The Covenant School is a non-denominational, college-preparatory, day school offering a Christian Liberal Arts and Sciences curriculum to over 652 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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 652 students
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31 / rolling

Top Rankings

The Covenant School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for:

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Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1985

Student Body

Total Students
652 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade
The Covenant School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
70 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
14 students
Number of AP Courses
7 courses
Average SAT score
1258
Average ACT score
25
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Uniforms)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 31 / rolling
Tuition Notes
Pre-K Half Day $11,070 Pre-K Full Day $12,350 Grades K-5 $16,250 Grades 6-8 $18,900 Grades 9-12 $19,380
% on Financial Aid
41%
Admissions Director
Betsy Carter
Admissions Associate
Catherine McFarland

Sports

Extracurriculars

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

School Notes

  • Two campuses: the Birdwood Campus that houses our Lower School (Pre-K-5) is located in downtown Charlottesville and the Hickory Campus that houses our Middle and Upper Schools (6-12) is conveniently located in Albemarle County.
Profile last updated: 09/22/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 652 students
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31 / rolling

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