St. Andrew's Episcopal School

8804 Postoak Rd
Potomac, MD 20854-0208
Tel: (301)983-5200
Grades: NS-12 | 498 students
St. Andrew`s Episcopal School endeavors to provide a comprehensive co-educational college preparatory program for preschool through twelfth grade in an inclusive environment that embodies the faith and perspective of the Episcopal Church.
The school seeks a broadly diverse community to promote educational excellence.
St. Andrew`s programs are designed to serve students of varied interests and abilities capable of achievement in a challenging academic environment.
To create such an environment, St. Andrew`s supports a dedicated faculty and administration who respect and appreciate students.
St. Andrew`s strives to challenge and support all of its students in a balanced program to nurture their academic, artistic, athletic, and spiritual growth.
The school believes that developing each individual`s intellect, character, and sense of self-worth encourages each to live a creative and compassionate life.
Because St. Andrew`s values the benefits of community, the school encourages students to lead lives of responsibility to each other and to the larger community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded 1978

Student Body

Total Students 498 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade St. Andrew's Episcopal School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 66 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
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(No jeans or sweatpants)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15
Tuition Notes Tuition ranges from $8990 to $35990
Admissions Director Julie Jameson
Admissions Associate Aileen Moodie


Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Winter TrackWrestling,

School Notes

  • The mission of St. Andrew's Episcopal School is to know and inspire each child in an inclusive community dedicated to exceptional teaching, learning, and service.
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5.0 Stars   07/24/15
Great school, healthy emphasis on academics and emotional well being. Great quality teachers
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