St Catherines School
- St. Catherine's, a Church School in the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia, offers girls in junior kindergarten through twelfth grade a rigorous college preparatory education through a community of teachers and staff committed to fostering the development of the mind, body and spirit.
- The ultimate aim of the school is to prepare girls of diverse perspectives for leadership and service in a global community.
- St. Catherine's will be sought by talented girls and their families because of its caring, engaged students and faculty who set high academic standards, delight in learning and find joy in service to others.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)|
National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-12|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Total Students||818 students|
|Student Body Type||All-girls|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 24%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||117 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||7:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Number of AP Courses||21 courses|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Admissions Director||Jennifer Cullinan|
|Admissions Associate||Adrienne Taylor|
|Total Sports Offered||15 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBasketball, Cross Country,|
Diving, Field Hockey,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Richmond Grades: 9-12 | 247 students
3215 Stuart Avenue
Richmond, VA 23221
(804)358-9114 2.6 9-12
- Richmond Grades: PK-8 | 212 students
3100 Grove Avenue
Richmond, VA 23221
(804)254-8850 2.7 PK-8
- Richmond Grades: PK-8 | 180 students
3418 Noble Ave
Richmond, VA 23222
(804)329-7524 4.4 PK-8
- Richmond Grades: PK-12 | 168 students
4000 Creighton Road
Richmond, VA 23223
(804)644-5550 8.8 PK-12
- Richmond Grades: 5-8 | 71 students
500 N Allen Ave
Richmond, VA 23220
(804)228-2436 3.6 5-8
Our daughter has been a Lower School student at St. Catherine's for 3 years, and we could not be happier. The school's focus on educating girls, the high caliber of the teachers and staff, and the warm, welcoming community have all made our experience at St. Catherine's a wonderful one. When we moved to Richmond 3 years ago, we looked at many different options - both public and private - and we''re thrilled with our choice. Our friends with older daughters at St. Catherine's say great things about the Middle and Upper School experiences as well, so we look forward to many more years at the school.
- Posted by Parent - bridg
This is without a question the best investment we have made in our daughters'' future. They love learning and each year seem to be more engrossed and interested in their studies. We have been particularly impressed with the Math and Science program. Lower School girls learn to love these subjects at a young age and by the time they are in Upper School they are doing research in a cutting edge Science facility. Their exposure to music, art, athletics and community service gives them the advantage of discovering new things about themselves and becoming confident, well-rounded citizens.
- Posted by Parent - cari.
My daughter started at St. Catherines with Junior Kindergarten and is now in First Grade. My husband and I have been nothing less then thrilled with her development and progress. The teachers have all taken the time to learn the specific interests of their students and incorporated the specific interests within the lesson plans. I''ll admit I was doubting the ability of learning two foreign languages starting in Kindergarten but my daughter is so motivated and interested. She comes home and teaches us! Having a son, I can see first hand how boys and girls learn differently. St. Catherines puts so much thought and research into creating an environment for girls to be their individual best. Currently my daughter is very interested in math and science so the rapidly expanding STEAM initiative and new Science Building is particularly exciting.
- Posted by Parent - kidwe