St Gertrude High School
- Saint Gertrude High School, a Catholic school for young women and a ministry of the Benedictine Sisters of Virginia, provides a strong, college-preparatory education that respects and embraces diversity.
- Building on our tradition of excellence, we offer students the opportunity to develop critical thinking, leadership potential, creative expression and reflective faith.
- We work to develop the whole student by stimulating pursuit of intellectual excellence, physical well being, expressive creativity and spiritual discovery.
- We expect high moral character as exhibited in the way we show respect for ourselves and others.
- We create a nurturing and inclusive community in which together we make each other stronger.
- We are good stewards of the resources that are entrusted to us in an effort to provide opportunities to as many young women as possible regardless of economic situation.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)|
National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades 9-12|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Total Students||247 students|
|Student Body Type||All-girls|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 24%
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||23 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||11:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||15 students|
|Number of AP Courses||8 courses|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Advanced Courses||Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Computer Science Principles, English 12, Government and Politics: American, Statistics, U.S. History,|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$16,900|
|Tuition Notes||Merit based scholarship available for incoming 9th graders. Need based financial aid available.|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Admissions Director||Meredith McNamara|
|Admissions Associate||Linda Stewart|
|Total Sports Offered||12 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBasketball, Cross Country,|
Field Hockey, Golf,
Tennis, Track and Field,
Volleyball, Winter Track,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||18 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Book Club, Committing to Knitting, Golf Club, Honor Council, Model General Assembly, Model Judiciary, Red Cross, Respect Life, SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions), SCA~Student Government, SPAAP~Spreading Positive Attitudes Among Peers, Spirit Club, STEM, Teens Uplifting God, Tower~Yearbook, Women for Women, World Language Club
Arts and Music Programs:
Stuart Avenue Players
- Leadership program for all students.
- Summer internships.
- Summer travel abroad.
- Extensive service involvement.
- 4-year Theology program.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Richmond Grades: 8-12 | 500 students
3850 Pittaway Dr
Richmond, VA 23235
(804)272-5864 6.3 8-12
- Richmond Grades: 5-8 | 71 students
500 N Allen Ave
Richmond, VA 23220
(804)228-2436 1.1 5-8