St. Anne's-Belfield School

2132 Ivy Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Tel: 434-296-5106
Gr: (Boarding) 9-12 | 886 students
We at St. Anne's-Belfield School believe that the transmission of knowledge, the encouragement of curiosity, the development of rational thought, and the cultivation of responsible, honorable behavior are cornerstones to a strong preparatory education.
In asking students to master a specific body of knowledge, we seek not to impart knowledge alone, but to instill the lifelong habit of learning.
Although we expect our graduates to be prepared for the nation's finest colleges and universities, our true purpose is to create a challenging yet charitable atmosphere where students gain skills necessary for both creative and disciplined thought, where they have opportunities to achieve in athletic and artistic endeavors, where they understand their responsibility as a member of a community, and where high expectations for both their personal and intellectual lives are complemented by the School's commitment to nurturing students in the spiritual dimension of life.

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2015 School Data
St. Anne's-Belfield Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Prep College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding) 9-12 9-12
Grades Offered (Day) Pre-K-12 9-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1910 1910
Campus Size 50 acres 120 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 886 students 298 students
% Students of Color
21%
20%
% International Students
13%
20%
% Students Boarding
17%
68%
Average SAT Score 1827 * National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile) 1650 - 2050 -
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Uniform, formality dependent on day)
Casual
Average Class Size 13 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:8 1:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 15 16
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
80%
67%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $32 million $16 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$49,750 $49,800
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$23,775 $27,800
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$39,125 $36,000
% Students on Financial Aid
39%
35%
Merit Scholarships Offered No No

Admission

Application Deadline Feb. 6 / rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application Yes No
SSAT Required Yes Yes
Average Percentile SSAT 50 -
Acceptance Rate
35%
55%
Director of AdmissionsMr. Bo Perriello
Mrs. Gib Staunton
Associate Director of AdmissionsMr. Sintayehu Taye

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 15 16
CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Economics, AP English Literature, AP European History, AP French Language, AP Latin: Vergil, AP Music Theory, AP Physics C (Mechanics), AP Spanish Language, AP Statistics, AP US History

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 14 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 22 24
ExtracurricularsAcademic Team, Art Forum, Chamber, Chess, Chorus, Drama, French Club, Gold Key, Habitat for Humanity, Honor Council Advisory Board, International Relations Club, Math Club, Oasis Literary Art Magazine, Outing Club, Philosophy Club, Saintly Speaking Newspaper, Science Team, Ski Club, Spanish Club, Student / Faculty Senate, Student Government, The Saint and Sinner Yearbook

College Matriculation

Year: 2009 - 2012 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
University of Virginia 49
Virginia Tech 12
University of Mary Washington 10
College of William and Mary 9
High Point University 9
Virginia Commonwealth University 9
Hampden Sydney College 7
New York University 6
Randolph-Macon College 6
University of Chicago 6
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School Notes

  • Founded in 1910, St. Anne’s-Belfield School offers small class size, a talented and nurturing faculty, and challenging academics typical of the traditional college preparatory curriculum. St. Anne’s-Belfield School serves boys and girls in Pre-School through Grade 12. Five-day and seven-day boarding options are available in grades 9-12. A weekly chapel service, a competitive sports program, and fine and performing arts offerings complement the academic experience.

  • School accreditations: NAIS, VAIS
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