Saint Gertrude High School

3215 Stuart Avenue
Richmond, VA 23221-0232
Tel: (804)358-9114
Grades: 9-12 | 268 students
Saint Gertrude High School, a Catholic school for young women and a ministry of the Benedictine Sisters of Virginia, provides a strong, college-preparatory education that respects and embraces diversity.
Building on our tradition of excellence, we offer students the opportunity to develop critical thinking, leadership potential, creative expression and reflective faith.
We work to develop the whole student by stimulating pursuit of intellectual excellence, physical well being, expressive creativity and spiritual discovery.
We expect high moral character as exhibited in the way we show respect for ourselves and others.
We create a nurturing and inclusive community in which together we make each other stronger.
We are good stewards of the resources that are entrusted to us in an effort to provide opportunities to as many young women as possible regardless of economic situation.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 1922

Student Body

Total Students 268 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Saint Gertrude High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 9 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $14,600
Tuition Notes Merit based scholarship available for incoming 9th graders. Need based financial aid available.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Maureen Williams


Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBasketballCross Country,
Field HockeyGolf,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,

School Notes:

  • Leadership program for all students.
  • Summer internships.
  • Summer travel abroad.
  • Extensive service involvement.
  • 4-year Theology program.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Charterhouse School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Benedict Catholic School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Benedict Catholic School (0.2 miles away)
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  • Richmond
    Grades: PK-8 | 209 students
    0.2 miles
    3100 Grove Avenue
    Richmond, VA 23221
  • Richmond
    Grades: PK-K | 128 students
    0.4 miles
    3319 Ellwood Ave
    Richmond, VA 23221
  • Richmond
    Grades: NS-4 | 62 students
    0.4 miles
    4103 Monument Ave
    Richmond, VA 23220
  • Richmond
    Grades: PK-9 | 225 students
    0.9 miles
    400 South Addison Street
    Richmond, VA 23220
  • Richmond
    Charterhouse School
    Special Education School (Methodist)
    Grades: 5-12 | 71 students
    0.9 miles
    3900 W Broad St
    Richmond, VA 23230

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