Arlington County Private School

Find Arlington County Virginia private schools, including independent, parochial, religious and non-religious affiliated charter schools, boarding schools, Christian schools, preparatory prep schools, and accredited private k-12, middle schools, and high schools. Private schools provide information on tuition, school rankings, school enrollment, education, curriculum, classes, records, and teacher-student ratios.


Arlington Montessori House 3809 Washington Boulevard Arlington VA 22201 703-524-2511


Bishop O'Connell High School 6600 Little Falls Road Arlington VA 22213 703-237-1400

Chesterbrook Montessori School 3455 North Glebe Road Arlington VA 22207 703-241-8271

Chesterbrook Montessori School 4701 Arlington Boulevard Arlington VA 22203 703-243-3914

Childrens House Montessori 2425 North Glebe Road Arlington VA 22207 703-276-1360

Fairfax Academy Of Early Learning 820 South Carlin Springs Road Arlington VA 22204 703-671-5555

Our Savior Lutheran School 825 South Taylor Street Arlington VA 22204 703-892-4846

Potomac Crescent Waldorf School 923 23rd Street South Arlington VA 22202 703-486-1309

Rivendell School 5700 Lee Highway Arlington VA 22207 703-532-1200

St Agnes School 2024 North Randolph Street Arlington VA 22207 703-527-5423

St Ann Elementary School 980 N Frederick St Arlington VA 22205 703-525-7599

St Charles School 3299 Fairfax Drive Arlington VA 22201 703-527-0608

St Thomas More Cathedral School 105 North Thomas Street Arlington VA 22203 703-528-6781

About Arlington County Private Schools

Arlington County Private Schools are schools that provide all or some portion of Kindergarten through 12th grade education, but they do not operate as part of a public school district in Arlington County, VA. Private Schools are largely funded through tuition and student fees, though they may also be supported by grants and private contributions. Some Private Schools may receive a small amount of public funding, such as Virginia Department of Education grants for school building renovations. Private Schools have selective admissions and can choose who may enroll as a student. Public Schools, in contrast, are subject to compulsory education laws that requires Virginia State to provide education to all children.

You may contact Private Schools for questions about:
  • Arlington County Private School enrollment and applications
  • School tuition, financial aid, and scholarship opportunities
  • Arlington County private school curriculum
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Arlington County Private School Accreditation

Licensing or registration of Private Schools may be conducted by the Virginia Department of Education. Likewise, teacher certification in Arlington County Private Schools may or may not be required depending on the state. Virginia may also regulate the length of the school year, health and safety requirements, transportation, special education, reporting requirements, textbooks, or testing. Private Schools in Arlington County maintain substantial autonomy in establishing their own administrative systems, including personnel. Private Schools have the ability to hire and manage Arlington County teachers and other school staff outside the confines of education bargaining units.

Arlington County Religious Education

Arlington County Religious Schools and Parochial Schools are Private Schools that incorporate religion into the curriculum. A Religious School may receive some funding from a religious institution, but the primary source of revenue comes from tuition. In a Parochial School, funding from a religious institution is the primary source of revenue.

Special Education Schools in Arlington County, Virginia

Arlington County Special Education Schools provide education to students with specialized learning needs. These Arlington County schools are equipped and staffed to accommodate students on the autism spectrum or with brain injuries, severe anxiety, and other neurological issues.

Other Types of Private Schools

Arlington County Montessori Schools offer educational programming that emphasizes exploration and discovery experiences in the classroom. The classes are often structured to keep students and their teachers together for several years.

Other varieties of Arlington County Private Schools include Boarding Schools, Language Immersion Schools, Waldorf Schools, and Military Schools.