Queen Of Apostles Catholic School
5.00 (3 reviews)
Tel: (703) 354-0714
- Queen of Apostles Catholic School is a co-educational school serving students K-8. With Mary, "the first disciple of her son" (Redemptoris Mater, 20), Queen of Apostles Catholic School is rooted in faith, excellence, and joy.We flourish by embracing our call to holiness, advancing in virtue and academics, and cultivating the many talents God has given us. COVID-19: We are currently offering in-person instruction or live-streamed synchronous instruction, five days a week, to all our students.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)|
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-8|
|Total Students||148 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 26%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||15 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||10:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||15 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Tuition Notes||There are separate rates for Catholics and non-Catholics. Please visit our website for details.|
|Admissions Director||Anne Arias, Principal|
|Admissions Associate||Maria Fox|
|Total Sports Offered||3 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cross Country, TennisBasketball, Cross Country,|
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||15 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Altar Servers, Ambassadors, Annual Middle School Retreats, Chess Club, Eagle's Quill, Geography Bee, MathCounts, National Junior Honor Society, Safety Patrols, Shakespeare Festival, Stem Club, Student Council, Ushers
Arts and Music Programs:
Profile last updated:
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Alexandria Grades: PK-8 | 182 students
6408 Edsall Rd
Alexandria, VA 22312
(703) 941-6977 1.8 PK-8
- Annandale Grades: PK-8 | 466 students
8800 Braddock Rd
Annandale, VA 22003
(703) 978-7117 5.7 PK-8
- Annandale Grades: PK-6 | 152 students
4955 Sunset Ln
Annandale, VA 22003
(703) 256-4711 2.3 PK-6
Queen of Apostles takes faith and academics very seriously. The Catholic faith is taught in a holistic way to each grade, incorporating all the teachings, feasts and fasts of the liturgical year in an engaging way and connecting them to everyday life. Because it is a small school, it has a wonderful teacher/student ratio, allowing students to get the individualized attention and direction they need, though there might not be as many resources and programs as are available at a public school. The student body is extremely diverse, representing countries from all over the world. Teachers take their jobs of molding students' minds, souls, and hearts very seriously. We've been very happy here, with children in both elementary and middle school.
- Posted by Parent - Happy parent
I have two children at Queen of Apostles School. My oldest (our third) graduated in June. They have all received an incredible education and my oldest tells us daily how Queen of Apostles School prepared her to be successful in high school. The teachers are dedicated, professional, and care about developing the whole person - not just the academic performance of their students. Our kids all participated in Tennis, Basketball, Cross Country and band. Whether you plan to make the Alexandria area your home or are just here for 3-4 year orders, you and your children will benefit from the time spent at QofA.
- Posted by Parent - Tom
This is an excellent school! It feels like an extended family and has terrific academics. The teachers and staff are also very responsive to parents.
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