A Preschool With More to Offer

Norfolk Collegiate is the premier Pre-K through Grade 12 independent school in Hampton Roads. We understand the importance of educating the whole child in early childhood development. Our mission to create critical thinkers, doers and explorers begins in our Pre-K classrooms.

Our Pre-Kindergarten 3 and 4 programs offers a dynamic jump-start into the academic world through purposeful play and innovative teacher-led and student-led activities. Our young students learn to question, explore, think and solve problems. And for the same cost as area preschools, our students enjoy our extensive facilities, plus meals, snacks and extended care at no additional cost!

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  • Pre-K3 Fast Facts

    • 11-month program (no classes from July 31-Aug. 25, 2023, 2023)
    • Academic day 8:15 a.m.-3 p.m. (extended care included from 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. at no additional cost)
    • Applicants must be 3 years old by Aug. 28, 2023 (This is the first day of Pre-K3 for 2023-24.)
    • Applicants must be able to independently manage their own self-care in the restroom by Aug. 28, 2023.
  • Pre-K4 Fast Facts

    • Both lead teachers hold master’s degrees in early childhood education.
    • 11-month program (there are no classes from July 31-Aug. 23, 2023)
    • Academic day 8:15 a.m.-3 p.m. (Extended care is included from 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. at no additional cost.)
    • Applicants must be 4 years old by Aug. 24, 2023 (This is the first day of school for 2023-24 school year.)
  • Pre-Kindergarten Program Settings

    • $15,533 for year program
    • Provide a secure campus environment
    • 8:1 student-to-teacher ratio
    • Focus on early literacy and math skills 
    • Develop strong gross and fine motor skills
    • Emphasize social and emotional development 
    • Art, music, Spanish, computer science, physical education and library classes
    • Daily, purposeful play and recess
    • Experiences in our indoor and outdoor science labs and MakerLab
    • Includes healthy lunch and snacks 


Norfolk Collegiate's pre-Kindergarten program is designed to prepare your child cognitively, socially, emotionally and physically for a seamless transition to pre-Kindergarten 4, Kindergarten and beyond.

Students build a foundation in reading, writing, mathematics and communication. Experiences in science, social studies, physical education, library, music, art, technology and Spanish also broaden young horizons. Daily, purposeful play inspires creative thinking, curiosity and creativity. Our technology-enhanced classrooms develop your children into a 21st Century learners capable of achieving their greatest potential.

Norfolk Collegiate’s Pre-Kindergarten program is designed to provide a solid foundation for learning in an environment that’s nurturing, stimulating – and a whole lot of fun!

For more information, please contact our admissions team at at 757.480.1495.

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