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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 96 students
  • Acceptance rate: 33%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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

School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
96 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade
St. Andrew's School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
16 students
Classroom Dress Code
(School logo on red polo shirts with khaki, black or navy pants, skirts, etc.)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
St. Andrew's School is a 100% scholarship-based school. All students receive a full scholarship.
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Omi Eaddie


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 96 students
  • Acceptance rate: 33%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Richmond, VA is $13,476 for elementary schools and $15,743 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Richmond, VA is 80% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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