Saint Gregory the Great School is recognized by the State of Virginia and is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools/Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI) and the Virginia Catholic Education Association (VCEA). The Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award was presented to Saint Gregory School in 2007.
The basic curriculum consists of classes in religion, mathematics, language arts, reading, science, social studies, as well as semi-weekly classes in physical education. Each class also participates in weekly art, computer, library, and music classes. Spanish is offered once weekly in grades kindergarten through grade five, three times weekly in grades six and seven, and five days a week to grade eight students. Eighth graders, who qualify, are able to take Geometry, Algebra 1, and Spanish 1 for high school credit. Further information regarding the curriculum is posted on the Diocese of Richmond website.
Students in grades 2-8 are tested in math and reading each trimester using the Scantron Test.
ACRE Test for religion – grades 5 and 8
Orleans Hanna for math placement – grades 5-6
Learning Resource (PK-K)
Pathways to Learning (1-3)
Title I – reading and math
HS Algebra I (7-8) and
HS Spanish I (8)
STREAM activities (PK-8)
Accelerated Reading (1-5)
Honors Math (4-5)
HS Earth Science (8)
AM/PM prayer over PA
Stations of the Cross
Special Day Prayer Services
Saints Day Parade
|Sacramental Preparation-Penance and Eucharist-grade 2
School-wide Opportunities for Penance
Trick or Trunk
Breakfast with Santa
Grades Pre-K 4 year old through 8th
Total: 658 Girls: 350 Boys: 308
Catholic: 93% Non-Catholic: 7%
Principal: Mrs. Gina Coss, Ed.S.
Assistant Principal: Mrs. Kika Glass
44 Full-Time Teachers/ 2 Part-Time Teachers
9 Classroom Aides
Before and After School Care
A before and after school child care program entitled Before/Beyond the Bell is offered to parents at an additional fee billed monthly or on an as-needed (drop-in) basis. Students are provided with homework assistance, a nutritious snack, and supervised recess.
After School Clubs/Classes
| Sewing Club
Literary Magazine Destination Imagination
| Chess Club
Model United Nations
Basketball – (3-8)
Cheering – (3-8) for the basketball season.
Field Hockey - girls grades 2 - 8
Soccer – (Pre-K-8)
Track and Field – (5-8)
Cross Country – (5-8)
Golf – (6-8)
Volleyball - girls grades 6 - 8
For further information, regarding athletics please refer to the
Saint Gregory the Great Parish/School Athletics Handbook.
Our cafeteria offers a variety of lunch selections throughout the month. Students may purchase lunch on a daily basis.
There is a peanut-free table for those students who have allergies.