The Covenant School

Tel: (434)220-7329
Grades: PK - 12 | 500 students
The Covenant School is a non-denominational, co-educational, day school offering a Christian Liberal Arts and Sciences college-preparatory curriculum to over 500 students in PK through grade 12.
The School fosters learning grounded in the best traditions of classical and Christian eduation.
The central goal of its program is to cultivate young people who can think, communicate, and make wise decisions that honor Christ and serve the common interest of their community and society.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Christian (no specific denomination)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1984

Student Body

Total Students 500 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 44%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 17 courses
Average SAT score 600

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $14,520
Tuition Notes Kindergarten tuition of $9,185 increases to $14,520 for grades 7-12
% on Financial Aid 22%
Average Financial Aid Grant $4,500
Acceptance Rate 95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Donna B. Harris
Admissions Associate Maggie Patrick

Sports

Total Sports Offered 17 sports
Sports BaseballBasketballCross CountryDivingField Hockey
FootballGolfLacrosseSoccerSoftball
SwimmingTennisTrack and FieldVolleyballWeightlifting
Winter TrackWrestling
BaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDiving,
Field HockeyFootball,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
WeightliftingWinter Track,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Clubs, Community Service Projects, Drama Productions Clubs, Community Service Projects,
Drama Productions,

School Notes:

  • Two campuses: Lower School (PK-6) is located in downtown Charlottesville and Upper School (7-12) is conveniently located in Albemarle county.

  • Profile last updated: 08/01/2012

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Tandem Friends School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Peabody School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Peabody School (0.8 miles away)
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