About

At a Glance

Pro Ecclesia et Pro Patria. For Church and For State.

List of 16 items.

  • Year Opened

    1909
  • Enrollment

    585
  • Grades

    Forms C-VI (4-12)
  • Number of Boarders

    31 (grades 9-12)
  • Religious Affiliation

    Episcopal
  • Campus

    Part of the 59-acre Washington National Cathedral Close in Northwest Washington, D.C.
  • Graduating Class

    About 80 Boys
  • Student-to-Faculty Ratio

    7 to 1
  • Average Class Size

    13 students
  • Students of Color

    38%
  • Percentage of Faculty with Advanced Degrees

    67%
  • Faculty Demographics

    71% Male; 29% Female
    Average tenure: 11+ years
  • Students Receiving Financial Aid

    25%
  • Average Financial Aid Award

    $31,696
  • School Mascot

    The Bulldog
  • Coeducational Opportunities

    Our strong coordinate program with the National Cathedral School for Girls offers students coeducational opportunities in academics, arts, and athletics.

What Distinguishes an Episcopal School?

The Rev. Dan Heischman, executive director of the National Association of Episcopal Schools and our former Upper School head and assistant headmaster, shared key characteristics of an Episcopal school, in a September 2015 lecture at St. Albans.
 

Matriculation

St. Albans prepares students for a wide variety of demanding colleges and universities, with each boy encouraged to apply to schools that best fit his unique strengths and interests. The 79 members of the Class of 2015 applied to 184 different colleges and received a total of 304 acceptances; 49 schools were represented among their final matriculation plans.

Over the past five years, the following universities have enrolled the most St. Albans graduates:
University of Chicago (22)
Harvard College (17)
University of Pennsylvania (15)
Yale University (14)
Dartmouth College (13)
Columbia University (12)
College of William & Mary (10)
Davidson College (9)
University of Michigan (9)
Princeton University (8)
Wake Forest University (8)

Georgetown University (7)
Amherst College (7)
Indiana University (7)
Stanford University (7)
University of Wisconsin (7)
Bowdoin College (6)
Boston College (6)
Brown University (6)
University of Miami (6)
University of North Carolina (6)
University of Virginia (6)
Located in Washington D.C.,  St. Albans School is a private, all boys day and boarding school. For more than a century, St. Albans has offered a distinctive educational experience for young men in grades 4 through 12. While our students reach exceptional academic goals and exhibit first-rate athletic and artistic achievements, as an Episcopal school we place equal emphasis upon moral and spiritual education.