Welcome to James River Day School! If you are looking for an independent school where your child will be known well and will be intellectually inspired, you have found the right place.
James River Day School is a K-8 school where students learn the habits of scholarship, leadership, and citizenship. Our graduates read and write well. They know how to solve mathematical problems and conduct scientific and historical research. They have studied a world language, visual art, and music since Kindergarten. They can use technology ethically, efficiently, and creatively.
Our graduates have had regular physical and health education at all grades, and they appreciate the importance of fitness. They have had the chance to play a variety of team sports. They have served the school community and the local community, and they understand the importance of community service. They have been called upon to develop and practice the habits of good character. They possess integrity, curiosity, responsibility, and compassion.
At James River Day School, our students thrive because we have an excellent faculty and a student-teacher ratio that allows each student to be known well by his or her teachers. In this safe and nurturing environment, our students grow to their fullest potential. We encourage our students to engage passionately with learning, to develop their imaginations and creativity, and to celebrate the unique people they area.
If you are interested in learning more about James River Day School, please contact us at 434.384.7385.
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