St. Albans School

Mount St Alban, Washington, DC 20016

Founded as the National Cathedral School for Boys by the bequest of Harriet Lane Johnston, St. Albans has use of the 57-acre Close of Washington Cathedral. Well-equipped for both academic and extracurricular programs, with unusual opportunities for music at the cathedral, the school provides honors courses in history, math, science and languages. Reflecting the worldwide importance of Washington, the school enrolls students from many countries, with graduates entering leading colleges. St. Albans provides many of the advantages of coeducation while retaining the strengths of separate education, for its sister school, the National Cathedral School, is also located in the Cathedral Close. Approximately 30 coordinate courses are open to students. The two schools come together for such extracurricular activities as glee club, dramatics and social events. St. Albans offers a vigorous sports program and provides opportunities for students to engage in social service activities in the Greater Washington area. Boys fulfill a 60-hour community service requirement prior to the start of senior year.

General Information

Academic OrientationCollege Preparatory
Grade RangeBoarding — Boys Grades 9-12; Day — Boys 4-12
Coed, Boys, or GirlsBoys
Full AddressMount St Alban, Washington, DC 20016
Year Established1909
Legal StatusNonprofit
Religious AffiliationEpiscopal
AdministratorVance Wilson
Applications DueJanuary
Total Enrollment574
Boarding Students28
Day Students546
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