St. Andrew's School, DE

5.00 5 1 (12 reviews)
Tel: 3022854231
350 Noxontown Road
Middletown, DE 19709
  • "St. Andrew's mission is to enrich and transform our students' lives in profound and exciting ways.
  • Through intensive collaboration with great teachers, our students begin their study and appreciation of the accumulated wisdom of human culture, sharpen their analytical skills, and develop their performances in oral, written, and quantitative expression.
  • We cultivate in our students a lasting desire for learning and independent scholarship and prepare them for college work and fulfilling life experiences...".

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  • Davidson College
    I think that the small student body and close knit community of St. Andrew's makes it very unique. With a student body of only about 300 students, you know everyone's name and they know yours. . .
  • Johns Hopkins University
    St. Andrew's is such a unique place, and it would be impossible to choose just one thing that separates St. Andrew's from any other boarding school. The most obvious difference is probably that St. . .
  • Georgetown University
    I believe that St. Andrew's offers a unique campus life because it only accepts full-time boarders. As a result, students and teachers have a unique relationship that feels more like family than familiar. . .
  • Wesleyan University
    The amazing quality of relationships is unique to the St. Andrew's experience. The school's effort to refrain from a technology dependent social culture forces students to interact with each other. Also, the wonderful student-teacher relationships. . .
  • Princeton University
    St. Andrew's has a focus on holistic growth and a dedication to community. The academics are rigorous and engaging, and I made incredibly close friendships thanks to dorm life. But above all I can say. . .
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Definition of Terms 
2017 School Data
St. Andrew's School,Boarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered9-127-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
Religious AffiliationEpiscopalNon-denominational
Year Founded19291910
Campus Size2200 acres105 acres

Student Body

Enrollment310 students300 students
% Students of Color
42%
20%
% International Students
18%
20%
% Students Boarding
100%
67%
Average SAT Score1940* National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile)1750 - 2100-
Average ACT score28*National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesYesNo
Frequency of Saturday ClassesWeeklyWeekly
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Coat and tie to classes, similar for girls)
Casual
Average Class Size12 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:51:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered3517
ESL Courses OfferedNoYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
84%
70%
Summer Program OfferedYesYes

Finances

Endowment Size$195 million$18 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$57,000$54,400
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a$30,000
% Students on Financial Aid
48%
37%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant42235$22,844
Merit Scholarships OfferedNoNo

Admission

Application DeadlineJan. 15Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYesNo
SSAT RequiredYesYes
Average Percentile SSAT83%-
Acceptance Rate
26%
55%
Director of AdmissionsMatthew E Wolinski
Louisa H Zendt

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered3517
CoursesAS 20th Century History, AS Biology, AS Calculus AB, AS Calculus BC, AS Chemistry, AS Chinese 5, AS Economics, AS English 3, AS English 4, AS Environmental Science, AS French 5, AS Global Studies, AS Greek 3, AS History of East Asia, AS History of Social Reform, AS History of the Middle East, AS History, Literature and the Contested Past, AS Latin 4: Vergil, AS Latin 5: Catullus and Horace, AS Modern European History, AS Multivariable Calculus, AS Music History, AS Music Theory, AS Physics, AS Spanish 5: Hispanic World View, AS Spanish: Hispanic Authors of the 20th and 21st Centuries, AS Statistics, AS Studio Art, AS Western Civilization

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered1515
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Winter Track, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations3024
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Culinary Club, Dead Scientist's Club, Environment Club, Fishing Club, Forestry Club, French Club, Gay Straight Alliance (GSA), Independent Film Club, International House, Knitting Club, Mock Trial Team, Model United Nations, Organic Chemistry Club, Organic Gardening, Peer Tutoring, Polar Bear Club, Robotics Club, Science Fiction Club, Sister Space, Spanish Club, The Andrean (literary magazine), The Cardinal (school newspaper), Young Democrats, Young Republicans

Arts and Music Programs:
Chorale, Jazz Club, Orchestra, String Ensemble, The Noxontones (A Cappella group)

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Mountain Biking Clu

College Matriculation

Year: 2011 - 201410 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Davidson College11
Duke University11
Wesleyan University11
New York University10
Harvard University9
Haverford College9
Trinity College9
Franklin and Marshall College8
Sewanee: University of the South7
Williams College7
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • At St. Andrew's, we seek to cultivate in our students a deep and lasting desire for learning, a willingness to ask questions and pursue skeptical, independent inquiry and an appreciation of the liberal arts as a source if wisdom, perspective and hope. We encourage our students to do the work of scholars, artists and scientists and to develop those expressive and analytical skills necessary for effective communication, judicious consideration of multiple points of view and for meaningful lives as engaged citizens. As an Episcopal School, St. Andrew`s is grounded in and upheld by our Episcopal identity, welcoming persons regardless of their religious background. We are called to help students explore their spirituality and faith as we nurture their understanding and appreciation of all world religions. Our students come from a wide variety of backgrounds and work together to create a vibrant and diverse community, St. Andrew`s exceptional financial aid program makes this possible, enabling the School to practice need-blind admission and to award tuition grants to meet 100 percent of demonstrated need.
  • School accreditations: Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • William H Whyte - author of The Organization Man
    • Dennis Blair - former Director of National Intelligence and former United States Navy four-star admiral
    • William Brownfield - United States Ambassador to Venezuela
    • Bulent Atalay - Physicist and author
    • Erin Burnett - news anchor for CNBC
    • Hume Horan - American diplomat and ambassador to five countries
    • Loundon Wainwright III - American songwriter, folk singer, humorist, and actor
    • Kirk Varnedoe - American art historian and writer
    • Dominic Seiterle - Canadian rower, Olympic Gold Medalist
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