St. Andrew's School

Barrington, Rhode Island, USA view map
Co-Ed, No Religious Affiliation

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At St. Andrew's we realize that everyone learns differently - and we value these differences. What makes us unique is that we are a place where everyone is committed to the idea that individualized teaching can transform each student's learning strengths into classroom success. As our students say, "It's the way I learn."

63 Federal Road, Barrington, Rhode Island, USA 02806

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Director of Admission: R. Scott Telford
Admissions Phone:401-246-1230 ext.3025Fax:401-246-0510
Email: Website:

  • Application Deadline: January 15
  • Application Fee: $50
  • International Application Fee: $100
  • Accept TABS Admission Application: Yes
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school events

Open House April 25, 2014

Friday, April 25, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM , Barrington, Rhode Island, USA

Although personal tours and interviews can always be scheduled, there are also a number of organized open houses that showcase our classes, students, teachers and learning environment. Please note that additional events may be scheduled in the near future.

Open House May 17, 2014

Saturday, May 17, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM , Barrington, Rhode Island, USA

Although personal tours and interviews can always be scheduled, there are also a number of organized open houses that showcase our classes, students, teachers and learning environment. Please note that additional events may be scheduled in the near future.

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  • Founded: 1893
  • Campus Size: 100 acres
  • Grades Offered: 6th-post-grad
  • Accredited by: NEASC
Student Body
Grades 9th-post-grad
Grades 6th-post-grad
Girls     25 49 74
Boys     41 90 131
Total     66 139 205

Tuition and Financial Aid
  • 7-Day Boarding: $49,500
  • 5-Day Boarding: N/A
  • Day Tuition Fee: $32,800
  • Payment Plans: Offered
  • Need-Based Aid: Offered
  • Students Receiving Aid: 49.00%
  • Average Awarded: $25,040
School Finances
  • Merit Scholarships: Not Offered
  • Students Receiving Merit Scholarships: 0.00%
  • Average Merit Scholarship: $0
  • Current Endowment: $16,400,000
  • Per Student Endowment: $80,000

Summary: At St. Andrew's we define success as having the ability to solve problems effectively, in ways that society needs and values. Success is also the ability to set and attain individual goals. The path to that success is a good education, one which develops both intellect and spirit, both mind and heart.

Department Director: Michael Morin

Average Class Size: 10

Full Time Teachers: 37

Teachers Holding Advanced Degrees: 70.00%

Student/Teacher Ratio: 5/1

Number of AP Courses Offered: 4

Advanced/Enrichment Programs
  • AP Courses
  • Post Graduate Year
  • Calculus, Physic s, Music Theory, Statistics
Support Programs
  • ADD/ADHD Support
  • College Counseling
  • ESL: Beginning
  • ESL: Intermediate
  • ESL: Advanced
  • Learning Differences Support
  • Study Skills Assistance
  • Technology Center
  • Creative Writing
  • Literature
  • English I-IV Phil of Lit Wilderness Dis Enrichment
  • European History
  • United States History
  • World History
  • Renaissance Florence Enrichment
Foreign Languages:
  • French
  • Spanish
Humanities/Social Sciences:
  • Economics
  • American Government
  • Anatomy
  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Science
  • Oceanography
  • Physics
  • Sports Medicine
  • Exercise Science/Kinesiology< /li>
  • Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Honors Math
  • Geometry
  • Probability
  • Statistics
  • Trigonometry
  • Pre-Calculus Col lege Algebra
Computer Studies:
  • Computer Applications
  • Choral Music
  • History of Jazz
  • History of Music
  • Music History
  • Music Theory
Performing/Visual Arts:
  • 3-D Design
  • Art
  • Ceramics
  • Drama
  • Drawing
  • Graphic Design
  • Painting
  • Portfolio
  • Pottery
  • Printmaking
  • Public Speaking
  • Studio Art
  • Theater Arts
  • Technical Theater, Digital Photography Stagecra ft
Special Programs:
  • Community Service
  • Independent Study
  • Internships
Distinctive or New Programs:
  • N/A
AP Courses Available:
  • Calculus AB
  • Music Theory
  • Physics B
  • Physics C
  • Statistics

Summary: Our goal is to provide a homelike environment for all of our students. Boarders can participate in excursions to cultural events all over New England, join local friends at their homes or lounge in their dormitories or the student center. Athletic events, plays, and concerts are typically scheduled on weekends; art studios are often available for student use.

Department Director: Robert Tisdale

Dorm Life

Number of Dorms: 4

Average Students Per Dorm: 18

No. of Girls Dorms: 1

No. of Boys Dorms: 3

Dorm Amenities:
Laundry Facilities 
Wireless Internet 
Student Center/Game Room 

Dress Code: Casual

Student Life

Summary: The mission of the residential program at St. Andrew's is to enhance students' emerging confidence that comes with success in the classroom by providing a boarding experience that promotes good decision making, individual and community responsibility, and the refinement of the social skills needed to become productive and engaged young adults.


  • Basketball court(s)
  • Fitness Center
  • Indoor basketball court(s)
  • Tennis Court and Athletic Fields

Clubs and Organizations

  • Community Service
  • Dorm Proctors
  • Drama Club
  • Honor Council
  • International Clubs
  • Literary Magazine
  • National Honor Society
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Student Activities
  • Student Government
  • Student Publications
  • SADD
  • Theater
  • Weightlifting
  • Yearbook
  • Yoga
  • These, too, change every year and depend on studen

Summary: McCulloch Center for the Arts totaling 20,000 square feet. Keats Theatre with 280 seats, Griffiths Gallery for displaying student artwork, visual arts classrooms, ceramics classrooms, two kilns, music classrooms, graphic arts and digital photography classrooms. Two gymnasiums totaling 29,000 feet. Fitness Center, 4 tennis courts, 3 athletic fields, and an adventure ropes course.

Arts Department Director: Janet Dubuc

Athletics Department Director: Michael Hart

  • Art Club
  • Chamber Choir
  • Choral Music
  • Drama Club
  • Guitar Ensemble
  • Improvisation Group
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Stage Band
  • Tech Crew
  • Theater
  • Instrument Lessons/ Digital Music Staged Musical
Interscholastic Sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross-Country Running
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
Recreational Sports
  • Aerobics
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Dance
  • Football
  • Free Style Skiing
  • Golf
  • Power Lifting
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Weight Lifting
  • Biking, yoga, pilates,

Summary: We take pride in the extensive and highly personalized approach to college guidance. Formal college counseling begins in the junior year with a meeting with the Director of College Counseling. During the fall of senior year, the Director of College Counseling works with each student to complete his/her college applications and to meet deadlines.

Department Director: Eric Hill

College Information

Percentage of Graduates Who Attend College: 100.00%

Colleges attended in the past 5 years by our graduates:

Boston College
Providence College
Purdue University
University of Wisconsin
Mount Holyoke College

Middle Percentile of SAT Scores

25th percentile 75th percentile
Critical Reading 400 560
Mathematics 440 750
Writing 420 570

Notable Alumni

Quotes from Alumni

Department Director: Patrick Meehan