Academic Excellence

75 years of rigorous, classical education

St. Anselm's at a Glance

Founded 1942 by the Benedictine monks of St. Anselm's Abbey
Affiliation Roman Catholic; Benedictine
Campus Size 40 acres
Grades Forms A-VI (Grades 6-12)
Student Population Academically motivated young men
Total Students (2020-2021) 250
Faculty 44 (full- and part-time)
Non-teaching Staff 17
Faculty with Advanced Degrees 74%
Faculty and Staff of Religious Order 5
Student/Teacher Ratio 6:1
Students of Color 37%
School Hours 7:55 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. (after-care provided until 6:00 p.m. daily)
Advanced Placement Courses Offered 26
Average SAT Scores

1400 (average of Class of 2020)


Graduates Accepted to Accredited 4-year Colleges and Universities 100%
Sports Teams 22
League Affiliation Potomac Valley Athletic Conference
League Championships (Since 1996) 71
Buildings 3
Academic Building Renovated in 2008; includes updated science and computer labs, art studio, lecture hall and library
Athletic Complex & Devine Performing Arts Center $9 million facility completed in 2003
Monastery Home to the 12 Benedictine monks of St. Anselm’s Abbey
Tuition (2020-2021) $29,800-$30,800
Students Receiving Financial Aid 40% of students
Total Financial Aid Awarded $1.4 million +

St. Anselm’s Abbey School is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The school is a member of the National Catholic Education Association, The Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington, the Association of Independent Maryland Schools and the National Association of Independent Schools.