For over sixty six years, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School has been a leader in elementary education on the Peninsula. We welcome children of all faiths to grow in mind, body, and spirit and strive to be an inclusive school community celebrating the diversity that each student brings. From our Pre-kindergarten classes through fifth grade, St. Andrew’s students are challenged by a rigorous academic program that includes the core academic subjects as well as music, art, French, Chinese, computer, physical education, science and library. Our daily chapel services nurture the spiritual development of each child. With passion and joy, our faculty and staff encourage each child to be his or her very best. We invite you to visit our school.

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Mind Spirti & Body

Our Mission

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The mission at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School is to educate the whole child, intellectually, spiritually, physically and socially by providing challenging academics in a nurturing Christian environment where faculty, staff and parents are in partnership. St. Andrew’s Episcopal School exists to give a sound academic education within a Christian environment for children in pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and grades […]


elementary school, preschools

  St. Andrew’s Episcopal School offers a challenging, accelerated academic program where children discover daily the joy of learning. Our teachers and staff work together to provide an atmosphere that is conducive to learning, assisting and encouraging each student to reach success as they progress through the curriculum. The atmosphere is one that is nurturing […]

School Life

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As the day begins, students are greeted by the Head of School and a cadre of student Safety Patrols, who open car doors and assist students into school. Students, faculty, and staff attend chapel services together that are led by members of the church staff and assisted by fifth grade students on a rotating basis. […]

Head Notes

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School is well into its 66th year of educating the mind, body, and spirit.  It has been my privilege to wear several different hats during my tenure here at St. Andrew’s.  Who knew eight years ago when I began searching for an elementary school for my own children, that it would eventually lead to my current position as Head of School? The opportunities given have allowed for a more global view of this wonderful school. It seems like yesterday that my husband and I toured St. Andrew’s for the purpose of enrolling our own children here.  All parents want the BEST education for their children, especially during the foundation years.  St. Andrew’s impressed me in such a way that I not only wanted my own children educated here, but I wanted to be a part of the faculty.  Once our eldest was accepted into the program, I inquired about possible employment. I became a part of the faculty the same year my daughter entered kindergarten.  After becoming a part... 


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Rave Reviews

‎“St. Andrews Episcopal School instilled in me the values of compassion and awareness from a young age. These values have affected my decisions in academic and professional settings thus far – from volunteering in clinics as an undergraduate at Wellesley College to embarking on a career improving health outcomes for people living in developing countries. I recently obtained a masters degree in public health from Yale University, and I am currently a HIV prevention fellow... 

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Each year our parents, grandparents, faculty, and other friends are invited to participate in the life of the school by contributing to the Annual Giving Campaign. Like most independent schools, St. Andrew’s depends on charitable giving to “bridge the gap” between tuition dollars and the true cost of a St. Andrew’s education. Contributions to annual giving impact every student by helping to maintain the annual operating budget of the school and insuring that we have the best resources... 



Featured Alumni: Jane Garnet Ishon Brown “St. Andrews provided me a solid foundation on which to build for the rest of my life.  St. Andrews is strong academically but more importantly to me, the School taught me to to have a strong sense of self, confidence, and further defined and reinforced core values.”  Read More

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Parent Center

Time, talent and treasure represent the many different ways our families and friends support St. Andrew’s Episcopal School.  At St. Andrew’s our families contribute countless hours sharing their talents and time through our Parents’ Association activities and other volunteer opportunities.  Read More



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