Overview

St. Albans School is an Episcopal, college preparatory school for boys in Washington, DC. Founded in 1909, the School is located on the grounds of Washington National Cathedral, and is dedicated to fostering the spiritual, intellectual, and physical development of its students. St. Albans challenges its students to achieve excellence and to embrace responsibility, and it expects them to act always with honor and to respect and care for others.
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Official information of St. Albans School in 2024 | FindingSchool

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A- Academics
B+ Extracurricular activities
A+ Community
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B- Int. student mgmt

Boarding Grades: 9-12
All-boys
Rural
ESL: No
Tuition: $74,120
# of Students: 590
Teacher:Student: 1:7
International Student: 10%
AP Courses: 16
Endowment: $86,441/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 75%
SAT: N/A
#88

US Boarding School

Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#1 Princeton University 1
#2 Columbia University 1
#2 Harvard College 1
#5 Yale University 1
LAC #1 Williams College 1
#6 Stanford University 1
#6 University of Chicago 1
#8 University of Pennsylvania 1
#9 Duke University 1
#9 Johns Hopkins University 1
#9 Northwestern University 1
LAC #2 Amherst College 1
#13 Dartmouth College 1
#14 Brown University 1
#14 Vanderbilt University 1
#14 Washington University in St. Louis 1
LAC #3 Swarthmore College 1
#17 Cornell University 1
#17 Rice University 1
#19 University of Notre Dame 1
#20 University of California: Los Angeles 1
LAC #4 Pomona College 1
#21 Emory University 1
#22 University of California: Berkeley 1
#23 Georgetown University 1
#23 University of Michigan 1
#25 Carnegie Mellon University 1
#25 University of Virginia 1
#27 University of Southern California 1
#28 New York University 1
#28 Tufts University 1
#28 University of Florida 1
#28 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1
#28 Wake Forest University 1
LAC #6 Bowdoin College 1
LAC #6 United States Naval Academy 1
#36 Boston College 1
#38 Georgia Institute of Technology 1
#38 University of Texas at Austin 1
#40 College of William and Mary 1
LAC #8 Claremont McKenna College 1
#42 Boston University 1
#42 Case Western Reserve University 1
#42 Tulane University 1
#42 University of Wisconsin-Madison 1
LAC #9 Carleton College 1
LAC #9 Middlebury College 1
#49 Lehigh University 1
#49 Northeastern University 1
#49 Ohio State University: Columbus Campus 1
#55 University of Miami 1
LAC #11 United States Military Academy 1
LAC #11 Washington and Lee University 1
#57 Penn State University Park 1
#57 University of Pittsburgh 1
#59 Syracuse University 1
#59 University of Maryland: College Park 1
#63 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 1
LAC #13 Davidson College 1
LAC #13 Grinnell College 1
LAC #13 Hamilton College 1
#68 Fordham University 1
#68 Indiana University Bloomington 1
#68 Southern Methodist University 1
#75 Clemson University 1
#79 Brigham Young University 1
#83 Elon University 1
#83 Howard University 1
LAC #17 Colby College 1
LAC #17 Colgate University 1
LAC #17 Wesleyan University 1
#93 University of Denver 1
Auburn University 1
#103 Miami University: Oxford 1
#103 Temple University 1
#104 University of Colorado Boulder 1
LAC #22 University of Richmond 1
Arizona State University 1
#117 Rochester Institute of Technology 1
#117 University of Vermont 1
LAC #25 Bates College 1
#127 University of Kentucky 1
LAC #27 Macalester College 1
#136 Catholic University of America 1
LAC #28 Harvey Mudd College 1
LAC #30 Kenyon College 1
LAC #36 Oberlin College 1
LAC #38 Bucknell University 1
LAC #38 Lafayette College 1
LAC #42 Denison University 1
LAC #42 Occidental College 1
LAC #50 Connecticut College 1
LAC #50 The University of the South 1
Babson College 1
College of Charleston 1
College of Wooster 1
Drew University 1
Elizabeth City State University 1
Fisk University 1
Gettysburg College 1
Louisiana State University at Eunice 1
McGill University 1
Montgomery College Rockville 1
Morehouse College 1
Mount St. Mary's University 1
Ohio Wesleyan University 1
Providence College 1
Rhode Island School of Design 1
Rollins College 1
Shepherd University 1
The New School College of Performing Arts 1
University of Alabama 1
University of British Columbia 1
University of Edinburgh 1
University of St. Andrews 1
Whittier College 1
Whitworth University 1
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AP Courses

(Total 16)
Biology
Calculus AB
Chemistry
Chinese Language and Culture
Computer Science A
Environmental Science
European History
French Language and Culture
Human Geography
Latin
Biology
Calculus AB
Chemistry
Chinese Language and Culture
Computer Science A
Environmental Science
European History
French Language and Culture
Human Geography
Latin
Physics 1
Physics 2
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
Physics C: Mechanics
Spanish Language and Culture
Statistics
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Sports

(Total 13)
Aquatics
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Aquatics
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Tennis
Track and Field
Wrestling
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Arts

(Total 6)
Dance
Drama
Music
Orchestra
Play Production
Theater
Dance
Drama
Music
Orchestra
Play Production
Theater

Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 43)
Albanian Yearbook
History Club
Art Club
Investment Club
Astronomy Club
Innovation Club
ASAP
It's Academic
BEEF
Knitting Club
Albanian Yearbook
History Club
Art Club
Investment Club
Astronomy Club
Innovation Club
ASAP
It's Academic
BEEF
Knitting Club
Cars Club
Marina Orth Tutoring
CAO
Math Team
Catholic Club
Mental Health and Awareness Club
Chemistry Club
Medicine Club
Chess Club
Model U.N.
Chinese Culture Club
Music Appreciation Club
Community Service Club
Neuroscience Club
Computer Building Club
NFL Club
Cyberpatriot Club
Oskom
Entrepreneurship for Social Impact Club
Robotics Team
Fishing Club
Salsa and Entrepreneurship Club
Focus
Science Bowl Club
French Club
Sports Management Club
Government Club
STA News
GSA
Technology Club
Gyre
Technology Ethics Club
The Exchanged
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1909
Campus Size: 59 acres
Boarding Rate: 5%
Religious Affiliation: Episcopal

Application Info

Deadline: 11/30
Interview: Skype, On Campus
Pre Interview: No Requirement
Other Accepted Scores: ISEE
School Code:
SSAT: 6256
ISEE: 90165

TOEFL

SSAT

Brief Reviews

(Total 28)
4.7/ 5

Detailed Review

(Total 1)
4.0 / 5 Overall
5.0 / 5 Academics
5.0 / 5 Campus
3.0 / 5 Student Life
4.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
4.0 / 5 Transportation

Q&A

(Total 17)
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Frequently Ask Questions about St. Albans School

01.
Tell me a bit about St. Albans School.
St. Albans School is All-boys private boarding school located in Boston, District of Columbia, US. It was founded 1909, and currently has about 590 students, 10.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.stalbansschool.org.
06.
Where is St. Albans School located?
St. Albans School is located in the State of District of Columbia of USA. The closest major city is Boston, which is about 393 miles away from school. Most families can choose Logan International Airport to travel in and out of school.
02.
Does St. Albans School have rigorous academic requirements?
St. Albans School is offering 16 AP courses.

St. Albans School also have 75% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
07.
How popular is St. Albans School on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, St. Albans School is among the most popular schools, within top 152 for all US schools.

Also St. Albans School has been favorited by 152 users.
03.
Where do St. Albans School students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 3.8% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 4.43% go to top 25, and about 1.48% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
08.
How to start with an application with St. Albans School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about St. Albans School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit St. Albans School’s official site: http://www.stalbansschool.org or call them at 202-537-6440.
04.
What is the application requirement for St. Albans School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, St. Albans School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, standard test (like TOEFL and SSAT), and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
09.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to St. Albans School?
Yes, here are few: Thomas Jefferson School, Woodside Priory School and Oakwood Friends School.

The closest major city is Boston. You can find out more schools near Boston here.
05.
What is the latest tuition for St. Albans School’s All-boys student?
The total fee for St. Albans School in 2024 is $80,071 , which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at sta_admissions@cathedral.org .
10.
What is the FindingSchool rating for St. Albans School?
The overall rating for St. Albans School is A-.

The section ratings of St. Albans School are:
A- for Matriculation
A- for Academics
B+ for Extracurriculum
A+ for Community
A for Students and Parents reviews
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