St. Andrew's-Sewanee School
St. Andrew's-Sewanee School Photo #2 - With a student-faculty ratio of just 7 to 1, SAS teachers have time to devote to the personal success of each student. Work periods built into the daily schedule and our Learning Resources Center provide time and space for assistance when it''''''''''''''''s needed.
St. Andrew's-Sewanee School Photo #3 - Founded in 1868, St. Andrew''''''''s-Sewanee and its students enjoy many long held traditions like the Morning Watch, ringing the Chapel Bells after a victory, Creative Expression Assemblies, Winterim, and the International Flag Ceremony. Recent additions include the House Cup Competition, the pancake race, and the Blessing of the Animals.
St. Andrew's-Sewanee School Photo #4 - Small classes led by talented and dedicated teachers make learning exciting and personal at St. Andrew''s-Sewanee. More than half of your teachers have advanced degrees and close to half live on campus. Students looking for an additional challenge can take classes for free and for college credit at the nearby University of the South.
St. Andrew's-Sewanee School Photo #5 - With close to 40 teams and afterschool programs, at St. Andrew''s-Sewanee no one is left sitting on the bench. In addition to the usual athletic offerings, SAS offers Outdoor Adventure, a Mind-Body-Exercise program, varsity Mountain Biking, and a competitive climbing team.
St. Andrew's-Sewanee School Photo #6 - At St. Andrew''s-Sewanee leadership means starting your own activities and organizations, not just filling someone else''s shoes. In addition to serving as proctors and admissions ambassadors, students operate their own radio station, organize service opportunities, design clothing, and grow food for the dining hall. What would you like to do?
St. Andrew's-Sewanee School Photo #7 - SAS students excel at the creative arts and are regularly accepted to top-flight art schools across the country. The SAS Gallery welcomes professional artists throughout the year for exhibitions and student workshops and McCrory Hall hosts professional actors and musicians. In the summers, SAS is home to Shakerag Workshops, a nationally-recognized art program for adults.
St. Andrew's-Sewanee School Photo #8 - Sewanee is a small town that's big on education. Thanks to a special relationship with the University of the South, students at St. Andrew's-Sewanee enjoy the opportunity to take college courses for free, attend dozens of concerts and lectures each year, and have access to a research library. Sewanee's downtown offers coffee houses, restaurants, and gift shops.
- St. Andrew`s-Sewanee School is a private, co-educational, Episcopal, boarding and day college preparatory school serving 250 students in grades 6-12.
- We CHALLENGE our students to fulfill their greatest potential while helping them to cultivate lives of BALANCE and JOY.
|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 Independent Schools
|Grades Offered||Grades 6-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Mild Learning Differences|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Summer Program Cost Notes||Dependent on program|
|Summer Program Details||Link to Summer Program Details|
|Total Students||241 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 16%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||36 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||7:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||15 students|
|Number of AP Courses||32 courses|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Advanced Courses||Advance Chemistry, Advanced Biology, Advanced Physics, Calculus, Qualified students take courses for credit at the University of the South|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Feb. 15 / rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$20,500|
|Tuition Notes||Figure above is for Upper School Day Students|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$15,755|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Derek Perkins|
|Admissions Associate||Anna Perkins|
|Endowment Size||$18.5 million|
|Total Sports Offered||12 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Mountain Biking, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBasketball, Climbing,|
Cross Country, Football,
Golf, Mountain Biking,
Tennis, Track and Field,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||44 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Anime Club, Archery Club, Art Club, Barbell Club, Boy Scouts, Breakfast (Health) Club, Chinese Culture Club, Cum Laude Society, Debate Club, 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, Interact Club, International Club, International Student Mentors, Literary Magazine, Magic: The Gathering Club, Math Club, Proctors, Public Speaking Club, Radio Station, Robotics, SAS Ambassadors, Skateboarding Club, Spanish Club, Student Vestry, Tea Club, Write Club, Yearbook
Arts and Music Programs:
Music, Theatre, Videography
Recreational Athletic Programs:
Athletic Training, Climbing, Mind*Body*Exercise, Outdoor Adventure, Strength & Conditioning
- 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, the climbing club, or the SAS Farm 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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