Teaching the Next Generation to Live Well

The Covenant School is a community of scholars that, from the earliest learner to the graduating senior, asks What kind of person do you want to be? and What kind of life do you want to live? Offered a comprehensive, Christ-centered program, our students are prepared to make connections and shape the world around them.

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  • 100%

    College Acceptance Rate
  • 14:1

    Student-teacher Ratio
  • 29

    AP and Honors Courses Offered
  • 34

    State Championships in 19 athletic programs
  • 42%

    Students with Financial Aid
  • $1.5 Mil

    Financial Aid Given Annually
  • 50%

    Faculty who hold advanced degrees
  • 3000

    Hours of Annual Community Service

School News:

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  • Decorating and eating their very own Gingerbread Man

    First Day of School Tradition Continues in Kindergarten

    Lower School students began the school year with great excitement. The energy in the building was tangible as students began classes with the first “morning meeting” and began to organize folders and binders and color code schedules and assignments. 
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  • Golden Apple Award Honors Betsy Carter

    Kindergarten teacher Betsy Carter is Covenant's 2017-18 Golden Apple Award Recipient. The Golden Apple honors outstanding teachers in schools throughout Albemarle County and Charlottesville City.
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  • Covenant Advances to State Championship Tournaments

    Three Covenant athletic teams are competing this weekend in VISAA state semi-final and final tournaments. Congratulations to Girls Soccer, Boys Tennis, and Track & Field! Here are the tournament schedules:
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  • Covenant Names Director of Admissions

    The Covenant School is pleased to announce that Betsy Carter has been named Director of Admissions and Financial Aid. Betsy, who will begin her new role on June 11, brings nineteen years of teaching experience, the last eight of which have been spent serving as a kindergarten teacher at Covenant's Lower School.
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  • 2018 College Acceptances Announced

    The Covenant School is pleased to announce a 100% college acceptance rate for the Class of 2018.
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The Covenant School

Birdwood Campus | Lower School | Pre-K–Grade 6 |
1000 Birdwood Road Charlottesville, VA 22903 | 434.220.7309

Hickory Campus | Middle and Upper School | Grades 7–12 | 175 Hickory Street Charlottesville, VA 22902 | 434.220.7329
Located in Charlottesville, VA, The Covenant School is a non-denominational, private, Christian day school for Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12. Students benefit from a challenging academic program, visual and performing arts, competitive athletics, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.