Frequently Asked Questions
Why should I invest in a Christian education for my child?
It’s all about worldview! Public Education curricula are based upon a secular humanistic worldview. This worldview makes no room for a loving God in our world or in the life of a child. At Ivy League Academy, we instill God’s perspective on our world, into the heart and mind of each student.
Will Ivy League Academy provide my child with a quality education?
Absolutely! Ivy League Academy students, along with the students of most Christian Schools, consistently perform higher academically than Public School students. Ivy League Academy uses Christian based, advanced & curricula that challenge students to excel. Students score an average of 2 grade levels above the national average.
Is Ivy League Academy accredited?
Yes. We are fully accredited by the International Christian Accrediting Association (ICAA) and by AdvancED Virginia/ SACS (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools)
Are your teachers certified?
Yes, through ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International)
Is Financial Aid available?
Scholarships available. Call 757-499-6064
What church is affiliated with Ivy League Academy?
Ivy League Academy is an independently owned private Christian school; however, Ivy League Academy has a great working partnership with VB1, Virginia Beach First Church of the Nazarene, as we are located on the premises and some staff have chosen to attend the church for their grounded biblical foundation and presence of the Holy Spirit. For more information about VB1 please go to the church website at: vb1naz.org.
What is the grading scale?
A+ 99-100, A 96-98, A- 94-95, B+ 91-93, B 88-90, B- 85-87, C+ 82-84, C 79-81, C- 77-78, D+ 74-76, D 70-73, F 0-69.
What is the cutoff date for admission to Kindergarten?
A student must be five years old by September 30th of the current school year.
Does the academic level of a student determine admission?
Incoming students may be tested and records from any previous schools will be requested before entry. Ivy League Academy can only accept students that we are equipped to help. We make every effort to offer a variety of learning styles to meet the needs of every student.
What curriculum is used?
Our preschool and kindergarten use primarily the A Beka curriculum due to the proven results in reading. Saxon math is used primarily in every grade level. Various subjects use classical curricula, Bob Jones University Press, and Apologia based on content necessary for state standards but all within a biblical worldview.
What are the graduation requirements?
A minimum of 24 credits is required in grades 9-12. Students planning to go to college will need 27 credits (an extra course in Math, Science, and Foreign Language)
How do I enroll?
For an enrollment packet please call: (757) 499-6064 or visit our Admissions page.
Do Ivy League Academy students wear uniforms?
Yes. Ivy League Academy students from Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade wear uniforms. Please call the school office for more details or visit www.flynnohara.com/school/VA057.
Are there book fees?
Yes. K3- $200; K4- & K5 (Kindergarten)- $285; 1st-12th- $385
Is there a registration fee for new students?
Yes. The non-refundable application fee of $50 and enrollment fee of $180 must accompany all completed registration forms to secure enrollment once the interview process is complete and the student has been accepted.
How much is the Re-Registration fee for returning students?
$50 per student.