Lower School

Grades K - 5

Our lower school is a diverse and supportive learning community where students develop a life-long love of learning and are prepared for their best futures.

Smaller class sizes, favorable ratios, & teachers focused on individual student success help everyone receive the attention and support needed to excel at their highest level. Our elementary grades blend a solid academic foundation with the ideas of Christian citizenship and Biblical values. Curriculum is taught through a variety of methods that allow students to actively approach each subject. 

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Our lower school is a diverse and supportive learning community where students develop a life-long love of learning and are prepared for their best futures.

Smaller class sizes, favorable ratios, & teachers focused on individual student success help everyone receive the attention and support needed to excel at their highest level. Our elementary grades blend a solid academic foundation with the ideas of Christian citizenship and Biblical values. Curriculum is taught through a variety of methods that allow students to actively approach each subject. 

Teacher Profiles Curriculum Guide Tuition & Fees
 

Virginia Academy’s Lower School
(by the numbers)


  • 162 students
  • 1:11 Teacher/Student ratio
  • 20 – Avg. Class Size
  • 4 Avg. Field Trips per Year/Grade
  • 4.5 extended care hours offered daily
  • 1 Yearly Full-Stage Performance
  • 36 NEHS Inductees

What sets Virginia Academy’s Lower School apart?


  • Favorable Class Sizes
  • Passionate & Caring Teachers
  • College Prep Curriculum & ACT Bench-marking
  • Specialized Art, Music, PE, Computers, Performing Arts, & Foreign Language Instruction
  • Christian Character Development
  • Extended Care Hours & Camps Available

Virginia Academy’s Lower School
(by the numbers)


  • 162 students
  • 1:11 Teacher/Student ratio
  • 20 – Avg. Class Size
  • 4 Avg. Field Trips per Year/Grade
  • 4.5 extended care hours offered daily
  • 1 Yearly Full-Stage Performance
  • 36 NEHS Inductees

What sets Virginia Academy’s Lower School apart?


  • Favorable Class Sizes
  • Passionate & Caring Teachers
  • College Prep Curriculum & ACT Bench-marking
  • Specialized Art, Music, PE, Computers, Performing Arts, & Foreign Language Instruction
  • Christian Character Development
  • Extended Care Hours & Camps Available
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Academic Enrichment


We offer a variety of enrichment to accompany the curriculum. Students receive special instruction each week in an area of world language studies, Art, Music, and STEM education.

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Lego
Mindstorms EV3

Grades 3- 5 build programmable robots using Legos! Students will learn basic programming concepts pertaining to basic robotic movements and learning engineering concepts.

Culture
& Language

Students study cultural differences around the world and develop an understanding, respect, and appreciation for the diversity of humanity; preparing them for a lifetime of greater social awareness and ability to contribute to society and further the Gospel.

Physical
Education

Our health and physical education program at Virginia Academy is designed to develop a desire in students to live a life of fitness and honor the Lord through taking care of their bodies. Instruction focuses on students’ motor skills while teaching rules, strategies, and game play of a variety of sports.

 

Academic Enrichment


We offer a variety of enrichment to accompany the curriculum. Students receive special instruction each week in an area of world language studies, Art, Music, and STEM education.

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Lower School Fine Arts

At Virginia Academy, it is our firm belief that every child is endowed with unique gifts, talents, and abilities. Our job is to discover and develop them. Therefore, at Virginia Academy every student is exposed to and given an opportunity to discover his or her talent in art, music, and drama. In addition to classes and enrichment programs, students have the opportunity to perform each year on our fully theatrical stage in an 800 seat auditorium.


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Fine arts offerings include:
  • Visual Arts

    Artistic skills & Creativity

  • Instruments

    Musicianship skills and Exploration

  • Performing Art

    Stage presence and teamwork

Lower School Fine Arts

At Virginia Academy, it is our firm belief that every child is endowed with unique gifts, talents, and abilities. Our job is to discover and develop them. Therefore, at Virginia Academy every student is exposed to and given an opportunity to discover his or her talent in art, music, and drama. In addition to classes and enrichment programs, students have the opportunity to perform each year on our fully theatrical stage in an 800 seat auditorium.


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