Saint Gertrude High School

Tel: (804)358-9114
  • Saint Gertrude High School, a Catholic school for young women and a ministry of the Benedictine Sisters of Virginia, provides a strong, college-preparatory education that respects and embraces diversity.
  • Building on our tradition of excellence, we offer students the opportunity to develop critical thinking, leadership potential, creative expression and reflective faith.
  • We work to develop the whole student by stimulating pursuit of intellectual excellence, physical well being, expressive creativity and spiritual discovery.
  • We expect high moral character as exhibited in the way we show respect for ourselves and others.
  • We create a nurturing and inclusive community in which together we make each other stronger.
  • We are good stewards of the resources that are entrusted to us in an effort to provide opportunities to as many young women as possible regardless of economic situation.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1922

Student Body

Total Students229 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 26%
Students by GradeSaint Gertrude High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses8 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus, Chemistry, Computer Science Principles, English 12, Government and Politics: American, Statistics, U.S. History,

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$16,900
Tuition NotesMerit based scholarship available for incoming 9th graders. Need based financial aid available.
% on Financial Aid
30%
Admissions DirectorMeredith McNamara
Admissions AssociateLinda Stewart

Sports

Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBasketballCross Country,
Field HockeyGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Book Club, Committing to Knitting, Golf Club, Honor Council, Model General Assembly, Model Judiciary, Red Cross, Respect Life, SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions), SCA~Student Government, SPAAP~Spreading Positive Attitudes Among Peers, Spirit Club, STEM, Stuart Avenue Players, Teens Uplifting God, Tower~Yearbook, Women for Women, World Language Club Book Club, Golf Club, Honor Council, Red Cross, Respect Life, Spirit Club, STEM, Tower~Yearbook, Committing to Knitting,
Model General Assembly,
Model Judiciary,
SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions),
SCA~Student Government,
SPAAP~Spreading Positive Attitudes Among Peers,
Stuart Avenue Players,
Teens Uplifting God,
Women for Women,
World Language Club,

School Notes

  • Leadership program for all students.
  • Summer internships.
  • Summer travel abroad.
  • Extensive service involvement.
  • 4-year Theology program.

Profile last updated: 05/06/2016

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