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 rich, comprehensive 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
  • 50%

    Faculty who hold advanced degrees
  • 3000

    Hours of Annual Community Service

School News:

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  • Student Philanthropist Partners with The Crayon Initiative

    When Avery Paladino ’24 was eight years old, her brother Ethan was diagnosed with an incurable brain cancer known as DIPG. The months that followed were spent in hospitals as Ethan underwent treatment. It was during this time that Avery and her brother began to take comfort together through art.
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  • Arts Chair Muses on 2018 Musical Selection

    In the story of South Pacific, our musical this winter, islands are important. The island where most of the script’s action happens is a busy place: Tonkinese natives, French colonial planters, and American military personnel are all meeting, mixing, clashing and separating. Some lives and loves make it; some don’t.
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  • Covenant Seniors Sign Athletic Commitment Letters

    Two athletes signed their commitment letters to play college athletics: Wynston Archer (Girls Lacrosse - Temple University) and Lizzy Shim (Field Hockey - University of Virginia). Congratulations, Lady Eagles!
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  • Julian Drake '21 Builds Classroom for Fellow Students

    As part of his Eagle Scout project, Covenant ninth grader Julian Drake built an outdoor classroom for all Upper School students to enjoy. Last January, Science Department Chair Gretchen Feury approached Julian about the idea. Julian spent many hours planning the classroom concept, gathering materials, and building the benches. 
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The Covenant School

Located in Charlottesville, VA, The Covenant School is a 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.