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. Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1984

Student Body

Total Students 500 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade The Covenant School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

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
Average Financial Aid Grant $4,500
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Donna B. Harris
Admissions Associate Ms. Melissa Frazier


Total Sports Offered 17 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDiving,
Field HockeyFootball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
WeightliftingWinter Track,


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: 08/23/2015

Nearby Private 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Charlottesville
    Peabody School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-8 | 200 students
    0.8 miles
    1232 Stoney Ridge Road
    Charlottesville, VA 22902
  • Charlottesville
    Grades: 5-12 | 217 students
    1.4 miles
    279 Tandem Lane
    Charlottesville, VA 22902
  • Charlottesville
    Lafayette School & Treatment Center
    Special Education School
    Grades: 5-12 | 13 students
    1.8 miles
    3020 Fontaine Avenue Extended
    Charlottesville, VA 22903
  • Charlottesville
    Grades: PK-KG | 42 students
    1.9 miles
    1034 Reservoir Rd
    Charlottesville, VA 22903
  • Charlottesville
    Grades: NS-K | 100 students
    2.5 miles
    830 Monticello Avenue
    Charlottesville, VA 22902

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