St. Andrew's-Sewanee School

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationEpiscopal
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1868
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students254 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 16%
Students by GradeSt. Andrew's-Sewanee School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses32 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAdvance Chemistry, Advanced Biology, Advanced Physics, Calculus, Qualified students take courses for credit at the University of the South
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$20,500
Tuition NotesFigure above is for Upper School Day Students
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$16,435
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDerek Perkins
Admissions AssociateAnna Perkins
Endowment Size$20 million


Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Mountain Biking, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
ClimbingCross Country,
Mountain BikingSoccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.37 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Anime Club, Archery Club, Art Club, Barbell Club, Boy Scouts, Christian Athletes, Cum Laude Society, Dungeons and Dragons Club, ECO-SAS, Ethics Bowl, Fashion Club, Gender & Sexualities Awareness Club, Global and Local Outreach, Great Discussions, History Club, Honor Council, House Leadership, International Club, Literary Magazine, Math Club, Proctors, Radio Station, Random Acts of Kindness, Robotics, SAS Ambassadors, Student Vestry, Write Club, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Landscape Painting, Music, Theatre, Videography

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Athletic Training, Climbing, Mind*Body*Exercise, Outdoor Adventure, Strength & Conditioning

School Notes

  • Explore a beautifully wooded and historic 550-acre campus high atop the Cumberland Plateau.
  • Cultivate all your interests with opportunities for active participation in sports, music, literature, science, worship, and an award-winning arts program.
  • Participate in Adventure Education, Outdoor Adventure, the mountain biking team, or the climbing club to take full advantage of the outdoor recreation opportunities in the region.
  • Nurture your competitive spirit through friendly "house cup" competitions.
  • Explore your interests through afternoon programs, clubs, and Winterim.
  • Capitalize on access to the facilities of the nearby University of the South, including the option to take college courses for free and for credit.
  • Enjoy a close-knit, caring and accepting community.
  • Get to know classmates from across the country and around the world.

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The average private school tuition in Tennessee is $8,833 for elementary schools and $10,098 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Tennessee is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).