You can expect more at North Cross School: more opportunities for teacher interaction, academic achievement, creative expression, physical activity, character development, and global perspectives.
To find out more about any of our programs, contact David Lake, Director of Admission, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-989-6641, ext. 258.
Smaller classes allow our teachers to spend more time working with individual students. By interacting on a regular basis with their teachers, students become comfortable asking questions in class and can receive personalized attention.
Lower school students have dedicated physical education periods every day.
A rigorous arts program enables students to make connections between academic disciplines, embrace originality, and grasp the importance of communication through a creative means.
Problem solving and critical thinking take time and and focused effort. Students at North Cross are challenged to solve problems.
Research indicates that extensive and engaged reading helps students develop stronger writing skills, larger vocabularies, better communication skills, and increases empathy.
Not bound by pacing guides and state-mandated testing, teachers have the autotomy to spend more time on a lesson, if necessary, or accelerate when students are ready. This environment helps students reach their full potential and creates life-long learners.
SAT scores for the Class of 2014 were 63 points higher than the nationwide average for independent schools, and 249 points higher than the public school average. Students who attended the lower school scored 295 points higher than the public school average.