Welcome and thank you for visiting our website. We invite you to take a closer look. While our website can give you a sense of our community, philosophy, and culture, nothing can replace a visit to our school. We encourage all of our prospective families to consider joining us for one of our Open House events that are scheduled throughout the academic year. In addition, you are invited to schedule a personal tour, by contacting us at (757) 596-6261.
Come see why St. Andrew’s is one of the leading independent schools in the area. We look forward to having you come see our school in action.
Application – How to apply
All qualified applicants are considered for admission to St. Andrew’s Episcopal School without regard to gender, race, religion, color, and national or ethnic origin. Placement in each grade is based on a child’s developmental readiness to enter the program. We require a $50 application fee.
Once an application for PK3 or PK4 has been submitted, a classroom visit will be scheduled. This visit will include the prospective student participating in the classroom activities as well as a developmental readiness assessment. The school reserves the right to determine eligibility and placement of applicants for the pre-kindergarten program.
In early spring of the enrolling year, all prospective kindergarteners are screened for kindergarten readiness. The school reserves the right to determine eligibility and placement of applicants for the kindergarten program. Upon submitting an application, one letter of recommendation, official school transcripts (if applicable) and testing are required for this grade level.
Grades One through Five Applicants
Candidates for admission are accepted at all grade levels where vacancies occur. Upon submitting an application, two letters of recommendation, official school transcripts, and testing are required for these grade levels.
Diocese of Southern Virginia, Military, and Huntington Ingalls Industries Discounts
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School offers a 10% tuition discount to families who are pledging members of Episcopal Churches in the Diocese of Southern Virginia. Please find the verification form above, which can be downloaded for your convenience. Please complete this form and return to the Admissions Office or the Business Office.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School offers a 10% active military tuition discount to families. We ask that you please present your military ID to the Admissions Office or the Business Office for verification.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School offers a 10% tuition discount to employees and retirees of Huntington Ingalls Industries. We ask that you please present Huntington Ingalls Industries employment verification to the Admissions Office or the Business Office for verification.
* Please note, the church, military, and Huntington Ingalls Industries discounts cannot be combined.
Statement of Inclusion
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School is committed to embracing and promoting diversity among our students, faculty, staff, administration, and Trustees. St. Andrew’s curriculum provides our students with varied learning experiences that celebrate the diversity of our society. To this end, our school is a community leader in producing students who are lifelong learners, critical thinkers, and open-minded citizens. In addition, all applicants are considered for admission without regard to gender, race, religion, color, and national or ethnic origin.
For more information about admissions or to schedule a tour, please complete the form below or contact the school office at 757-596-6261.