St. Augustine Catholic School

Tel: (202)667-2608
  • 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.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1858

Student Body

Total Students198 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
99%
State avg.: 50%
Students by GradeSt. Augustine Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,100
Admissions DirectorSister Gloria Agumagu

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Dance, Fencing, Flag FootballBasketballCheering,
DanceFencing,
Flag Football

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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