SAS in Short

Students Laughing in Classroom

Our Students

  • 146 Upper School students
  • 65 Middle School students
Mr. St. John takes all-school photo

Our History

  • One of the Oldest Episcopal Boarding Schools in the U.S.
  • 1868 Sewanee Military Academy established 
  • 1905 St. Andrew's School established
  • One of the first Southern boarding schools to integrate
  • 1981 Merger Creates St. Andrew's-Sewanee School
students walking from Chapel to class
Head of School in Classroom

Our Teachers

  • 7:1 Student:Teaching Faculty Ratio
  • 53% Hold Advanced Degrees
  • 3 PhDs with University Teaching Experience
  • 8 years average SAS Tenure
  • 13 years average Teaching Experience
  • 63% Teaching Faculty Live on Campus
Middle School students in tree

Our Awesomeness

  • Loving and Friendly Community
  • One residential faculty member for every two boarding students
  • Qualified Students take Classes at the University of the South
  • 25 Teams in 10 Sports
  • Varsity Mountain Biking 
  • Visiting Artist Program
  • SAS Gallery
  • Film Making, Songwriting, and Music Recording Courses
  • 550-Acre Campus
  • Outdoor Adventure and Place-Based Learning
  • Learning Resources Center
  • Winterim
  • Senior Creedal Statement
House Buddies in Pajamas

Our Mission