A leader in girls' education since 1890, St. Catherine's School offers an exceptional education for girls age 3 through grade 12. A Church School in the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia, St. Catherine's is an inclusive community open to all faith traditions.
Our Mission St. Catherine's School provides a rigorous education that prepares girls with diverse perspectives for a lifetime of learning, leadership, and service in a global community.
Our School Family
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Our Three Divisions
330 in EL-Grade 4 272 in Grades 5-8 352 in Grades 9-12
142 New Students
29% students of color
20% Students of Color
Our Girls come from
53 ZIP Codes
238 Dedicated Faculty & Staff
115 advanced degrees and 14 doctorates
with children at St. Catherine's and St. Christopher's
To fulfill our mission and pursue our vision, we take these values as core:
Pursuing academic excellence: We cultivate intellectual habits in which we take joy in learning through energetic inquiry, analytical and creative thinking, and continually striving to reach new levels.
Developing character: We teach individuals to live with integrity, responsibility, confidence, compassion and respect for themselves and others.
Nurturing spiritual growth: We enable each person to deepen her faith through worship, reflection, humility and the recognition of God in every human being.
Celebrating individuals: We recognize the unique gifts and potential of each person and help each to recognize the strength that comes from differences.
Building community: We build up community within and beyond the school through teaching social responsibility, inclusiveness and leadership to prepare each person to serve others and contribute to healing the world.
Early Learners (Age 3), Junior Kindergarten, Kindergartenand Grade 1 Arrival: 7:30 - 7:55 a.m. Students will be counted late at 8 a.m. Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday: 8 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Optional After-School Care until 6 p.m.
Grades 2-4: Arrival: 7:30 - 7:55 a.m. Students will be counted late at 8 a.m. Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Friday: 8 a.m.-2:45 p.m. Optional After-School Care until 6 p.m.
Grades 5-8: Arrival: 7:30 - 7:55 a.m. Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-3:25 p.m. Optional After-School Care until 6 p.m.
Grades 9-12: Arrival: 7:30 - 7:55 a.m. Monday-Friday: 7:55 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Office Hours during the School Year: Monday-Friday: 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Summer Office Hours: Monday-Thursday:9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday: 9 a.m.-noon