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St. Catherine's School
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  • Private, Episcopal, All-Girls
  • RICHMOND, VA

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

St. Catherine's began the 2020-2021 school year with in-person teaching and learning five days a week with new health and safety protocols to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. In addition, we have developed learning models and a decision matrix of how we intend to pivot to enable teaching and learning to continue throughout the school year. Learn More

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade B
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade A+

About

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$50
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
SSAT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$29,700
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid
$13,526
From St. Catherine's School

St. Catherine's School is a premier all-girls, age 3 through grade 12 Episcopal School in Richmond, Virginia.

Every lesson plan, every leadership opportunity and every facility is designed just for girls. Our passion for progressive academics is uncompromising, and our faculty are experts in nurturing the minds of girls. We intentionally foster a culture of confidence that allows each girl to emerge as a strong, smart and confident woman.

You have big dreams for your daughter. Let us help her soar.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1280
172 responses
Average ACT
28
57 responses

Distance Learning During the Pandemic

St. Catherine's launched a Distance Learning Program for girls age 3 through grade 12 on March 19, 2020. Our girl-centered approach incorporates input from our expert faculty, as well as online teaching best practices from educators and schools across the globe. Our goal is to provide our girls with continuity in teaching and learning with a calm, consistent and engaging experience from home.

Culture & Safety

Poll
90%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 20 responses
Poll
65%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 20 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 42 responses
  • Ring-candel light
    24%
  • Graduation
    21%
  • Daisy Days
    19%
  • Gold-White
    14%
  • Junior/Senior
    12%
  • Secret Society
    7%
  • I'm not interested in the school's traditions.
    2%

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Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
960
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 20 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 20 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 20 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
$9,450
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
3 years
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
5:1
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    Yes
  • Offers Part Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    Yes

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
8:1
National
17:1
Poll
95%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 22 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 22 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 22 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
100%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 14 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 14 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 14 responses

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$148,024
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,324
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$513,806
National
$217,500

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