St. Ambrose School

3827 Woodburn Road
Annandale, VA 22003-0220
Tel: (703)698-7171
Grades: NS-8 | 189 students
St. Ambrose Catholic School is a Preschool -8 parish school serving approximately 195 students in preschool - eighth grade.
St Ambrose school offers a strong foundation in the Catholic faith, a challenging academic curriculum, and a nurturing environment.
One parent wrote, "St. Ambrose is just what we were looking for: a warm place with wonderful children and families, a friendly staff, outstanding teachers, and a beautiful emphasis on our Faith."

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1995
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2010

Student Body

Total Students 189 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade St. Ambrose School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 19 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,120
Tuition Notes Discount for additional children from the same family. Financial aid available.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Admissions Director Ida Smith, Registrar


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Track and FieldBasketballCross Country,
Track and Field


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Altar Servers, Band, Battle of the Books, Boy Scouts, Chess Club, Choir, Crochet USA Club, Cub Scouts, It's Academic, Safety Patrols, Service Projects, Yearbook Altar Servers, Band, Boy Scouts, Chess Club, Choir, Cub Scouts, It's Academic, Safety Patrols, Yearbook, Battle of the Books,
Crochet USA Club,
Service Projects,

School Notes:

  • St. Ambrose Catholic School offers:
  • A strong Middle School program
  • Active, involved parent volunteers
  • Excellent standardized test scores
  • Full day kindergarten
  • Half-day preschool classes for 3 - and 4-year-olds
  • Extended Day program before and after school
  • Challenging curriculum
  • A warm,nurturing environment
  • A strong foundation in the Catholic Faith

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Way Of Faith Christian Academy (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mark Of Excellence (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori School Of Cedar Lane (1.7 miles away)
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  • Fairfax
    Mark Of Excellence
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: K | 14 students
    1.2 miles
    4100 Hunt Rd
    Fairfax, VA 22032
  • Fairfax
    Grades: PK-KG | 104 students
    1.7 miles
    3035 Cedar Ln
    Fairfax, VA 22031
  • Fairfax
    Grades: KG-11 | 52 students
    1.8 miles
    8800 Arlington Blvd
    Fairfax, VA 22031
  • Fairfax
    Grades: PK-8 | 341 students
    1.9 miles
    9211 Arlington Blvd
    Fairfax, VA 22031
  • Fairfax
    Grades: 4-12 | 137 students
    1.9 miles
    9431 Silver King Court
    Fairfax, VA 22031

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