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Welcome to the homepage of St. Anselm's Abbey School, where students are known, respected, and cared for by faculty, staff, and peers; where exploring ideas and loving learning are cool.
Welcome to our website. While you are here, I hope you will explore our rigorous academic offerings, learn more about our outstanding students and faculty, and come away with a sense of the Pax in Sapientia—Peace in Understanding, the school's motto—that we strive to instill in each of our students.
Explore our rigorous, classical Middle School and High School curriculum, including information for each of the courses and teachers.
With year-by-year tips, summer and internship opportunities, and college rep visits, our College Counseling office ensures each graduate enters a 4-year college.
Check out our blog!
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Welcome, alumni! The Office of Alumni Affairs and the St. Anselm's Alumni Association work together to help Abbey and Priory alumni stay connected to their alma mater and to their former classmates. Visit this page regularly for the latest alumni news, updated information about alumni events and to reconnect with classmates via our alumni directory.
On May 22, Seabury Resources will honor the school for their 18 years of volunteer service to the Age in Place program
John Richardson took second in the DC Poetry Out Loud finals.
Success: Our second annual "All In" campaign ended on March 21. Click here to see how your class did, and if you haven't had a chance, you can still make a donation to support scholarships at St. Anselm's through our Annual Fund.
School community invited to remember monk and former faculty member in their prayers.
Call to support others as a community, impelled by the love for Christ above all things.
Participation in the Benedictine liturgy, lectio, and personal prayer to grow mindful of God’s eternal presence and open to the movement of the Spirit.
Committing oneself to a place for a lifetime through prayer and work, cultivating lasting relationships among confreres, faculty, students, and parents.
Conversion of self, by daily commitment to Christ rather than self-centered preoccupations, getting up again after one falls, and letting oneself be transformed to give glory to the Lord.
Listening to one another with mercy, working to understand and anticipate the needs of others, and acting to serve those needs, which may be different than our own.
A daily dedication to begin again in facing responsibilities, stretching beyond one’s comfort level to master complex practices and ideas.
Walking in true knowledge of self in relation to God, others and creation; recognizing limitations without losing hope, and accepting gifts without becoming arrogant.
Revering all of creation in its beauty and proper use, recognizing it as a gift from God, and using what we have for the sake of all people.
Welcoming others as Christ, offering a place in which persons and ideas feel “at home” where each can be transformed by one another on a common journey.
Embracing a shared life in the classroom and in extracurricular activities, through prayer and academic work for the common good of self and each other for today, tomorrow and forever.