SAS in Short

Students Laughing in Classroom

Our Students

  • Co-educational
  • Grades 6-12
  • 8-12 Grade Boarding
  • 162 Upper School students
  • 79 Middle School students
  • 35% Upper School Students Live on Campus
  • 13 States and 11 Countries Represented
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
Science 6 Student with Cylinder

Our Studies

  • 15 Average Class Size 
  • 100 Courses Offered
  • 99% Graduates Enroll in 4-year Colleges and Universities
  • 2015-2019 195 Graduates Matriculated to 111 Colleges 
Head of School in Classroom

Our Teachers

  • 7:1 Student:Teaching Faculty Ratio
  • 56% Hold Advanced Degrees
  • 3 PhDs with University Teaching Experience
  • 7 years average SAS Tenure
  • 12 years average Teaching Experience
  • 53% Teaching Faculty Live on Campus
Middle School students in tree

Our Awesomeness

  • Loving and Friendly Community
  • Qualified Students take Classes at the University of the South
  • 29 Teams in 11 Sports
  • Varsity Mountain Biking 
  • Visiting Artist Program
  • SAS Gallery
  • Film Making Courses
  • 550-Acre Campus
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Learning Resources Center
  • Winterim
  • Senior Creedal Statement
House Buddies in Pajamas

Our Mission

  • 51% Receive Need-based Financial Aid
  • $2.3M Awarded in 2019