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St. Andrew's-sewanee School

St. Andrew's-sewanee School is a coeducational private Episcopal boarding traditional school for students in grades 6 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Rural

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Overview

St. Andrew's-sewanee School says

St. Andrew's-Sewanee offers small classes, individualized attention, a rigorous college preparatory program and the opportunity to enroll in college courses at the nearby University of the South. The scenic, 550-acre campus perched atop the Cumberland Plateau serves both as classroom/laboratory and the setting for a rich array of extracurricular experiences from craetive and performing arts and athletics to mountain biking, climbing, and caving. The school's LEADS and Winterim programs provide students with practical skills and experiences often missing in a traditional college preparatory curriculum. Parents praise SAS for the enthusiasm of the faculty, staff and administration and the complete dedication to challenging their students to seek academic and personal success.Students love SAS because of the respect they receive from all members of the campus community, the lack of cliques, and the opportunities to "get off the bench" and participate in a wide variety of academic, athletic and artistic opportunities.Better than AP - Eligible students take courses for college credit at the University of the South, one of the top-ranked liberal arts colleges in the U.S.Grounded in the traditions of the Episcopal Church, St. Andrew's-Sewanee welcomes students of all traditions and celebrates diversity of faith and thought while encouraging students to search for a deeper understanding of life, purpose and service.The School's LEADS Program (Leadership, Environment, Adventure, Discovery, Service) provides afternoon and weekend programs for outdoor adventure with a goal of leadership development and service to surrounding communities. - St. Andrew's

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Finance

Finance

Tuition

Grades Cost Term
High School $41,200 Annual

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (931) 598-5651
Email
  [email protected]

Academics

Academics

Test Scores

1380 25th percentile score for the SAT Composite

1860 75th percentile score for the SAT Composite

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 255
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
6 20
7 23
8 25
9 39
10 59
11 42
12 47

St. Andrew's-sewanee School's relatively even 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. Andrew's-sewanee School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 8 : 1
Average Class Size 13
Gender 47% Male / 53% Female
Dress Code Casual
Percent Boarding 44%
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 82%
Multi-racial 3%
Hispanic/Latino 1%
Black or African American 8%
Asian 9%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Extracurriculars

  • Dance
  • Gay Straight Alliance
  • Literary Magazine
  • Mountain Biking
  • Radio Station
  • Rock Climbing
  • Yearbook

Associations & Memberships

The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)

State or regional independent school association

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)

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