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.