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Contact Admissions

Joseph C. Viola, Ph.D.

Joseph C. Viola, Ph.D., is the school’s director of admissions and financial aid. Joe joined the St. Albans community in the fall of 2005 as the psychologist for the school. Responsible for counseling, family support, and learning accommodations, Joe also taught Upper School electives (Social Psychology, The Global 1960s), served on the Curriculum and Admissions Committees, and coached football and basketball. In 2014 he became the academic dean of the Lower School, responsible for teaching, learning, and student support in the Lower School; he also led the Lower School’s health and wellness curriculum while continuing to serve on the Admissions Committee. He holds a B.A. in psychology from Georgetown University and a Ph.D. from Suffolk University. Click here to send an email to Joe Viola.

Laura R. Capito

Laura R. Capito is the school's Associate Director of Admissions. Mrs. Capito is in her sixteenth year at St. Albans and was pleased to return to the Cathedral Close, having graduated from Beauvoir School in 1990 and National Cathedral School in 1999. She holds a B.A. in Developmental Psychology from Duke University. Click here to send an email to Laura Capito.

Robert “RJ” Johnsen

Robert “RJ” Johnsen is the school’s assistant director of admissions for the Upper School and assistant director of the Skip Grant Program. A native of Washington, D.C., Mr. Johnsen graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1999. In 2003, he received a degree in political science from the University of Rochester. A varsity baseball player while at the University of Rochester, Mr. Johnsen brings his talents to St. Albans as the head varsity baseball coach. Click here to send an email to RJ Johnsen.

Glennard “OJ” Johnson

Glennard “OJ” Johnson is a 1997 graduate of St. Albans School. He received a B.S. in business administration from Georgetown University, where he also played varsity basketball and football. Mr. Johnson formerly served as the head basketball coach and athletic director at Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Now back at his high school alma mater, Mr. Johnson serves as head basketball coach  and director of the Skip Grant Program. Click here to send an email to OJ Johnson.

Caroline Cameron

Caroline Cameron is the school’s admissions and financial aid coordinator. Prior to joining the St. Albans community, Mrs. Cameron served as a teacher at Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School, and at St. Hilda’s & St. Hugh’s School in New York. She is also an alumna of both Beauvoir and the National Cathedral School. Mrs. Cameron holds a B.A. in art history and urban studies from Brown University and an M.S.T. in early childhood education from Fordham University. Click here to send an email to Caroline Cameron.

Contact Info

Our office is open from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on days in which St. Albans School is in session. Visits are by appointment only.

Telephone: 202-537-6440
Fax: 202-537-2225
Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
St. Albans School
Mount St. Alban
Washington, DC 20016-5069

In Person

The Office of Admissions and Financial Aid is located in the Lane-Johnston Building through the Senior Circle entrance. All admissions visitors arriving by car should park in the Cathedral Parking Garage, accessible via Wisconsin Avenue, just north of Massachusetts Avenue. For detailed parking instructions, please click here

By Metro, the closest station is Tenleytown. You may take the red line to the Tenleytown station and then take one of the 30-series buses south on Wisconsin Avenue to the National Cathedral stop. From there, enter the Cathedral Close and walk south to St. Albans School, following the directions on the map. Click here for a map of the Cathedral Close and St. Albans School.
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.