- Nearly 70 private and parochial elementary and secondary schools have enrollment of more than 13,000.
- Many private high schools are college preparatory schools with virtually all graduates going on to four-year colleges.
- The International Baccalaureate program, study abroad, community service, and military training are available.
- Special weekend and evening schools offering classes in language and culture have been created by the local German, Chinese, and Japanese communities.
For additional information about private education, please visit the Virginia Council for Private Education website at www.vcpe.org.