St. Augustine School

5990 Old Washington Road
Elkridge, MD 21075
Tel: (410)796-3040
  • Founded more than 155 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.

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
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedReading/Math Resource
Year Founded1857
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2012

Student Body

Total Students278 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 33%
Students by GradeSt. Augustine School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio23:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size25 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(blue bottoms and yellow polo shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,100
Tuition NotesSt. Augustine and Ascension parishioners as well as active military receive a discounted rate
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorTamara Sciullo

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Track and FieldBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryTrack and Field,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Band, Choir, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, Middle School Math Team, Piano Lab, Quiz Bowl Team, Rachel's Friends Club, Student Government

School Notes

  • In addition to traditional classes such as reading, math, social studies and science, St. Augustine School offers technology integration, Spanish, art, music, media/library, religion and physical education. Extra-curricular activities include Boy/Girl Scouts, band, choir, basketball, cheerleading,  Piano Lab, math team and Quiz Bowl.
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The average private school tuition in Howard County, MD is $8,468 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Howard County, MD is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).