Grades: PK - 8 | 315 students
The Advent -- true to its name -- is a beginning; the beginning of an adventure in learning that starts at four-year-old kindergarten and progresses through eighth grade to give each individual child a firm academic foundation for a lifetime of learning.
Yet, we believe that the mental development of a child cannot be isolated from his or her physical, social, emotional, and spiritual well-being.
In a big, rapidly changing world, The Advent provides the stability of a wholesome, caring, small-school environment where each child can experience the total learning process - thinking, planning, and problem solving - in an atmosphere of enthusiasm.
This has been our commitment for more than a half-century.
Today, we are just as committed as ever.
At the Advent Episcopal Day School, our mission is to offer a superior, advanced, and enriched education to a diverse student population in a caring, Christian enviornment at an independent, equal-opportunity school.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten - 8|
|Total Students||315 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||11%
State avg.: 22%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||31 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||10:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||51%|
|Average Class Size||16 students|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$8,442|
|% on Financial Aid||17%|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Carolyn Neal|
|Total Sports Offered||4 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Golf, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketball, Golf,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||2 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Chess, Math Team Chess, Math Team,|
- School Location Miles Grades Students
BirminghamGrades: 6-12 | 43 students
Po Box 320321
Birmingham, AL 35232
BirminghamGrades: 4-12 | 49 students
Po Box 131431
Birmingham, AL 35213
BirminghamGrades: K-9 | 120 students
Po Box 610347
Birmingham, AL 35261
BirminghamGrades: PK-K | 156 students
3145 Brook Highland Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35242
BirminghamGrades: KG-7 | 99 students
Po Box 530703
Birmingham, AL 35253
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