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Our Mission

teaching students to be good world citizens
James River Day School cherishes children & challenges them to become scholars, leaders, and citizens
for the 21st century, in a community of academic excellence.

At A Glance

  • 100% of students have public speaking experience
  • 60-70 minutes per day of recess time in K-4
  • 24% of students receive need-based tuition assistance
  • 100% graduate with 2 high school credits or more
  • no SOL testing
  • 100% of students participate in community service
  • 98% of our alumni go to college
  • 50+ years of excellence in education
  • 14:1 student-teacher ratio in grades K-4
  • 16:1 student-teacher ratio in grades 5-8
  • world languages begin inK
  • 53% of our teachers hold advanced degrees

Latest News

Academy Center of the Arts Historic Theatre

April 15, 2021

We're in the home stretch! Read more about this and see a special announcement about graduation by clicking the date above.

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