2019 Entrepreneurial Excellence award winner | Kimberly Pomares, president of Courthouse Academy Spanish Immersion School

Starting the company: I started the school with a partner in 1992. The school originally only served preschoolers. We rented space in a church. The opening went smoothly and the…

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Virginia Beach school teaches kids to be bilingual by giving them teachers who speak only Spanish

A 3-year-old boy looks up at a visitor and shyly whispers, “Hola.” Meanwhile, a second-grader starts to ask her teacher a question in English, but is corrected and told to…

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Small Businesses, Big Results: Courthouse Academy Traditional & Spanish Immersion School

Owner: Kym Pomares Founded: 1992 Location: 3217 Monet Dr., Virginia Beach Number of Employees: 48 Kym Pomares originally founded Courthouse Academy in 1992 exclusively as a pre-school with half days,…

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