The Covenant School

  • The Covenant School is a non-denominational, college-preparatory, day school offering a Christian Liberal Arts and Sciences college-preparatory curriculum to over 550 students in Pre-K through Grade 12.
  • Our Christian Liberal Arts and Sciences education calls students to a broad range of study, encompassing literature, history, math, science, and the arts.
  • We invite students to live a life of virtue founded upon the truths of the Christian faith, and challenge them to live a life consistent with those things.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1985

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 24%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses14 courses
Average ACT score25
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineMar. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$14,000
Tuition NotesPre-K Half-Day $ 8,900 Pre-K Full-Day $10,250 Grades K-4 $13,600 Grades 5-6 $14,500 Grades 7-12 $16,300
% on Financial Aid
45%
Average Financial Aid Grant$6,500
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDonna B. Harris
Admissions AssociateMs. Melissa Frazier

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDiving,
Field HockeyFootball,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
VolleyballWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Clubs, Community Service Projects, Drama Productions

School Notes

  • Two campuses: Lower School (PK-6) is located in downtown Charlottesville and Upper School (7-12) is conveniently located in Albemarle county.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Charlottesville
    Grades: NS-12 | 893 students
    2.8 miles
    2132 Ivy Road
    Charlottesville, VA 22903
    (434)296-5106
    2.8 NS-12
    893
  • Charlottesville
    Grades: 8-12 | 177 students
    10.2 miles
    1000 Samuel Miller Loop
    Charlottesville, VA 22903
    (434)823-4805
    10.2 8-12
    177
  • Charlottesville
    Grades: 5-12 | 219 students
    1.4 miles
    279 Tandem Lane
    Charlottesville, VA 22902
    (434)296-1303
    1.4 5-12
    219
  • Charlottesville
    Charlottesville Waldorf School
    Charlottesville Waldorf School Photo
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: NS-8 | 162 students
    4.7 miles
    120 Waldorf Sshool Road
    Charlottesville, VA 22901
    (434)973-4946
    4.7 NS-8
    162
  • Charlottesville
    Peabody School
    Peabody School Photo - First and second grade students perform The Journey of the Noble Gnarble.
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-8 | 213 students
    0.8 miles
    1232 Stoney Ridge Road
    Charlottesville, VA 22902
    (434)296-6901
    0.8 PK-8
    213

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