Saint Anselm’s Abbey School

School Description:

St. Anselm’s Abbey School is a Catholic, Benedictine community that nurtures the spiritual, intellectual, and physical development of young men with demonstrated academic achievement. Rigorous study of the liberal arts and sciences prepares students for the challenges of college and for a life of learning and service.

At A Glance:

In 2017, Saint Anselm’s was ranked #1 among DC-area private schools by the Washington Post. 83% of our students have earned AP Scholar standing. Students take 3 years of Latin, 4 years of a modern language (French, Spanish, or Arabic), many AP STEM courses, and participate in many clubs and sports.

Principal Name:
Mr. John Corrigan, ’83
District of Columbia
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School Level:
Grades 6-12
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Language Classes Offered:
  • Arabic
  • French
  • Greek
  • Latin
  • Spanish
Sports Offered:
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Fencing
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Swimming/Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field
  • Wrestling
Arts Programs Offered:
  • Choir
  • Concert Band
  • Drama/Theatre
  • Orchestra
  • Television/Broadcasting
  • Visual Arts
AP Classes Offered:
  • AP Art History
  • AP Music Theory
  • AP Studio Art: Drawing
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP Comparative Government and Politics
  • AP European History
  • AP Macroeconomics
  • AP Microeconomics
  • AP Psychology
  • AP United States Government and Politics
  • AP United States History
  • AP World History
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Computer Science A
  • AP Statistics
  • AP Biology
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP Physics 1: Algebra-Based
  • AP Physics 2: Algebra-Based
  • AP French Language and Culture
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture
IB Classes Offered:
  • N/A
4501 South Dakota Ave, NE Washington DC, 20017
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