Norfolk Collegiate School is an independent, coeducational day school enrolling students in kindergarten through grade twelve on two campuses. The campuses, which are approximately three miles apart, are both within a 10-minute drive of the downtown area. The middle school (6-8) and upper school (9-12) are located on Granby Street. The lower school (K-5) is located on Tidewater Drive. A nonprofit corporation, Norfolk Collegiate School is governed by a 37-member Board of Trustees, which includes parents, alumni and community leaders. Norfolk Collegiate School is accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS) and by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools' Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS-CASI.) Through a traditional college preparatory program taught in an engaging environment, the school fosters in each student a continuing desire to learn, to understand and to serve society responsibly. Norfolk Collegiate School welcomes academically qualified students of diverse backgrounds who wish to participate in a close-knit school community.