Grade foreign language first offered: PK3
Languages offered: Spanish and French
Extracurricular Activities offered: Arabic, Art, Bible Club, Computer Club, Engineering FUNdamentals, French Club, Italian, Math Coaching, Math Club, Spanish Club, Ballet,Cheerleading, Soccer, Gymnastics, Hip-Hop/Contemporary Dance, Martial Arts
Teacher retention rate: 96%
Gifted/talented program offered: Yes
Type of testing of students: IOWA testing
Test scores: Over the 75th percentile for IOWA testing in all subject areas

The Montessori School of Northern Virginia
6820 Pacific Lane, Annandale; msnv.org

Religious affiliation: None
Enrollment: 156
Grades Offered: PK-6
Tuition: Elementary: $12,404
Diversity: N/D
% of Students receiving Financial Aid: N/D
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: N/D
Student to Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Avg. Class Size: 24
Per-Student spending: N/D
Grade foreign language first offered: PK3
Languages offered: Spanish, Mandarin
Extracurricular Activities offered: Mandarin, African Drumming, Guitar, Strings, Art, Gymnastics, Yoga, Fencing, Chess Club
Teacher retention rate: N/D
Gifted/talented program offered: No
Type of testing of students: MAP testing
Test scores: N/D

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Christian Academy
2516 Squirrel Hill Road, Herndon; mtpleasantbaptist.org

Religious affiliation: ACSI
Enrollment: 49
Grades Offered: K-2
Tuition: $670.20 (month)
Diversity: 90% Black, 5% Hispanic, 5% White
% of Students receiving Financial Aid: 2%
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: N/D
Student to Teacher Ratio: (PK-K) 10:1, (1-2) 20:1
Avg. Class Size: 10
Per-Student spending: $97
Grade foreign language first offered: K3
Languages offered: Spanish
Extracurricular Activities offered: Computer, Music and Physical Education
Teacher retention rate: Over 8 years
Gifted/talented program offered: No
Type of testing of students: NAEP tests
Test scores: N/D

Nysmith School
13625 Eds Drive, Herndon; nysmith.com

Religious affiliation: None
Enrollment: 602
Grades Offered: PK3-8
Tuition: $19,070 to $28,100
Diversity: N/D
% of Students receiving Financial Aid: 30%
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: $5,000
Student to Teacher Ratio: 9:1
Avg. Class Size: 18
Per-Student spending: N/D
Grade foreign language first offered: PK3
Languages offered: French, Spanish, Latin, Chinese
Extracurricular Activities offered: Cooking, Football, Dance
Teacher retention rate: Over 10 years
Gifted/talented program offered: Yes
Type of testing of students: IOWA testing
Test scores: Top 1%

Oakwood School
7210 Braddock Road, Annandale; oakwoodschool.com

Religious affiliation: None
Enrollment: 108
Grades Offered: K-8
Tuition: $29,900
Diversity: Oakwood is a private nonprofit school for students with learning differences.
% of Students receiving Financial Aid: 12%
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: $8,000
Student to Teacher Ratio: 4:1
Avg. Class Size: 10-12
Per-Student spending: N/D
Grade foreign language first offered: N/D
Languages offered: N/D
Extracurricular Activities offered: Extended Day, Enrichment Clubs, Theater Arts, Outrageous Fitness, Art, Friendship and Life Skills
Teacher retention rate: High
Gifted/talented program offered: N/D
Type of testing of students: N/D
Test scores: N/D

The Potomac School
1301 Potomac School Road, McLean; potomacschool.org

Religious affiliation: N/A
Enrollment: 1,005
Grades Offered: K-12
Tuition: $29,055 to $33,345
Diversity: 67% White
% of Students receiving Financial Aid: 17%
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: N/A
Student to Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Avg. Class Size: 16-18
Per-Student spending: N/A
Grade foreign language first offered: 4th grade
Languages offered: Spanish (4th-6th grade); French, Latin and Spanish (7th-8th grade); Chinese, French, Latin and Spanish (9th-12th grade)
Extracurricular Activities offered: Art, music, Technology, library, science, physical education Theatre and class plays, after-school enrichment, robotics, chess, foreign language, dance, field trips, service learning projects, music lessons, outdoor education program, summer camp
Teacher retention rate: N/D
Gifted/talented program offered: N/D
Type of testing of students: N/D
Test scores: N/D

Reston Montessori School
1928 Isaac Newton Square W, Reston; restonmontessori.com

Religious affiliation: N/A
Enrollment: 220
Grades Offered: 1-3
Tuition: $13,990
Diversity: N/D
% of Students receiving Financial Aid: N/D
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: N/D
Student to Teacher Ratio: N/D
Avg. Class Size: 35
Per-Student spending: N/D
Grade foreign language first offered: PK
Languages offered: French
Extracurricular Activities offered: P.E., music, yoga, chess, ice-skating, field trips, art
Teacher retention rate: N/D
Gifted/talented program offered: No
Type of testing of students: ERB, WRAP
Test scores: N/D

Saint Michael School
7401 St. Michael’s Lane, Annandale; stmikes22003.org

Religious affiliation: Catholic
Enrollment: 203
Grades Offered: K-8
Tuition: $4,705
Diversity: 3% Black, 17% Hispanic, 35% White, 3% students with disabilities, 1.5% limited English
% of Students receiving Financial Aid: 26%
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: $2,500
Student to Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Avg. Class Size: 24
Per-Student spending: N/D
Grade foreign language first offered: K
Languages offered: Spanish
Extracurricular Activities offered: Chess, track, basketball, tennis, band, choir
Teacher retention rate: Over 12 years
Gifted/talented program offered: N/D
Type of testing of students: Terra Nova
Test scores: N/D

St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic School
>6720B Union Mill Road, Clifton; standrew-clifton.org

Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic
Enrollment: 210
Grades Offered: PK-8
Tuition: $4,970 (K-8th grade); $1,974 (PK3); $2,488 (PK4)
Diversity: 3% Black, 12% Hispanic, 63% White, 3% Students with Disabilities, 7% Economically Challenged, 2% Limited English
% of Students receiving Financial Aid: 25%
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: $1,800
Student to Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Avg. Class Size: 19
Per-Student spending: $8,000
Grade foreign language first offered: K
Languages offered: Spanish
Extracurricular Activities offered: MATHCOUNTS Club, First Lego League Robotics Club, Science Club, Battle of the Books, Odyssey of the Mind, Chess Club, Blanket Buddies Service Club, All and Spring Mileage Club, NVCYO tennis, NVCYO track, NVCYO basketball, NVCYO golf, children’s choir, Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, basic and advanced bands, honor band, junior achievement, student government association, National Junior Honor Society, altar servers
Teacher retention rate: 87%
Gifted/talented program offered: Yes
Type of testing of students: PALS test, IOWA algebra test, ACRE test, high school placement test
Test scores: N/D

St. Joseph School
750 Peachtree St., Herndon; stjschoolva.org

Religious affiliation: Catholic
Enrollment: 577
Grades Offered: K-8
Tuition: $5,180
Diversity: N/D
% of Students receiving Financial Aid: N/D
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: N/D
Student to Teacher Ratio: N/D
Avg. Class Size: N/D
Per-Student spending: N/D
Grade foreign language first offered: 1st grade
Languages offered: Spanish
Extracurricular Activities offered: National Junior Honor Society, student council, Battle of the Books, scouts, Interactive (Rotary) Club, choir, chime choir, basketball, track, cheerleading, tennis, band, Book Club
Teacher retention rate: Excellent
Gifted/talented program offered: No
Type of testing of students: NAEP tests
Test scores: N/D

St. John Academy
6422 Linway Terrace, McLean; stjohnacademy.org

Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic
Enrollment: 280
Grades Offered: PK-8
Tuition: $5,500 (in parish K-8th grade); $4,900 (in parish PK); $3,040 (in parish preschool)
Diversity: 1 % Black, 5% Hispanic, 94% White
Students with disabilities: 1%
Economically challenged: 5%
% of Students receiving Financial Aid: 10%
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: $5,000
Student to Teacher Ratio: 25:1
Avg. Class Size: 20-25
Per-Student spending: N/D
Grade foreign language first offered: 1st grade
Languages offered: Spanish
Extracurricular Activities offered: Junior Great Books (1st-4th grade), Spelling Club (5th-8th grade), Battle of the Books (5th-6th grade), Bookworm Club (5th-6th grade), Shakespeare performance (8th grade), music (4th-8th grade), choir (3rd-8th grade), chess club (3rd-8th grade), Aerium (8th grade)
Teacher retention rate: 100%
Gifted/talented program offered: No
Type of testing of students: Terra Nova
Test scores: Math: 82%; Reading/Writing: 82%; Science: N/D; History: N/D

St. Louis Catholic School
2901 Popkins Lane, Alexandria; stlouisschool.org

Religious Affiliation: Catholic
Enrollment: 474
Grades Offered: PK-8
Tuition: $4,650
Diversity: N/D
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: N/D
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: N/D
Student to Teacher Ratio: N/D
Avg. Class Size: Fewer than 25 students
Per-Student Spending: N/D
Grade Foreign Language First Offered: K
Languages Offered: Spanish
Extracurricular Activities Offered: Basketball, Track, Tennis, Chess Club, Student Council, National Junior Honor Society, Band, Chorus
Teacher Retention Rate: N/D
Gifted/Talented Program Offered: No
Type of Testing of Students: Terra Nova
Test Scores: N/D

St. Mark Catholic School
9972 Vale Road, Vienna; stmark.org/school

Religious affiliation: Catholic
Enrollment: 430
Grades Offered: PK-8
Tuition: $5,640 (in parish), $8,450 (out of parish)
Diversity: N/D
% of Students receiving Financial Aid: N/D
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: N/D
Student to Teacher Ratio: N/D
Avg. Class Size: Maximum 24 per class
Per-Student spending: N/D
Grade foreign language first offered: K
Languages offered: Spanish
Extracurricular Activities offered: Art Club, Math Club, Harmonia, Ultra Sports, CYO sports teams, band, choir, Newspaper Club, Yearbook Club, Gardening Club, Quilting Club, Robotics Club, Battle of the Books, Boy and Girl Scout programs, Student Leadership Association
Teacher retention rate: N/D
Gifted/talented program offered: No
Type of testing of students: Terra Nova
Test scores: N/D

 

LOUDOUN COUNTY

County Christian School
21673 Beaumeade Circle, Suite 600, Ashburn; countychristianschool.org

Religious Affiliation: Non-denominational
Enrollment: 430
Grades Offered: PK-8
Tuition: Varies
Diversity: N/D
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: N/D
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: N/D
Student to Teacher Ratio: 10:1 (Early Education); 24:1 (Elementary); 18:1 (Middle)
Avg. Class Size: N/D
Per-Student Spending: N/D
Grade Foreign Language First Offered: Early Education 3’s
Languages Offered: Spanish
Extracurricular Activities Offered: Extra Classes in Art, Music, Physical Education, Spanish, Library and Computer; National Junior Honor Society; Competitive Sports; NILD Program
Teacher Retention Rate: High
Gifted/Talented Program Offered: N/D
Type of Testing of Students: NAEP Tests
Test Scores: N/D

Dominion Academy
835 Lee Ave. SW, Leesburg; dominionacademy.net

Religious Affiliation: Non-denominational
Enrollment: 250
Grades Offered: K-8
Tuition: $7,980 (K-5th grade), $8,450 (6th-8th grade)
Diversity: 2% Black, 3% Hispanic, 88% White
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 2%
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: $1,000-$5,000
Student to Teacher Ratio: 10:1
Avg. Class Size: 16
Per-Student Spending: N/D
Grade Foreign Language First Offered: K
Languages Offered: Latin, Spanish
Extracurricular Activities Offered: Volleyball, Girl Scouts, Robotics Classes, Drama, Science Fairs, Art Festival, Desktop Publishing Competition, Spelling Bee, Kids with Purpose, Guitar
Teacher Retention Rate: 95%
Gifted/Talented Program: No
Type of Testing of Students: Terra Nova
Test Scores: above grade level in Math, Reading/Writing, Science, History

Loudoun Country Day School
20600 Red Cedar Drive, Leesburg; lcds.org

Religious Affiliation: None
Enrollment: 297
Grades Offered: PK-8
Tuition: $20,400
Diversity: 5% Asian, 4.7% Black, 2.7% Hispanic, 5.4% Middle Eastern, 82.2% White
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 16%
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: $8,856
Student to Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Avg. Class Size: 15
Per-Student Spending: N/A
Grade Foreign Language First Offered: PK
Languages Offered: French, Mandarin, Spanish
Extracurricular Activities Offered: Sports, Rug Hooking, Chess, Drawing, Mandarin, Math4Fun, Mock Trial
Teacher Retention Rate: 94%
Gifted/Talented Program Offered: Yes
Type of Testing of Students: ERBs, CTP IV
Test Scores: N/A (only individual scores available)

Middleburg Montessori School
7274 Rectors Lane, Marshall; middleburgmontessori.com

Religious Affiliation: None
Enrollment: 33
Grades Offered: PK-6
Tuition: $7,000
Diversity: 9.09% Black, 9.09% Hispanic, 81.82% White
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 33%
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: $7,000 or partial with work trade options
Student to Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Avg. Class Size: 25
Per-Student Spending: $7,000
Grade Foreign Language First Offered: PK
Languages Offered: Spanish
Extracurricular Activities: Montessori Model United Nations
Teacher Retention Rate: 100%
Gifted/Talented Program Offered: Yes
Type of Testing of Students: None
Test Scores: N/A

PRINCE WILLIAM

All Saints Catholic School
9294 Stonewall Road, Manassas; allsaintsvaschool.org

Religious Affiliation: Catholic
Enrollment: 557
Grades Offered: PK-8
Tuition: $4,645
Diversity: 8% Asian, 2.5% Black, 10% Hispanic, 66% White
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 11%
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: $1,750
Student to Teacher Ratio: 21:1
Avg. Class Size: 27
Per-Student Spending: $5,564
Grade Foreign Language First Offered: 1st grade
Languages Offered: Spanish
Extracurricular Activities Offered: Band, Battle of the Books, Chess Club, CYO Girls & Boys Basketball, CYO Cheerleading, CYO Track, Drama Club, Math Club, National Junior Honor Society, Newspaper Club, Peace & Justice Players, Running Club, Safety Patrols, Schola (Chorus), Scouting, Spanish Club, Student Council Association, Yearbook Club, Youth Group
Teacher Retention Rate: 90%
Gifted/Talented Program Offered: No
Type of Testing of Students: Terra Nova
Test Scores: Math: 79th Percentile; Reading/Writing: 78th Percentile in Reading; 83rd Percentile in Writing; Science: N/A (tests given every other year); History: N/A (tests given every other year)

Christ Chapel Academy
13909 Smoketown Road, Woodbridge; christchapelacademy.org

Religious Affiliation: Christian
Enrollment: 581
Grades Offered: PK-12
Tuition: $5,530 (K-5th grade), $5,880 (6th-8th grade), $6,380 (9th-12th grade)
Diversity: 60.5% Black, 6% Hispanic, 25% White
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: N/D
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: N/D
Student to Teacher Ratio: 19:1
Avg. Class Size: 19
Per-Student Spending: $4,100
Grade Foreign Language First Offered: K
Languages Offered: French, Latin, Spanish
Extracurricular Activities Offered: Multiple Sports and Fine Arts Opportunities, Robotics Club
Teacher Retention Rate: N/D
Gifted/Talented Program Offered: No
Type of Testing of Students: Stanford Achievement Tests
Test Scores: N/D

Cloverdale School
13506 Minnieville Road, Woodbridge; cloverdaleschool.org

Religious Affiliation: None
Enrollment: 150
Grades Offered: PK-2
Tuition: N/D
Diversity: N/D
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 0%
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: N/A
Student to Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Avg. Class Size: 16
Per-Student Spending: N/D
Grade Foreign Language First Offered: PK4
Languages Offered: German
Extracurricular Activities Offered: None
Teacher Retention Rate: 100%
Gifted/Talented Program Offered: No
Type of Testing of Students: CAT, ITBS, MRR
Test Scores: N/D

Emmanuel Christian School
8302 Spruce St., Manassas; ecsflames.org

Religious Affiliation: Baptist
Enrollment: 165
Grades Offered: PK3-12
Tuition: $2,200-$7,900
Diversity: N/D
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: N/D
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: N/D
Student to Teacher Ratio: N/D
Avg. Class Size: 13
Per-Student Spending: N/D
Grade Foreign Language First Offered: N/D
Languages Offered: Spanish
Extracurricular Activities Offered: Sports (Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Cheerleading), Chess Club, Guitar Lessons, Dance Lessons, Before/After Care
Teacher Retention Rate: N/D
Gifted/Talented Program Offered: N/D
Type of Testing of Students: Terra Nova
Test Scores: N/D

Heritage Christian School
14510 Spriggs Road, Woodbridge; visitheritage.com

Religious Affiliation: Baptist
Enrollment: 347
Grades Offered: K4-12
Tuition: $4,027
Diversity: 17% Black, 13% Hispanic, 70% White
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 0%
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: N/A
Student to Teacher Ratio: 25:1
Avg. Class Size: 25
Per-Student Spending: $4,000
Grade Foreign Language First Offered: 8th grade
Languages Offered: German, Latin, Spanish
Extracurricular Activities Offered: Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Baseball, Yearbook, ODACS–Bible, Fine Arts, Academic Competition
Teacher Retention Rate: N/D
Gifted/Talented Program Offered: No
Type of Testing of Students: Stanford Achievement Test
Test Scores: Math: 80%; Reading/Writing: 80%; Science: 72%; History: 86%

Linton Hall School
9535 Linton Hall Road, Bristow; lintonhall.edu

Religious Affiliation: Catholic
Enrollment: 214
Grades Offered: PK-8
Tuition: $8,960
Diversity: 4% Black, 6% Hispanic, 75% White
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 12%
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: $2,624
Student to Teacher Ratio: 10:1
Avg. Class Size: 22
Per-Student Spending: N/D
Grade Foreign Language First Offered: PK
Languages Offered: Spanish
Extracurricular Activities Offered: Leo Club, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Vocal Choir, Handbell Choir, Running Club, Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, Golf, Fife & Drum Corps, Chess Club, Band
Teacher Retention Rate: N/D
Gifted/Talented Program Offered: No
Type of Testing of Students: Terra Nova
Test Scores: N/D

Manassas Christian School
9296 West Carondelet Drive, Manassas; manassaschristianschool.org

Religious Affiliation: Non-denominational
Enrollment: 200
Grades Offered: K-8
Tuition: Call for most recent
Diversity: 10% Asian, 25% Black, 3% Hispanic, 25% Indian, 37% White
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 0%
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: N/A
Student to Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Avg. Class Size: 14-15
Per-Student Spending: N/D
Grade Foreign Language First Offered: K
Languages Offered: German (older/advanced students only), Spanish
Extracurricular Activities Offered: Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball, Baseball, Cheerleading, Clubs
Teacher Retention Rate: 90%
Gifted/Talented Program Offered: Yes
Type of Testing of Students: SOL, ITBS (1st-8th grades), Cogat (2nd, 4th, 6th grades), PALS (K-3rd grades)
Test Scores: Math: 75%; Reading/Writing: 80%; Science: 82%; History: 79%

Prince William Academy
3480 Commission Court, Lake Ridge; princewilliamacademy.com

Religious Affiliation: None
Enrollment: 200
Grades Offered: PK-6
Tuition: $9,000
Diversity: 10% Black, 10% Hispanic, 65% White
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: N/D
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: 10%
Student to Teacher Ratio: 10:1
Avg. Class Size: 10
Per-Student Spending: N/D
Grade Foreign Language First Offered: PK
Languages Offered: Arabic, French, Mandarin, Spanish
Extracurricular Activities Offered: Sports, Dance, Field Trips, Engineering, Gardening, Summer Camp, Summer School, Music, Tutoring, Ballet, Cooking
Teacher Retention Rate: 5 years
Gifted/Talented Program Offered: Yes
Type of Testing of Students: SOL, Metropolitan Iowa Testing
Test Scores: Math: N/D; Reading/Writing: 90th percentile; Science: 90th percentile; History: 90th percentile

 

Stafford

Grace Preparatory School
2202 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford; graceprepschool.org

Religious affiliation: Non-denominational
Enrollment: 120
Grades Offered: K-12
Tuition: $3,410
Diversity: 6% Black, 87% White, 7% Other
% of Students receiving Financial Aid: 0
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: N/A
Student to Teacher Ratio: 10:1
Avg. Class Size: 9
Per-Student spending: N/A
Grade foreign language first offered: K
Languages offered: Spanish
Extracurricular Activities offered: Clubs, musical drama
Teacher retention rate: 80%
Gifted/talented program offered: No
Type of testing of students: Terra Nova
Test scores: N/D

St. William of York Catholic School
3130 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford; stwillschool.org

Religious affiliation: Catholic Church
Enrollment: 150
Grades Offered: PK-8
Tuition: $4,400 (in parish)
Diversity: 5% Black, 7% Hispanic, 88% White, 10% Students with Disabilities, 10% Economically Challenged
Students receiving Financial Aid: 5%
Avg. Fin. Aid Package: $2,000
Student to Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Avg. Class Size: 18
Per-Student spending: $4,852
Grade foreign language first offered: 1st grade
Languages offered: English and Spanish
Extracurricular Activities offered: basketball, volleyball, baseball, Newsletter Club, Girl and Boy scouts, honor guard, band, choir, student council, leadership training
Teacher retention rate: 100%
Gifted/talented program offered: Yes
Type of testing of students: Terra Nova
Test scores: Math: 70.5th percentile; Reading: 75.1th percentile; Writing: 85.1th percentile; Science: 62.5th percentile; History: 67.5th percentile

 

(August 2012)

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