St. Andrew's-Sewanee School

Knowledge doesn't sit still. Why should students?
At St. Andrew's-Sewanee School, learning is about the challenge, not the test.
It's about discovering the right questions, not just finding the right answers.
It's about taking an active role in your own education.
At SAS, students come together to form a community that values curiosity and creativity.
You belong here.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1868

Student Body

Total Students 247 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade St. Andrew's-Sewanee School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
58%
Average Class Size 15 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Advance Chemistry, Advanced Biology, Advanced Physics, Calculus, Qualified students take courses for credit at the University of the South
Average SAT score 1825
Average ACT score 26
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $17,950
Tuition Notes Please contact us for Middle School and Upper School boarding tuition and for information about financial aid and merit scholarships.
% on Financial Aid
50%
Average Financial Aid Grant $16,347
Acceptance Rate
83%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Anneke Skidmore
Admissions Associate Claire Forbes

Sports

Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Mountain Biking, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
ClimbingCross Country,
FootballGolf,
Mountain BikingSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 24 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Anime Club, Art Club for Charity, Athletic Training, Barbell Club, Boy Scouts, Christian Athletes, Climbing, Cum Laude Society, Cycling Club, ECO-SAS, Global Outreach, International Club, Landscape Painting, Math Club, Mind*Body*Exercise, Music, Outdoor Adventure, Proctors, SAS Ambassadors, Strength & Conditioning, Theatre, Videography, Write Club, Yearbook Anime Club, Barbell Club, Boy Scouts, Climbing, Cycling Club, ECO-SAS, Math Club, Music, Proctors, Theatre, Videography, Write Club, Yearbook, Art Club for Charity,
Athletic Training,
Christian Athletes,
Cum Laude Society,
Global Outreach,
International Club,
Landscape Painting,
Mind*Body*Exercise,
Outdoor Adventure,
SAS Ambassadors,
Strength & Conditioning,

School Notes

  • Explore a beautifully wooded and historic 550-acre campus high atop the Cumberland Plateau.
  • Cultivate all your interests with opportunities for active participation in sports, music, literature, science, worship, and an award-winning arts program.
  • Participate in Adventure Education, Outdoor Adventure, the mountain biking team, or the climbing club to take full advantage of the outdoor recreation opportunities in the region.
  • Nurture your competitive spirit through friendly "house cup" competitions.
  • Explore your interests through afternoon programs, clubs, and Winterim.
  • Capitalize on access to the facilities of the nearby University of the South, including the option to take college courses for free and for credit.
  • Enjoy a close-knit, caring and accepting community.
  • Get to know classmates from across the country and around the world.
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