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.

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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)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Religious AffiliationEpiscopal
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1839

Student Body

Total Students442 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 24%
Students by GradeEpiscopal High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
81%
Average Class Size11 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(girls: skirt or pants w/sweater or blouse, boys: khaki pants with dress shirt and tie)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost$60,900
Tuition NotesNeed-based financial aid is available for those who qualify
% on Financial Aid
35%
Average Financial Aid Grant$44,000
Acceptance Rate
35%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorScott R. Conklin
Endowment Size$240 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered19 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CrewCross Country,
DanceField Hockey,
FootballGolf,
LacrosseRock Climbing,
SoccerSoftball,
SquashSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Book Club, Current Events Club, Debate Club, Engineering Club, Environmental Stewardship Club, Mi Gente, Military Appreciation Club, Model UN, Robotics Team, Spectrum, Student Appreciation for the Performing Arts, Young Democrats Club, Young Republicans Club

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