St Augustine School

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  • Founded more than 160+ years ago, St. Augustine School is the oldest Catholic school in Howard County and one of the oldest in the Archdiocese of Baltimore.
  • St. Augustine School provides a high-quality, faith-filled education to children in preschool through grade 8.
  • St. Augustine's was named a 2012 National Blue Ribbon School by the U. S. Department of Education and provides an affordable, high quality education, including religious instruction, music, art, foreign language instruction, character education and technology integration.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedReading/Math Resource
Year Founded1857
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2012

Student Body

Total Students272 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
27%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade St Augustine School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size26 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniforms: Pants & Polo Shirts; Skirts/Jumpers with Polo Shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,644
Tuition NotesCatholic Faith and Military discounted rate available
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMrs. Jennifer Ross

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Track and FieldBasketballCross Country,
Track and Field

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Broadway Club, Girl Scouts, Middle School Math Team, Student Government

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Band, Choir

School Notes

  • St. Augustine Catholic School creates a vibrant 21st-century learning environment that infuses Catholic identity into every aspect of a curriculum focused on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) integration across the disciplines. Faith, Academics, Leadership and Service are our four pillars, with Jesus Christ as our cornerstone. With over 160+ years, we are stong in our history and community! www.staug-md.org/admissions

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    3.5 miles
    4801 Ilchester Rd
    Ellicott City, MD 21043
    (410) 744-4251
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    9.4 miles
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    Columbia, MD 21046
    (410) 312-7413
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    Ellicott City, MD 21042
    (410) 461-9111
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    418
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The average private school tuition in Maryland is $10,506 for elementary schools and $16,366 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Maryland is 80% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).