Private Schools in Alexandria

Private Schools in Alexandria

Looking for private schools in Alexandria? Look no further than The Goodhart Group’s comprehensive guide. From Pre-K to high school, we’ve got the private schools in Alexandria covered for you below. You can also check out our guide to public elementary schools in Alexandria as well as our list of private schools in Washington DC.


St. Mary’s School (Grades PK-8)

400 Green Street

(703) 549-1646

Founded in 1869, this co-ed Roman Catholic school is situated in the southeast quadrant of Old Town. Annual tuition ranges from $6,860 for in-parish families to $9,690 for non-Catholic families. Enrollment: 720

Bishop Ireton High School (Grades 9-12)

201 Cambridge Road


This coed, Roman Catholic school just off Duke Street in the Clover/College Park area, offers a college preparatory program run by the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales. It was founded in 1964 and is part of the Diocese of Arlington. Annual tuition ranges from $15,090 (baptized Catholics living in the Diocese) to $19,725 (for any non-Catholic students). The school offers a tuition discount to families with more than one child enrolled. Enrollment: 786



Alexandria Country Day School (Grades K-8)

2400 Russell Road

(703) 548-4804

This independent, nonsectarian school is located in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria. It was founded in 1983. Annual tuition for grades K-3 tuition is $27,500; for grades 4-8 tuition, annual it is $29,800. Enrollment: 205

Commonwealth Academy (Grades 3-12)

1321 Leslie Avenue

(703) 548-6912

This special education school, located in Del Ray, supports students with learning differences. Its annual tuition and fees are $36,500. Enrollment: 180

Immanuel Lutheran School (Grades: PK-8)
1801 Russell Road

(703) 549-7323

This school, affiliated with the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, is located in the Rosemont/Del Ray area. Its annual tuition $10,761. Enrollment: 155


Blessed Sacrament School (Grades PK-8)

1417 W. Braddock Road

(703) 998-4170

This coed, Roman Catholic school is located near the intersection of King Street and Braddock Road. In 2008, the school was awarded the NCLB Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award. Enrollment: 336

Potomac Crescent Waldorf School (PK-5)

3846 King Street


Potomac Crescent Waldorf School is the only Waldorf school in northern Virginia. It follows Rudolph Steiner’s educational philosophy of developmentally appropriate, experiential learning and the integration of arts in education. Annual tuition for the elementary grades is $18,164. Enrollment: 88

St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes Lower School (Grades JK-5)

400 Fontaine Street


This Episcopal Church School’s lower school campus is located in the Braddock Heights neighborhood of Alexandria. Formerly two distinct schools, St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School merged in 1991. Annual tuition ranges from $27,140 for Full-Day Junior Kindergarten to $30,670 for Grades 3-5. Enrollment: 373

Episcopal High School (Grades 9-12)

1200 N. Quaker Lane


Founded in 1839, this 100% boarding , co-educational boarding school offers a college preparatory program for students of all faiths. Its student body represents 31 states and 16 countries. Annual tuition, which includes room and board, is $56,400. Enrollment: 435


St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes Middle School (Grades: 6-8)

4401 West Braddock Road


With a blend of traditional instruction and innovative experiential learning, SSSAS Middle School focuses on preparing middle schoolers for the demands of upper level education. Annual tuition is $35,180. Enrollment: 297

St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes Upper School (Grades 9-12)

1000 St. Stephen’s Road


With the mission of graduating  “students who are ready for college – and ready for life.” SSSAS Upper School offers 27 Advanced Placement (AP) and 11 Honors courses as well as a variety of clubs and sports. The Upper School is located in the Seminary Ridge neighborhood. Annual Upper School tuition is $38,170. Enrollment: 450


Grace Episcopal School (Grades PreK – 5)

3601 Russell Road


Founded in 1959, this coed, Episcopal private school is located in the Beverley Hills area of Alexandria. Annual tuition is $19,230. Enrollment: 118

St. Rita’s Catholic School (Grades K-8)

3801 Russell Road

(703) 548-1888

Founded in 1949, this co-ed K-8 Roman Catholic school is run by the Sisters of Saint Joseph. Annual tuition ranges from $6,120 for in-parish Catholic families to $9,110 for non-Catholic families. Enrollment: 238

Other Local Private Schools with Bus Service from Alexandria

Pick up locations included where available.

Bishop Denis J. O’Connell High School (Grades 9-12)

Arlington, VA

(Pickup Route 1 Hess Station / Drop off at West Marine)

The Heights (Grades 3-12, boys only)

Potomac, MD

(St. Luke’s Episcopal Church and Old Town Safeway)

St. John’s College High School (Grades 9-12)

Washington, DC

(Morning only – pickups at Route 1 Hampton Inn and Aldi in Del Ray)

Saint Anselm’s Abbey School (Grades 6-12, boys only)

Washington, DC

(Bradlee and Belle View shopping centers)

Flint Hill School (Grades K-12)

Oakton, VA

(Charles Beatley Public Library & Pinecrest Shopping Center)

St. Alban’s School (Grades 4-12)

Washington, DC

(Old Town Safeway)

Congressional Schools of Virginia (Grades Pre-K – 8)

Falls Church, VA

(Old Town Safeway)

The Potomac School  (K-12)

McLean, VA

(Old Town Safeway)


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