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Admissions

Welcome to St. Andrew’s Episcopal School!  For over seventy 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. With passion and joy, our faculty and staff encourage each child to be his or her very best.

We invite you to experience our community firsthand. Come see why St. Andrew’s is one of the leading independent schools in the area.

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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.

Pre-Kindergarten Applicants 
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.

Kindergarten Applicants 
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.

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School offers a 10% tuition discount to employees of local colleges and universities. We ask that you please present your college or university employment verification to the Admissions Office or the Business Office for verification.

* Please note, the church, military, local university/college, 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.

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