St. Augustine Catholic School

St. Augustine School is a Pre-K through 8th grade Catholic school in Washington, D.C., sponsored by St.
Augustine Catholic Church, the mother church of black Catholics in the District of Columbia.
Founded in 1858, four years before public education became mandatory for black children in the nation's capital - our school is accredited by the Middle States Association.
It's governed by the mandates of the Archdiocese of Washington Catholic Schools Office and the Office of the State Superintendent of Education in the District of Columbia.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked DC School
  • Grades: 1-8
  • Students: 152 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,100
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 1-8
Year Founded
1858

Student Body

Total Students
152 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
97%
State avg.: 46%
Students by Grade
St. Augustine Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Admissions Director
Sister Gloria Agumagu

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
American Sign Language Club, Chess Club, Drumming Club, Fencing Club, Liturgical Dance Ministry

School Notes

  • St. Augustine School is a Pre-K through 8th grade Catholic school in Washington, D.C., sponsored by St. Augustine Catholic Church, the mother church of black Catholics in the District of Columbia. Founded in 1858 four years before public education became mandatory for black children in the nation's capital - our school is accredited by the Middle States Association. It's governed by the mandates of the Archdiocese of Washington Catholic Schools Office and the Office of the State Superintendent of Education in the District of Columbia.

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked DC School
  • Grades: 1-8
  • Students: 152 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,100
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average acceptance rate in Washington, DC is 69% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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