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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 272 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,644
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 26 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Augustine School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Reading/Math Resource
Year Founded
1857
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2012

Student Body

Total Students
272 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
27%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade
St. Augustine School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size
26 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Uniforms: Pants & Polo Shirts; Skirts/Jumpers with Polo Shirt

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Catholic Faith and Military discounted rate available
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Mrs. Jennifer Ross

Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports

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
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Augustine School cost?

St. Augustine School's tuition is approximately $7,644 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of St. Augustine School?

The acceptance rate of St. Augustine School is 99%, which is higher than the national average of 81%.

What sports does St. Augustine School offer?

St. Augustine School offers 3 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country and Track and Field.

What is St. Augustine School's ranking?

St. Augustine School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees and Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for St. Augustine School?

The application deadline for St. Augustine School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 272 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,644
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 26 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Howard County, MD is $12,200 for elementary schools and $14,559 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Howard County, MD is 75% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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