St. Andrews Episcopal School

45 Main Street,
Newport News, VA, 23601-0236
Tel: (757)596-6261
Grades: PK - 5 | 93 students
Episcopal day school embracing the tradition of acceptance of all religions provides a close, caring environment where all students are known and nurtured.  Students are encouraged to be critical thinkers, and explore their unique giftedness.
 Terra Nova scores are consistently in the top 10% of national rankings.
This purposefully small school allows each child to build lasting relationships with their peers, teachers and administration.
Families are highly visible in the school day experience and contribute their talents to enrich the learning experiences of our students.
Highly qualified, licensed teachers implement a rigorous curriculum, using differentiated teaching strategies.
Mandarin Chinese is taught in Prekindergarten 3, Prekindergarten 4, Kindergarten, and First Grade.
French is taught in Grades two through five.
 Spanish is offered in our after school enrichment program.
St. Andrew’s offers the latest technology with 20 Mac computers in our computer lab, 4 laptop carts with over 75 Mac Book Pro computers for classroom use, and 12 Promethean interactive white boards in each grade level classroom as well as the computer lab.
The school prides itself on using technology and foreign languages to create global learners of all our students.  The school has a close working relationship with the church and participates in several church sponsored programs. Bus service is provided within a 15 mile radius.
Additional Fee for this service.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 5
Learning Programs Supported mild learning differences
Year Founded 1946

Student Body

Total Students 93 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 18%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade St. Andrews Episcopal School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / Mar. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,400
Tuition Notes Fees not included in tuition. Financial aid is available.
% on Financial Aid 12%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,808
Acceptance Rate 85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Kristi T. Elliott


Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, Track and FieldBasketballTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Chess, Choir, French Club, Liturgical Dance, Mandarin Chinese, Robotics, Spanish Art, Chess, Choir, French Club, Robotics, Spanish, Liturgical Dance,
Mandarin Chinese,

School Notes:

  •  For over sixty-five years, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School has been providing its students with a rigorous academic education complimented by authentic spiritual and moral development through our daily chapel. From pre-kindergarten through fifth grade, St. Andrew’s students are taught by caring, enthusiastic teachers who endeavor to have each child meet with success. St. Andrew’s students leave our school fully prepared for the next level of education, equipped to leave their mark on their future communities. While you can get a sense of how special our school is by perusing our website, visiting our school will allow you to see firsthand the unique nature of a small school devoted entirely to elementary education!

  • Profile last updated: 09/05/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Trinity Lutheran School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Warwick Kids Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Warwick Kids Academy (1 miles away)
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