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St. Anne's-Belfield School
School Name:
St. Anne's-Belfield School
Street Address:
2132 Ivy Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Head of School:
Mr. David S. Lourie
Founding Date:
Religious Affiliation:
Full Accreditation
Day / Boarding:
Day & Boarding
Grade Levels:
Enrollment Size:
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Admissions Contact:
Mr. Bo Perriello
Admissions Email:
7/5/2017 12:44:00 PM Nondenominational School
Mission / Philosophy / Objectives:

At St. Anne’s-Belfield School learning is contagious, curiosity is encouraged, and every child is known well.


For more than 100 years, St. Anne’s-Belfield School has provided students with a multi-dimensional education experience that encourages them to grow into compassionate, engaged citizens. Each of our 900 students are known well, supported in their unique interests and initiatives, and counted as valued members of a diverse community. We offer a multi-dimensional educational experience that is nurturing yet challenging and forward-looking.


St. Anne’s-Belfield Top 10

  1. Lasting student-faculty relationships
  2. Unique schedules that allow for experimental learning opportunities such as Opp Block, Quests, FAB Lab, and Intensives
  3. Diverse students of all ages from all over the world
    Community events like Chapel, Community Lunch, and Fall Family Picnic
  4. Global alumni network forged over 100 years
  5. Cross-divisional learning and relationships
  6. Life on dorm and international community
  7. Community service opportunities, including the annual freshman Doug’s Trip
  8. Range of extracurriculars including athletics, arts, and more
  9. Location in Central Virginia at the doorstep of the University of Virginia
  10. We are home to all kinds of learners and students
School Fast Facts:
A school with a rich history spanning more than a century, St. Anne’s-Belfield is located at the intersection of tradition and innovation.

St. Anne’s-Belfield students are dreamers and doers. They learn through hands-on experiences, both in and outside the classroom. From early childhood development in Pre-School to college and life preparation in Upper School, our students are challenged and encouraged to think, learn, and grow every step of the way.

Our Students

900+ Students in Pre-School to Grade 12
17 Countries Represented
25% Diversity in Student Body
10 Honor Council Members Preserving the School Honor Code
39% Students Receive Financial Aid


8.8 Average Class Size in Pre-School
12.8 Average Class Size in Grades K - 4
12.5 Average Class Size in Grades 5 - 8
14.7 Average Class Size in Upper School
82% Faculty with Advanced Degrees
First or Second Choice College Acceptance

 Programs for Grades 9 and 10


2 Campuses Housing Three Divisions on 49 Acres
Gymnasiums, 2 Turf Fields, Grass Fields, Baseball Field, Softball Field, Tennis Courts, and Squash Courts


47 Athletic Teams at Three Levels
25 Theatrical and Musical Productions
9 School Choirs, A Cappella Groups, and Orchestras
40 Student Clubs
15 Hours of Community Service Completed Yearly in Upper School

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