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Substantive Changes

School NameDetailed Description of ChangeSubmitted DateChange Link
ABC Test School

Curriculum Change

Aylett Country Day School

This information is not new, but I was unable to list it in the survey section of School Administration.

Beantree Learning - Ashburn

Correct the zip code to 20147 please.

Beantree Learning - Ashburn

zip code was incorrect

BeanTree Learning - Chantilly/Westfields

BeanTree Learning no longer operates this facility.  It is currently operated by Caritas Academy.

Thank you,

Jennifer Bower

Belle Meade Montessori School

In June of 2023, our former Head of School, Pam Mandigo, resigned, and Jami Davis, our former Head of the Lower School took her place as the new Head of School.

Belle Meade Montessori School

In June, 2023, Jami Davis replaced Pam Mandingo as Head of School.

Bridges Treatment Center - Rivermont

Centra, the parent corporation for Bridges and Rivermont Schools sold Rivermont to New Story.  The Rivermont should be dropped from our school name.

Bridges Treatment Center - Rivermont

We are no longer a part of the Rivermont Schools "system".

Bridges Treatment Center - Rivermont

Bridges is no longer a part of the Rivermont School "system".  Our ownership has not changed.  

Browne Academy

Browne had been operating under the BSI, Inc (Brownie School Incorporated) it was legally changed to Browne Academy.

Building Blocks Center for Children with Autism

The school address has changed from 175 Deer Run Road to 220 Deer Run Road, Danville, VA. 

Building Blocks Center for Children with Autism

Malorie Pittman is the Director of Education.

Building Blocks Center for Children with Autism The new director is Malorie Pittman. 
Building Blocks Center for Children with Autism

The school has moved to a new building located at 220 Deer Run Rd Danville, VA 24540.

Carlisle School

I am serving as Interim Head of School.

Charterhouse School - Edinburg

Previous principal left for a new position.

Charterhouse School - Richmond

New building added to campus. The new building houses our Applied Curriculum classrooms, Technology classroom, Cosmetology classroom, and classrooms for our residential students.  

Christchurch School

Technically this is not a Substantive change, but our address is listed as Woodbridge, VA.  That is incorrect and I'm not sure why Woodbridge would ever be listed as our address.  We are in Christchurch, VA, and have always been in Christchurch, VA. 

Church Hill Academy

Dr. Lopes was hired and begin in July.

Church Hill Academy

Rise Academy is run by the non-profit Rise Richmond. On July 1, 2023 the non profit rebranded from Church Hill Activities and Tutoring to Rise Richmond. In conjunction with that Churchhill Academy became Rise Academy.

Collegiate School

New Head of School to replace interim effective July 1, 2024.

Cornerstone Christian School - Rockingham

Added 11th grade.

Denbigh Baptist Christian School

Robert has been head of school since 2012.  The new VCPE program had the incorrect person listed.

Elite Academy

Moved to a new building

Ephesus Junior Academy

We just needed to change the mobile phone for the head of school 

Ephesus Junior Academy

correcting the way it appears in report

Eukarya Christian Academy - Stephens City (Valley Pike)

We moved into our new building, effective 1/1/24.

Grace Christian School - Mechanicsville

Grace Christian School opened an 18,000 square foot addition in August 2023 for the beginning of the new school year. The space includes 11 new classrooms, a dedicated office suite, additional locker rooms, a student weight room. 

Grafton Integrated Health Network - Winchester

Crystal has been principal of the Winchester campus of Grafton School since October 25, 2021. 

Hampton Christian Academy - Hampton (2419 N Armistead Ave)

This is not a change, but I was not able to input my name in the report. I have been head of school since 7/1/23. There is no assistant head of school.

Immanuel Christian School - Springfield

The Immanuel Christian School school board hired Nathan Stevens to be our new Head of School July 1, 2023.

James River Day School

New Head of School began in July after the retirement of the previous Head, Peter York.

JollyPlace Montessori School

The name on vcpe record was incorrect. 

K12 Private Academy

As a 100% virtual school, we do not have a physical campus but our company, Stride/K12 Inc has moved the corporate office from Herndon to Reston.

Karter School of Cascades

Correction to Head of School

Karter School of South Riding, Inc.

Head of School change

Kenston Forest School

One of our buildings (50+ years old) was demolished in June 2023 to make way for a new addition. We added a 12 classroom temporary modular unit to house our Upper School students for the 2023-2024 academic year. Construction is underway on a new 12,000 square foot, 12 classroom building, which will house our Upper School. The new building is set to be completed by June 2024. 

Keys Academy - Augusta/Stuarts Draft

School moved from our initial leased property in Stuarts Draft, to a new leased property in Verona VA as of July 2023. (the 5 year lease was up and not renewed at the Stuart's Draft location). We still provide services to the students of Augusta County and surrounding counties, just in a newly renovated building

King Abdullah Academy

Mrs. Salwa Linjawi has been the Head of School / Director General of King Abdullah Academy since 2017 and this has not changed in over 5 years. The Academy is recently authorized as an IB Primary Years Program (IB PYP) school for grades K-5, and KAA continues as a full continuum IB World School offering IB PYP, IB MYP (Middle Years Program), and the IB Diploma Program. The school does not offer a Pre-K and is for grades K-12. 

King Abdullah Academy

King Abdullah Academy has had the same Director General Head of School named Mrs. Salwa Linjawi since 2017. The Academy has recently earned the International Baccalaureate (IB) Authorization for the IB Primary Years Program (IB PYP for grades K-5). KAA is a full continuum IB World school with three IB programs & is fully authorized by IB to offer the IB PYP, the IB MYP, and the IB Diploma Program. King Abdullah Academy is for grades K-5 co-educational and does not have a pre-K. KAA has been recently offered accreditation candidacy by MSA-CESS (Middle States Association) and is also accredited by Cognia.

Kings Christian Academy - Roanoke

King's Christian Academy relocated to the campus of Parkway Church on the Mountain officially on June 30, 2023, and signed a 2 year lease.

Kings Christian Academy - Roanoke

King's Christian Academy relocated to the campus of Parkway Church on the Mountain on June 30, 2023. ACTS was notified and certified the new location.

Lafayette School

Jennifer O'Malley stepped into the position in November of 2020.  All appropriate paperwork was filed but this change was not reflected on the website previously. 

Legacy Christian Academy

Change of Principal. 

Life Christian Academy - Harrowgate

Mike Cherry retired from Life Christian Academy on July 1, 2023

Little Keswick School

Tax EIN's numbers and ownership remained the same.  Only change was with the State Corporation Commission, name change only

Main Street School - Tazewell

Main Street School - Tazewell

The school physically moved in August of 2022 to the be house in Community Heights Church's educational wing.

Middleburg Montessori School

Cassidy Dean has never been the head of school. She is an administrator. BethAnn has always been the head of school since becoming a non-profit. 

Millwood School

Implemented the IB MYP Curriculum in grades 6-10

Montessori School of Northern Virginia - Annandale

MSNV has added a 7th grade and will add an 8th grade in the 2024-2025 school year.

Mountain View Christian Academy

We have added 5 modular units to our campus. One of them is operational and houses our 6th graders. 

Northstar Academy
Oakwood School

Oakwood just completed a campus development project which increased the building from 17,000 sq ft to 40,000 sq ft.  

The increase is primarily of a full-size regulation gymnasium.

Oakwood School
Orchard House School

Our school name changed during the summer of 2023 with approval from the board. All appropriate legal paperwork associated with the name change  has been submitted.

Orchard House School

The board voted to approve a name change of Orchard House School to Orchard House Middle School in the 22-23 school year.

Peninsula School at The Faison Center

Change in Head of School

Peninsula School at The Faison Center

No change

Primrose School of Ashburn

Ms. Jordan Aghamiri is the Director of school

Primrose School of Ashburn

Jordan is Director of Primrose school of Ashburn

Prince of Peace Lutheran School

In January 2023 our school added an 8am-4pm extended day program to complement our existing half-day morning preschool & kindergarten programs. 

Randolph-Macon Academy

Military program change - AFJROTC has departed and we now have a proprietary military program

Randolph-Macon Academy

Air Force JROTC elected to depart our campus over our objections in May of 2023.  Our Board directed that the Academy devise and execute a proprietary military program consistent with our values, as developed since 1917 and that program ws fielded in August of this year.  To date, it has been singularly successful, with impressive student performance and higher morale within the Corps of Cadets.

Assigned Staff:

Character and Leadership Development Program Staff

Frank Carlucci – Commandant

  • Veteran United States Navy – Lieutenant Commander, Intelligence
  • History and Social Sciences Teacher
  • Bachelor of Science, Georgetown University School of Foreign Service
  • Master’s in liberal studies, Georgetown University – Ethics and Human Values Todd Freiwald – Deputy Commandant (Operations and Instruction)
  • Veteran United States Marine Corps
  • Retired Federal Agent (Secret Service, ATF)
  • Graduate of the Virginia Military Institute Craig Stanley - Senior Enlisted Advisor, R-MA
  • Gunnery Sergeant, United States Marine Corps (retired) –
  • Marine Corps Drill Instructor (7 years)
  • Master’s in Business Administration, Walden University Joseph Plemmons – Instructor
  • Methodist Minister
  • Air Force Junior ROTC Instructor last year
  • Learning Support Teacher

Anthony Mills – Assistant Commandant for Accountability

  • Retired Fairfax County Fire Fighter
  • Certified Paramedic
  • Former R-MA weekend officer in charge Dr. Connie Richards Ph.D. – R-MA Clinical Counselor
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Ph.D. Walden University – General Psychology 2nd Lieutenant Wesley Barbara - Instructor
  • VMI Class of 2023
  • R-MA “Falcon Program” coordinator

Christine George – R-MA Weekend Officer-in-Charge, Instructor

  • Marine Corps K-9 Handler
  • Marine Corps Martial Arts Instructor
  • Bachelor of Arts, Bridgewater College

Adjunct Instructors

Giles Kyser Colonel Giles Kyser USMC (ret)

  • Naval Academy
  • Battalion level Command and several Combat tours
  • Awards include Legion of Merit (2), Navy and Marine Corps Medal for heroism on 9/11, Bronze Star with Combat “V” for valor (2).

Major John Morash USAF (ret)

  • Air Force Academy Instructor
  • Air Force Intelligence Officer
  • Prior Enlisted Service

Chief Warrant Officer Jeff Bull USN (ret)

  • Special Warfare Instructor, SEAL Team Leader
  • Awards include Bronze Star with Combat “V”” for valor (5), Purple Heart
Redeemer Classical School

We added 12th grade for the first time in school history. We are now a fully accredited PK-12th grade school.

Redeemer Episcopal Day School

Added 5th grade

Redeemer Episcopal Day School

We have given up our accreditation with ACTS as of June 12, 2024.  We are now only accredited by MSA.  

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Julia Dorsey, Head of School

Redeemer Episcopal Day School

Richmond Academy

The new principal started working at Richmond Academy on October 16, 2020.

Richmond Academy

New principal was hired and started on 10/16/2020

Richmond Waldorf School - Richmond (Robin Hood Road)

Andrew Ross took over as Head of School after the departure of the interim, Timothy Daniel.

Rivermont School - Tidewater

Email change with new company -

Rivermont School - Tidewater

Moved to a new building

Rivermont School - Tidewater

We moved to a new location in November 2022.  We are now located at 240 CLearfield Ave, STE 300B, Virginia Beach, VA 23462. 

Rivermont School - Tidewater

We moved in November 2022 to a new building.  The address is 240 Clearfield Ave, STE 300B, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462

Rivermont School - Tidewater

Just my email changed.  Information is still the same.  My email address is

Sabot at Stony Point

New 16-space classroom building, Honor Hall, had it's first 10 classrooms completed and ready for move in January 2023. The last six classrooms should be complete by summer of 2024. 

Shady Grove Academy

We moved across the hall to 145.

Shady Grove Academy

149 was a typo. The current address is 145 Byrd St. 

Southampton Academy

New Head of School Hired 7/1/2023- Tamee C. Railey 

Springhouse Community School

No major changes. 

St. Gregory the Great Catholic School

New school principal

St. Mary Star of the Sea School

Addition of vacated roadway and adjacent waterfront property

St. Rita School

Mr. Bindernagel assumed leadership of Saint Rita School in July 2023. 

St. Rita School

Mr. Bindernagel assumed leadership of Saint Rita School in July of 2023.

St. Thomas Aquinas Regional School

Sister Mary Sheila Maksim, OP left as principal and Sister Mary Sabina DeMuth, OP is the new principal for the 2023-2024 school year.

St. Thomas More Cathedral School

New principal effective July 4, 2023

St. Timothy Catholic School For branding purposes, we are trying to go solely by "Saint Timothy..." as opposed to "St. Timothy..."
St. Timothy Catholic School

For branding purposes, we have deliberately referred to our school as Saint Timothy as opposed to St. Timothy. 

Stonebridge School

The B in StoneBridge is supposed to be capitalized.

Stonebridge School

The B in StoneBridge is supposed to be capitalized. Thank you.

Suffolk Christian Academy - Lower School

Grades 6-12 have been moved to this building.

Summit Christian Academy - Lower School - Newport News

Form had incorrect address for school. 4209 Big Bethel Rd, Yorktown, VA is Summit's official address.

Temple Baptist School - Herndon

Dr. Dalton has moved out of his role of head of school to teaching as a HS teacher.  This is to move towards retirement for his teaching career. 

Our church and school built a new facility at Dulles and moved out of our location in Herndon. 

The Basilica School of St Mary

Mr. Rob Loia became the Principal of our school in 2022. 

The Gladys H. Oberle School - Fredericksburg

Head of School Title is Program Director

Name was changed from The Gladys H. Oberle School to The Oberle Academy

The Goddard School - Chesterfield

Wonder of Learning, Goddard specific curriculum implemented in 2023.

The Goddard School - Gainesville

We have adopted a new curriculum exclusive to Goddard Schools called "Wonder of Learning"

Virginia Academy - Ashburn

Dylan moved from Head of Upper School to Head of School in his 11th year at Virginia Academy.

Virginia Institute of Autism

There are two VIA campuses in Charlottesville. One is the James C. Hormel School located at 1414 Westwood Rd. in Charlottesville and the second is Center for Adolescent and Adult Autism Services located at 491 Hillsdale Dr. in Charlottesville. The data provided in this survey is only for our Hilldale location. I will submit a separate for our James C. Hormel location. 

West End Christian School

Our history curriculum changed from BJU Press to Story of the World. Our Bible curriculum changed from Purposeful Design to Veritas Press. 

Westover Christian Academy

In our middle school we changed over to begin using Bob Jones Press.

Word of Life Christian Academy

Our curriculum when from a variety of sources to all Abeka curriculum.

Youth For Tomorrow

Updated information for Vice President of Educational Services

Youth For Tomorrow

We are in the same physical location as in the past but have a new address. 

Youth For Tomorrow

We are in the same physical location but have a new address.