SAS in Short

Students Laughing in Classroom

Our Students

  • Co-educational
  • Grades 6-12
  • 8-12 Grade Boarding
  • 177 Upper School students
  • 73 Middle School students
  • 46% Upper School Students Live on Campus
  • 17 States and 13 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

  • 5:1 Student:Faculty Ratio
  • 65% Hold Advanced Degrees
  • 3 PhDs with University Teaching Experience
  • 8 years average SAS Tenure
  • 13 years average Teaching Experience
  • 62% 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
  • 30 Teams in 12 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

  • 46% Receive Financial Aid
  • $2M Awarded in 2018