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St. Patrick's Episcopal Day School

St. Patrick's Episcopal Day School is a coeducational private Episcopal traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 8.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban


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St. Patrick's Episcopal Day School says

St. Patrick’s is an independent, coeducational, Episcopal parish day school in the District of Columbia serving 510 students from Nursery (age 3) through Grade 8. St. Patrick’s has more than a half-century tradition of providing a vibrant, challenging, coeducational school environment that balances tradition and innovation in an educational program emphasizing acquisition of essential skills, integration of disciplines, and creative engagement in active learning. It seeks to educate young people who will grow in intellectual and academic competence, personal integrity, openness to change, commitment to service, and confident and ethical involvement in the world. St. Patrick’s graduates move on to a variety of fine independent schools, including Washington-area day schools and boarding schools mostly in the mid-Atlantic or New England.

Mission Statement

St. Patrick's Episcopal Day School strives to create a diverse learning community of students, teachers, and parents who recognize the infinite value of every participant as a child of God. We are committed to developing character, advancing human understanding, and promoting academic excellence in our students in order to prepare them to live with integrity, compassion, and purpose.



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  (202) 342-2831

Entrance Requirements

  • SSAT



Academic Calendar: Trimester

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 515
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 79
Kindergarten 54
1 55
2 57
3 54
4 45
5 57
6 54
7 31
8 29

St. Patrick's Episcopal Day School's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing St. Patrick's Episcopal Day School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 8 : 1
Average Class Size 18
Gender 49% Male / 51% Female
Dress Code Casual


  • Track and Field
  • Basketball
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Basketball
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer

Associations & Memberships

State or regional independent school association

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

Other religious school associations

National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)

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