St. Ambrose School

Tel: (703)698-7171
Grades: NS-8 | 195 students
St. Ambrose Catholic School is a parish school serving approximately 210 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
Year Founded 1995
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2010

Student Body

Total Students 195 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
53%
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
67%
Average Class Size 19 students
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
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Admissions Director Ida Smith, Registrar

Sports

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

Extracurriculars

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

Profile last updated: 05/02/2016

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