St. Augustine School

5990 Old Washington Road
Elkridge, MD 21075-0210
Tel: (410)796-3040
Grades: PK-8 | 278 students
Founded more than 155 years ago, St. Augustine School is the oldest Catholic school in Howard County and one of the oldest in the Archdiocese of Baltimore.
St. Augustine School provides a high-quality, faith-filled education to children in preschool through grade 8.
St. Augustine's was named a 2012 National Blue Ribbon School by the U. S. Department of Education and provides an affordable, high quality education, including religious instruction, music, art, foreign language instruction, character education and technology integration.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Reading/Math Resource
Year Founded 1857
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2012

Student Body

Total Students 278 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade St. Augustine School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 25 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(blue bottoms and yellow polo shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,100
Tuition Notes St. Augustine and Ascension parishioners as well as active military receive a discounted rate
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Tamara Sciullo


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Track and FieldBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Choir, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, Middle School Math Team, Piano Lab, Quiz Bowl Team, Rachel's Friends Club, Student Government Band, Choir, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, Piano Lab, Quiz Bowl Team, Middle School Math Team,
Rachel's Friends Club,
Student Government,

School Notes

  • In addition to traditional classes such as reading, math, social studies and science, St. Augustine School offers technology integration, Spanish, art, music, media/library, religion and physical education. Extra-curricular activities include Boy/Girl Scouts, band, choir, basketball, cheerleading,  Piano Lab, math team and Quiz Bowl.
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The average private school tuition in Howard County, MD is $7,807 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Howard County, MD is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).