St. Christopher's School

5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
711 Saint Christophers Road
Richmond, VA 23226
Tel: (804)282-3185
  • St. Christopher's School, founded in 1911, is a college preparatory school for boys (junior kindergarten through 12th grade) located in Richmond, Virginia.
  • St. Christopher's seeks to prepare a talented and diverse group of boys for college and for life in an ever-changing world, and St. Christopher's cares most about developing young men who possess character and integrity.
  • A rigorous academic program, small classes, dedicated and nurturing teachers who are experts in how boys learn, a vibrant program in athletics and the arts, and a commitment to leadership and personal responsibility are hallmarks of a St. Christopher's education.
  • At the heart of St. Christopher's School, there lies a passion and a total commitment to prepare each student to excel in life, in academics, in his career, and in service to the community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
National Association of College Admissions Counselors
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Religious AffiliationEpiscopal
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1911

Student Body

Total Students985 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
State avg.: 24%
Students by GradeSt. Christopher's School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers181 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses24 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Psychology, Art History AP, Biology AP, Calculus 2 AP, Calculus AP, Chemistry AP, Chinese IV AP, Computer Science AP, Economics Macro AP, Economics Micro AP, English AP, Environmental Science AP, French 5 Language AP, Latin 4 AP, Music Theory AP, Physics AP, Spanish Language AP, Spanish Literature AP, Statistics AP, US Government AP, US History AP
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesSt. Christopher's School offers need-based financial assistance.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$13,539
Admissions DirectorHamill Jones
Admissions AssociateAnne Wesley Gehring
Endowment Size$64 million


Total Sports Offered19 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Indoor Soccer, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Sailing, Soccer, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
ClimbingCross Country,
GolfIndoor Soccer,
LacrosseMountain Biking,
Rock ClimbingSailing,
Track and FieldWinter Track,

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    4.4 miles
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    Richmond, VA 23235
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    8.3 miles
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    8.8 miles
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
My oldest son graduated from St. Christophers in 2016 and my youngest is currently a senior. Besides the amazing academics and sports opportunities available to the boys, what I love most is the connections they have made with their teachers. Both of my boys found teachers that just "get" them as individuals and have formed these incredible bonds with my sons. My boys are very different, so their connections have been different, but equally meaningful. During my oldest sons freshman year in college, we had 2 close family members die a month apart. It was a very difficult time for my son and I had a casual conversation about it with one of his former teachers. I had no idea at the time, but that teacher drove to his college just to have lunch with my son and to give him that extra support he needed. That, to me, embodies so much of what St. Christopher's truly is.
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We chose St. Christopher's for the challenging academics that prepare the students for college. The faculty are well qualified and genuinely care about the boys. The philosophy and values that are taught at St. Christopher's reinforce those we teach our son at home. Coming into St. Christopher's as a freshman, our son has been welcomed by his peers. And, as parents, we feel welcomed by both faculty and other parents. There is a diversity of activities and opportunities available that satisfy many different interests and the boys are encouraged to try new things. St Christopher's is the perfect choice for our son.
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