There is nothing more heartwarming than to see a child smile, especially if those smiles are centered around school. At Hanover Academy, we have had the pleasure of watching those smiles grow as we educate the youth of Hanover and surrounding counties for the last 57 years.


1. Traditional Family Values
2. Small class sizes
3. Loving and nurturing Private Pre-School Through Middle School
4. Meaningful partnership between students and faculty
5. Students who love to learn
6. Spanish Curriculum from Pre-School through the 8th Grade
7. Middle School Hand Bell Choir
8. Mentoring Program with 4th Graders and Pre-Kindergarten students
9. Student Council Government with student leaders
10. Middle School Community Service Program
11. Music Classes for all ages from Pre-K through 8th grade
12. After-school Basketball League for students
13. Opening Exercises- School Community meets each morning and as a Private School Hanover Academy has the freedom to recite the Lords Prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance.
14. Spirit Days-Celebrating School Spirit among school community
15. Student Assemblies- Honor Roll Recognition
16. Hanover Academy’s School Code-Recited each day
17. Community Service Projects
18. Cheerleading Squad
19. Recognition of Individual Student Achievements
20. Friday Afternoon tutoring for students
21. Fall Festival in October
22. Foreign Language Festival for entire school community
23. Daily Physical Education classes
24. Private Music Instruction
25. Christmas Pageant featuring each and every student
26. Dynamic Computer Curriculum
27. Online Weekly Grade Reports
28. Before and After-school Programs
29. Annual Awards and Graduation Ceremony
30. Spacious Campus with 2 Playgrounds and 3 Athletic Fields
31. Everyone knows my name
32. Smiling and happy faces
33. Founded on Christian Principles
34. Self-Confident Students
35. Home Away from Home
36. Friends for Life
38. Full Size Gymnasium
39. Exciting Field Trips
40. Involved and dedicated Parents
41. Parents are always welcome
42. No Try-Outs, we just try
43. Dare Program
44. International Student Body
45. We’re all Stars!
46. Student mentors from R-MC
47. Accredited by VISA
48. Local alumni support
49. Weekly Newsletters
50. Opportunities for students from surrounding areas including Caroline County, Hanover County, King William, Henrico and the city of Richmond.