St. Andrew's School

  • St. Andrew`s School is focused on redefining excellence in education through a whole child approach.
  • Our whole-child approach nurtures intellectual, creative, moral and spiritual growth, preparing students for success in school and in life.  We provide a full scholarship for every child.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Religious AffiliationEpiscopal
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Year Founded1894

Student Body

Total Students96 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade St. Andrew's School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size16 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School logo on red polo shirts with khaki, black or navy pants, skirts, etc.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesSt. Andrew's School is a 100% scholarship-based school. All students receive a full scholarship.
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorOmi Eaddie


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Art 180, Lobs and Lessons, Minds in Motion, SPARC

Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Spanish, Violin

School Notes

  • St. Andrew`s School, established in 1894 and located in the Oregon Hill section of Richmond, is one of a handful of schools in the country providing high caliber education to children from low-income families through a full scholarship for every child. Employing a whole-child approach to education, paired with a supportive and nurturing environment, St. Andrew`s provides students with sturdy foundations upon which to build successful lives. Our progressive approach comprises hands-on and small group learning, social-emotional development, comprehensive health and wellness programming, and spiritual exploration.

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The average private school tuition in Richmond, VA is $11,960 for elementary schools and $17,216 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Richmond, VA is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).