St. Andrew's Episcopal School

Founded in 1978, St. Andrew's Episcopal School is an independent, coeducational college preparatory school for students age 2 through Grade 12.
The mission of St. Andrew's is to know and inspire each child in an inclusive community dedicated to exceptional teaching, learning, and service.
St. Andrew's upholds each person's dignity, identity, and belonging. This commitment is foundational to our diverse, inclusive, and equitable community and essential to exceptional teaching, learning, and service.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 707 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $47,425
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 17
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Andrew's Episcopal School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded
1978

Student Body

Total Students
707 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade
St. Andrew's Episcopal School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
85 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses
18 courses
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
No jeans or sweatpants

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 17
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition ranges from $24,150 (Full-Day Preschool) to $47,425 (Grades 9-12)
% on Financial Aid
27%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$26,000
Admissions Director
Lisa Shambaugh

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Over 40 different student clubs

School Notes

  • St. Andrew's Episcopal School is a private, coeducational college preparatory day school for students in preschool (Age 2) through grade 12, located in Potomac, Maryland.
  • From the youngest ages, our students are engaged in design thinking, leadership development, and learning to powerfully express their ideas.
  • St. Andrew's is home to The Center for Transformative Teaching & Learning, where our faculty learn how to integrate the most promising research on how a student's brain learns and grows to their classroom practice.
  • As an Episcopal school, we embrace the diversity of our students, teachers, and families. Most of all, what you will see at St. Andrew's is that our students are happy. Our students are known and they are inspired by our excellent faculty. They are challenged and embraced in our inclusive community dedicated to exceptional teaching, learning, and service.
  • We look forward to getting to know you and your child, and invite you to visit St. Andrew's.
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Pierre Omidyar '84 - Founder of eBay and philanthropist with Omidyar Network
    • Whitney Cummings '00 - Actress, comedian, author, and co-creator of "2 Broke Girls" sitcom
    • Steven Levenson '02 - Tony Award-winner for Best Book of a Musical for "Dear Evan Hansen"
    • Melissa d'Arabian '86 - Food Network personality, cook, author
    • Kate Siegel '00 - Actress and screenwriter
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Andrew's Episcopal School cost?
St. Andrew's Episcopal School's tuition is approximately $47,425 for private students.
Who are famous alumni from St. Andrew's Episcopal School?
St. Andrew's Episcopal School famous alumni include: Pierre Omidyar '84, Whitney Cummings '00, Steven Levenson '02, Melissa d'Arabian '86 and Kate Siegel '00.
What sports does St. Andrew's Episcopal School offer?
St. Andrew's Episcopal School offers 16 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track and Wrestling. St. Andrew's Episcopal School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for most sports offered.
What is St. Andrew's Episcopal School's ranking?
St. Andrew's Episcopal School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for: Largest student body and Most sports offered.
When is the application deadline for St. Andrew's Episcopal School?
The application deadline for St. Andrew's Episcopal School is Jan. 17.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
Our daughter has attended the school for four years and will begin her fifth year in 2022/2023. She has excelled under the school's engaging teachers, drive for academic achievement, and supportive learning culture. She also enjoys the sports programs, playing for the soccer and basketball teams, and running track. Overall, she is lifted by the spirit and substance of St. Andrews and wants to continue until high school graduation.
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5  
St Andrew`s is truly a hidden gem! Amazing academics, sports, and stewardship opportunities. Emphasis on how a child learns. It has a strong community that is more like family. Highly recommend!
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Great school, healthy emphasis on academics and emotional well being. Great quality teachers
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 707 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $47,425
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 17
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Potomac, MD is $33,473 for elementary schools and $38,314 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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