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Welcome to St. Benedict Catholic School - Richmond's oldest parochial school! Continuing our 100+-year old tradition of serving families, our amazing team of teachers, administrators, parents and students have been working hard to keep our community healthy, in-person and Learning Together - Comet Strong throughout these current times. We encourage you to view our VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE and our Admissions Calendar. Learn More

Classical Catholic Education

Faithfully Catholic

We educate the whole child and nurture a love of God, a love of neighbor, a love of learning and a love of service!

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The Classical method of teaching is the oldest and most time-tested way to educate students and inspire them to be good citizens.

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Small-School Focus

We offer a warm, small-school community with just one class per grade where your child is known, loved and supported.

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New Family Orientation Help?

Click on the image above to view our New Family Orientation video for all things you need to know to get your family ready for Welcome Fair on August 22nd and the 1st day of school on August 23rd!!

Volunteer for Oktoberfest!

St. Benedict Oktoberfest is coming up on Sept 16-18, 2022, and we need MANY hands to make light work for one of RVA's favorite 'fests! Sign up now to get your preferred volunteer time and location! Click on our Oompah Guy above to sign up today! All Comet Families are asked to volunteer at least 2 s...


Our next social will be the 1st Spirit Night of the new school year! Join us for FUNN at the Richmond Flying Squirrels on Saturday, August 20th! We have a section we'll gather in to enjoy the game, so buy your tickets today - CLICK ON NUTZY to get yours now!

Yay Lunch!

Its Back to School Time and Yay Lunch! makes lunchtime a yummy breeze! Set up your luncher account today. Click on the header to get ready for lunchtime convenience for your Comet this year!

Admissions 22-23

The 22-23 Admissions Application will go live on Oct. 1st and we will be hosting an Open House on Oct. 19th at 6pm! Click on the image above for information about our Admissions Process and inquire today so you will be included on our invitation list for the October Open House!   &nbs...

What a Night!

What a WONDERFUL Gala we hosted on April 30th! Click on the title bar above for our Centennial Program of school photos, congrats letters and family ads!!