Facts at a Glance


Location:             3300 Cedar Lane, Portsmouth, VA 23703

Christopher Academy is located in the St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church with additional classrooms located next door at Centenary United Methodist Church.

Phone/Fax:        757-484-6776 Office;  757-484-6774 Fax

Grades:                  Preschool – 5th Grade


  • Preschool (2 options):  MWF , 8:30 – 11:35 a.m.;  M-F, 8:30 – 11:35 a.m.
  • Pre-Kindergarten:  M – F, 8:30 – 11:45 a.m.
  • Kindergarten – 5th Grades:  M – F, 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Extended Day Program (New):  Christopher Academy will begin offering our own before and after school program for enrolled students beginning with the 2016-2017 school year.

Established:      1970

Accreditation:   Christopher Academy is a nonsectarian, independent school accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS).

School Colors:    Crimson & Gold

School Mascot:   Mouse & Lion (Chris)

School Motto:     Christopher Academy…fosters a love of learning.


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