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2022 Best Schools in Virginia Beach

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  1. #7 Best Private High Schools in Virginia.

    Norfolk Academy

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    Private School,

    NORFOLK, VA,

    1-12,

    143 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says This is truly an amazing school. I value the relationship between my teachers and me. It is obvious they love what they do and want every student to succeed. Also, I know Academy has prepared me for....

    Read 143 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,184,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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  2. #17 Best Private High Schools in Virginia.

    Veritas Collegiate Academy

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    Private School,

    CHESAPEAKE, VA,

    K-12,

    112 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Veritas has been such a good fit for our family. Coming from a homeschooled background, we were concerned how our child would do there all day. My child looks forward to being at school everyday and especially in his classroom with his teacher. Our son feels totally safe there and had no separation anxiety. Every morning my child excitedly ran to greet the administrators at the door. He loved that he could start his day by racing them to be the first to say hello. He also loves going to memory period. He has grown so much this year. His teacher is bright, loving, fun and very patient. She takes them outside several times a day, gives them snack time and miraculously gets them to nap. It is...They have an excellent classical curriculum delivered in love. The teachers are very invested and the small class sizes guarantee personal attention. We also love the other parents. This family....

    Read 112 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 259,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

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  3. #28 Best Private High Schools in Virginia.

    Cape Henry Collegiate

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    Private School,

    VIRGINIA BEACH, VA,

    PK, K-12,

    77 Niche users give it an average review of 4.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says We are at CHC because of teachers/coaches like Lacrosse Coach Joe Thompson. He inspired my daughter in 7th-grade history class & my 10th-grade son who has never played the sport into joining his...Coach Thompson played at St. Mary's High in Annapolis before heading to UVA. He was team captain when the Cavaliers made the Final Four in 2005 receiving the team's Thomas C. Rixey award for spirit....

    Read 77 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,054,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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  4. #14 Best Public High Schools in Virginia.

    Ocean Lakes High School

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    Virginia Beach City Public Schools, VA,

    9-12,

    644 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Ocean Lakes high school provided me with an excellent base to propel myself into future endeavors. Throughout my experience there, the staff does an incredible job attempting to incorporate a....

    Read 644 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,034,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  5. #23 Best Public High Schools in Virginia.

    Princess Anne High School

    Virginia Beach City Public Schools, VA,

    9-12,

    513 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I have had a very positive experience at this school. Aside from a 2 teachers that I can think, all of my teachers have been there to help me learn and grow! My teachers have offered after school....

    Read 513 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,759,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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  6. #44 Best Private High Schools in Virginia.

    Norfolk Collegiate School

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    Private School,

    NORFOLK, VA,

    PK, K-12,

    57 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Norfolk Collegiate has been an academically rigorous school throughout my entire high school career and I feel like I will be prepared for college especially well, just because I went to Norfolk....

    Read 57 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 596,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

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  7. #52 Best Private High Schools in Virginia.

    Catholic High School

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    Private School,

    VIRGINIA BEACH, VA,

    9-12,

    72 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I would definitely love more focus on music, and theatre at my school. However, I am overall happy at Catholic High School and feel like I will be prepared for my future once I graduate. Once, I....

    Read 72 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 425,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

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  8. #5 Best Public Elementary Schools in Virginia.

    Tallwood Elementary School

    Virginia Beach City Public Schools, VA,

    PK, K-5,

    3 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says Througout the whole six years that i was there, i learned all of the necessary thing to go on to middle and high school. I joined chorus and orchestra, and both prepared me for the work needed in....

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 621,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  9. #17 Best Public Elementary Schools in Virginia.

    Old Donation School

    Virginia Beach City Public Schools, VA,

    2-8,

    20 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I loved the fact that the classes were hard, the work was all encompassing, and that I would rather donate to my middle school than to Caltech.That should say more than anything I write. I imagine, much like every other school, things have gotten worse and the curriculum has gotten easier. The teachers weren't anything special but at least...Was definitely the best school in the world when I was attending. Wish they didn't have to get a new building with normies....

    Read 20 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,289,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  10. #19 Best Public Elementary Schools in Virginia.

    Rosemont Elementary School

    Virginia Beach City Public Schools, VA,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 427,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

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  11. #24 Best Public Elementary Schools in Virginia.

    Salem Elementary School

    Virginia Beach City Public Schools, VA,

    PK, K-5,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says As I started attending this school, I was still getting used to America itself. I had just recently came back from living in the Philippines for three years. My English was poor, my social manners....

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 500,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  12. #47 Best Public High Schools in Virginia.

    Frank W. Cox High School

    Virginia Beach City Public Schools, VA,

    9-12,

    480 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I enjoy a majority of the staff at this school, i think that they are doing a wonderful job at shaping young minds. Many of the teachers here have encouraged me in my ideas and have actually led me...Something that I would change would be some of their outdated rules and how they handle things. In light to some of the more recent handlings of our vaping issue, I would say that this was handled...The way that they communicate things should also be reconsidered being that there is a lot of information that is needed to get out to students with little known to the majority. A lot of the....

    Read 480 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,783,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  13. #38 Best Public Elementary Schools in Virginia.

    Holland Elementary School

    Virginia Beach City Public Schools, VA,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 588,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  14. #18 Best Public Middle Schools in Virginia.

    Great Neck Middle School

    Virginia Beach City Public Schools, VA,

    6-8,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,116,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  15. #48 Best Public Elementary Schools in Virginia.

    Kingston Elementary School

    Virginia Beach City Public Schools, VA,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 538,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

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  16. #49 Best Public Elementary Schools in Virginia.

    North Landing Elementary School

    Virginia Beach City Public Schools, VA,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 462,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

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  17. #55 Best Public Elementary Schools in Virginia.

    Pembroke Elementary School

    Virginia Beach City Public Schools, VA,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 507,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

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  18. #66 Best Private High Schools in Virginia.

    Stone Bridge School

    Private School,

    CHESAPEAKE, VA,

    PK, K-12,

    44 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Stonebridge is a great school that focuses on equipping the next generation with a Biblical worldview to restore the American nation. The academics are rigorous and very in-depth. AP courses and....

    Read 44 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 347,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

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  19. #70 Best Private High Schools in Virginia.

    Norfolk Christian Schools

    Private School,

    NORFOLK, VA,

    PK, K-12,

    77 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says We love Norfolk Christian! Our child was enrolled at age 3 and will soon graduate with an incredible education. Students are academically challenged and well prepared for the college of their choice.....

    Read 77 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 726,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

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  20. #26 Best Public Middle Schools in Virginia.

    Salem Middle School

    Virginia Beach City Public Schools, VA,

    6-8,

    14 Niche users give it an average review of 3.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says Salem Middle School is a very diverse school. There are lots of things to get involved in. The Music Department is really nice. Although, the administration is not so good. They just seem kinda blah....

    Read 14 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,094,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  21. #60 Best Public Elementary Schools in Virginia.

    Shelton Park Elementary School

    Virginia Beach City Public Schools, VA,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 429,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

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  22. #64 Best Public Elementary Schools in Virginia.

    Strawbridge Elementary School

    Virginia Beach City Public Schools, VA,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 678,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  23. #66 Best Public Elementary Schools in Virginia.

    Red Mill Elementary School

    Virginia Beach City Public Schools, VA,

    PK, K-5,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Red mill elemtrary school is an extremely exceltional school. The teachers there are some of best teachers I have ever come into contact with. The diversity is high due to the great location. The....

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 643,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  24. #68 Best Public Elementary Schools in Virginia.

    Glenwood Elementary School

    Virginia Beach City Public Schools, VA,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,001,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  25. #73 Best Public Elementary Schools in Virginia.

    New Castle Elementary School

    Virginia Beach City Public Schools, VA,

    PK, K-5,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says My daughter attended kindergarten and first grade at New Castle and I have no complaints besides the student to teacher ratio which is insane. Even with that crutch, my child was happy, encouraged...The school is very diverse, the administration is nice, and her teachers were very responsive to my questions. Starting in first grade children receive an assigned laptop which is an added bonus..

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 797,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

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