Episcopal High School

Episcopal High School is dedicated to the student's pursuit of excellence and to the joy of learning and self-discovery in a caring and supportive community.
Enriched by the educational and cultural resources of the nation's capital, Episcopal's dynamic academic program encourages students to develop individual talents and prepares them to attend selective colleges and universities. Students from diverse backgrounds live and learn together in a residential community based on a foundation of honor, responsibility, and mutual respect.
They develop enduring relationships at EHS and grow as discerning, self-reliant, creative, and compassionate individuals.
The Episcopal High School community prepares young people to lead principled and fulfilling lives of leadership and service to others.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 465 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $64,900
  • Acceptance rate: 35%
  • Average class size: 11 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Episcopal High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
465 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade
Episcopal High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
87 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
11 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
girls: skirt or pants w/sweater or blouse, boys: khaki pants with dress shirt and tie

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Need-based financial aid is available for those who qualify
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Scott R. Conklin
Endowment Size
$300 million



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
37 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
" the EHS school yearbook, "Whispers, Asian Awareness Association, Book Club, Cultural Ambassadors Committee, Current Events Club, Debate Club, EHS Art Pod, Embody Love Movement, Engineering Club, Environmental Stewardship Club, Episteme, Gender & Sexuality Alliance, Gospel Choir, Grill & Chill, Human Rights Advocacy, Math Club, Mental Health Awareness Club, Mi Gente, Military Appreciation Club, Model UN, One Love, Outdoors Club, Philosophy Club, Robotics Team, Songwriters Association, Spectrum, Strive to Thrive, Student Appreciation for the Performing Arts, Student Investment Group, SWELL: Student Wellness, TableTalk, The Chronicle (student newspaper, published monthly), The Daemon (art and literary magazine), Women in STEM, Young Democrats Club, Young Republicans Club

School Notes

  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Senator John McCain '54 - Senator of Arizona, 2008 Presidential Candidate
    • Julian Robertson '51 - Financier, former CEO of Tiger Management
    • Todd Gray '82 - Chef and Owner of DC's Equinox Restaurant
    • T. Berry Brazelton '36 - Renowned Pediatrican and Author
    • Paul de Podesta '91 - Former GM, Los Angeles Dodgers
    • Gaston Caperton '59 - President of The College Board, former Governor of West Virginia
    • Lee D. Ainslie '82 - Managing Partner, Maverick Capital
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Episcopal High School cost?
Episcopal High School's tuition is approximately $64,900 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Episcopal High School?
The acceptance rate of Episcopal High School is 35%, which is lower than the national average of 84%. Episcopal High School's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Virginia with low acceptance rates.
Who are famous alumni from Episcopal High School?
Episcopal High School famous alumni include: Senator John McCain '54, Julian Robertson '51, Todd Gray '82, T. Berry Brazelton '36, Paul de Podesta '91, Gaston Caperton '59 and Lee D. Ainslie '82.
What sports does Episcopal High School offer?
Episcopal High School offers 20 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Winter Track and Wrestling. Episcopal High School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for most sports offered.
What is Episcopal High School's ranking?
When is the application deadline for Episcopal High School?
The application deadline for Episcopal High School is Jan. 15.
In what neighborhood is Episcopal High School located?
Episcopal High School is located in the Seminary Hill neighborhood of Alexandria, VA. There are 1 other private schools located in Seminary Hill.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 465 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $64,900
  • Acceptance rate: 35%
  • Average class size: 11 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Alexandria, VA is $26,772 for elementary schools and $40,120 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Alexandria, VA is 68% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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