About Us - St. Anne's Episcopal School

At A Glance

We believe in the inherent potential of every student - anything is possible. St. Anne’s Episcopal School provides students in Preschool through grade 8 with a dynamic, robust, and developmentally appropriate educational experience that prepares them well for high school and lifelong learning. Small classes in a caring community of creative and engaging teachers allow us to provide an individualized student-centered approach, where children are known, loved, challenged, and inspired for the future.

Founded by visionary educators from St. Andrew's School in 2002, St. Anne’s Episcopal School is a private, independent day school for students in Preschool - Grade 8, comprised of two divisions: 

Elementary School

  • Early Childhood Education:    Preschool (Age 3), Pre-Kindergarten (Age 4), Kindergarten 
  • Grades 1 - 4

Middle School

  • Grades 5 - 8

Enrollment

  • 253

Average Class Size       

  • 15

Student Teacher Ratio   

  • 7:1

Faculty

  • 67 Faculty & Staff
  • 43% of faculty have loyally served St. Anne’s for ten years or more.
  • 41% of faculty hold Masters degrees.

Extended Care

  • 7:00 - 7:30 a.m.
  • 3:15 - 6:00 p.m.

Campus

125 serene acres bordering Silver Lake in Middletown, DE. The central building contains 21 homeroom classrooms, three science and technology labs, two music studios, art studio, gymnasium with stage and locker rooms, dining commons,  a 3,500 sq. ft. Library & Media Center, and lobby with cathedral ceiling.

Diversity

36% of the student population have self-reported as biracial, Asian, African-American, Caribbean-American, Latin, Middle Eastern and/or Native American. Enriched by the racial, cultural, national, religious, ethnic and socio-economic diversity of our school, St. Anne’s prepares students for success as global citizens.

Financial Aid

44% of students received financial aid in grants of all sizes totaling more than $950,000 in 2018-19.

Technology

St. Anne’s is a fully connected campus utilizing iPads in the primary and elementary  grades and Google Classroom with one-to-one laptops in grades 4-8.  STEM concepts including coding and Computer Science are introduced from Preschool through 8th grade. MacBook Airs, SMART Boards, overhead projectors and Apple TV enrich the teaching and learning experience. A multi-purpose technology lab adapts to the demands of our curriculum.

Interscholastic Athletics

Nine (9) different sports teams spread across three seasons.  Students in grades 6-8 may participate based on the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association state guidelines.

Accreditation and Associations:

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
Delaware Association of Independent Schools (DAIS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA)
The Summary of the Middle States Report (2014)

TRANSPORTATION
  • Areas served in Delaware: Camden-Wyoming, Dover, Bear, Glasgow, Smyrna, Middletown (MOT)
  • 2 Buses and 4 Vans
  • Staff of experienced certified bus and van drivers

Where Our Graduates Go