Admissions

Visit St. Andrew's

We would love to show you St. Andrew's in person! 

We offer a variety of events for parents and students to visit St. Andrew's.  Whether you join us for a small group tour, information session, parent-to-parent event, or open house, we'll introduce you to our educational program, take a tour of the campus, peek into classrooms, answer your questions, and guide you through the admissions process.

Lower School Admissions Events

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  • Weekly Small Group Tours

    September 2019 through January 2020
    Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30am

    Small group tours offer parents an opportunity to see Kindergarten through 5th grade classes in action. We'll cover the Lower School whole-child educational philosophy, Episcopal identity, Social Emotional Learning, curriculum, athletics program, arts, and much more!  Please RSVP: Kapie Breed,   kbreed@sasaustin.org

  • Kindergarten Walkabouts

    Kindergarten Walkabout & Information Session
    Eleanor Hall, 31st Street Campus
    Tuesday, November 12
    Friday, January 10

    Hosted by a current SAS parent, the Walkabout begins with an opportunity to observe teachers and students in action in Eleanor Hall, our 5000 sq. foot Kindergarten building. Parents will have an opportunity to meet Kama Bruce, Lower School Head, as well as our Directors of Curriculum, Social & Emotional Learning Director, and Chaplain.  During your visit, you will learn about our daily schedule, literacy and numeracy teaching, project-based learning, Episcopal identity, technology, foreign language and more. 

    Please RSVP for the Walkabout for one of the following start times:  8:45am; 9:15am; 9:30am. Space is limited to 12 adults per time slot. Please contact Kapie Breed at kbreed@sasaustin.org; or call 512-299-9846 to reserve a space today. We look forward to meeting you!

  • Parent Coffees

    Lower School Prospective Parent Coffee 
    Rollins Library
    Friday, December 6 at 9:30am
    Wednesday, January 15 at 9:30am

    This is an informal Coffee and Conversation with Head of Lower School Kama Bruce and current St. Andrew's parents. After a brief overview from the Head and current parents, there is an open Q&A session.  Please RSVP to Kapie Breed, kbreed@sasaustin.org

  • Chapel Visits

    Chapel Visit Days
    McGill Chapel 
    November 1 and 15
    January 13 and 24

    Chapel Times
    Kinder, 1st, and 2nd grades: 10:10am to 10:35am
    3rd, 4th, and 5th grades:  9:10am to 9:35am

    You are invited to join us and experience one of our daily chapel services and meet our Chaplain, Ashley Brandon. Please RSVP to Kapie Breed, kbreed@sasaustin.org

  • Shadow Visits

    Students applying to kindergarten or first grade will have a special Saturday visit on either January 25 or February 8. Specific days and time for these visits will be shared in early January.

    Students applying to second, third, fourth, or fifth grades are required to do a Shadow Visit, scheduled from November to February 1, the application deadline. This visit is a chance for your child to participate and experience a typical day at St. Andrew's. As a first step, please complete the online application.   
     
    Contact Kapie Breed:  kbreed@sasaustin.org

Middle School Admissions Events

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  • Weekly Small Group Tours

    October 2019 through January 2020
    Mondays at 9:30a.m.
    Please RSVP:  Steven Garcia, sgarcia@sasaustin.org

    Small group tours offer parents an opportunity to see classes in action, learn about our educational philosophy, Episcopal identity, Social Emotional Learning program, curriculum, athletics program, arts, and much more!

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    For all Middle School events, please RSVP: Steven Garcia, sgarcia@sasaustin.org


    Prospective Middle School Family Information Session
    Dell Hall (MS Building)
    Sunday, November 3 at 2pm

    Learn more about the Middle School program from Head of Middle School Alice Nezzer, faculty, and students. This event is open to prospective parents and students.


    Parents Visit Middle School Classes
    Dell Hall (MS Building)
    Tuesday, December 10
    8:30am to 12:15pm

    Parents are invited to join us to visit classes in action! Visitors will be handed a listing of scheduled classes and a map.  Parents can pop in and out of classes, including math, science, arts, foreign language, and more!

    Coffee and Conversation: 6th to 12th Grade Alignment
    MS Reading Room 
    Tuesday, January 14 at 9:15am

    Meet Alice Nezzer, Head of Middle School, and Dr. Todd Stephenson, Head of Upper School, for an informal conversation about the 6th through 12th grade curriculum alignment, followed by a question and answer session.


    Chapel Visit Days
    McGill Chapel
    January 13 and 24

    Chapel Time
    MS Daily Chapel Service 12:50 to 1:20pm

    You are invited to join us and experience one of our daily chapel services and meet our Chaplain, Ashley Brandon. Prior to visiting chapel, please contact Steven Garcia to RSVP.
  • Shadow Visits

    Students applying to sixth, seventh, or eighth grade are required to do a Shadow Visit. This visit is a chance for your child to participate and experience a typical day at St. Andrew's. Visits take place from 8:30 am to 1:15 pm beginning mid-October through February 1.  Applicants will shadow a student in the grade to which they are applying. To schedule a shadow visit, please complete the online application first.

    Contact Steven Garcia: sgarcia@sasaustin.org

Upper School Admissions Events

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  • Admissions Events

    For all Upper School events, please RSVP: Malia Aycock, maycock@sasaustin.org


    Tell Me about the Upper School
    Dell Academic Center Library
    Wednesday, September 25 at noon

    Learn more about the Upper School from current parents, students, and administrators. 


    Information Session for Prospective Families
    Monday, October 28 at 5:30/6:30 pm (Chapel)
    5:30 pm campus tour
    6:30 pm program

    Sunday, January 12 at 2 pm (Library)

    Learn from students and faculty about the unique high school journey at St. Andrew's.


    Parents Visit Upper School Classes

    Wednesday, December 4 from 9:15am to 3:30pm
    Thursday, January 16 from 8:30am to 3:30pm

    Our doors will be open for you to see St. Andrew's in action. Parents will be given a schedule and a map to go back to high school. Come for an hour or stay for the day, depending on your availability.  


    Coffee and Conversation with Upper School Head

    DFAC Lobby
    Thursday, January 23 at 8:30 am

    Prospective parents are invited to meet with Head of Upper School Dr. Todd Stephenson to hear about current St. Andrew's initiatives as well as future plans.  

  • Shadow Visits

    We encourage applicants to visit classes with a current Upper School student to get a good feel of campus life and our community. Shadow visits are offered on Wednesdays and Thursdays beginning in October and include visits to two classes, chapel, and lunch. A member of the admissions team will interview students at the end of their shadow day.  To schedule a Shadow Visit, please follow the link available in the online checklist "Student Shadow Visit" tab.  Please note that parent interviews are scheduled on a separate day, but can also be scheduled through the online checklist.

    Contact Malia Aycock:  maycock@sasaustin.org

  • Tours

    In addition to the variety of admission events offered, parents may schedule a tour with an admissions staff member.  Families visiting from out of town are welcome to contact us directly and we will do our best to accommodate your schedule.

    To schedule a tour contact Malia Aycock, maycock@sasaustin.org


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  • Lower & Middle School

    1112 West 31st St.
    Austin, TX 78705
    Lower (512) 299-9800
    Middle (512) 299-9850
  • Upper School

    5901 Southwest Pkwy.
    Austin, TX 78735
    (512) 299-9700

Located in Austin, Texas, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School is a private co-ed elementary, middle and high school for grades K-12. Students benefit from dedicated faculty, a challenging academic program, fine and performing arts, competitive athletics, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.