"We are best known for educating students in mind, body, & spirit."
Students enrolled 1285
Hours 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
School leader Mr. Peter Benedict
Transportation options None
Before school Yes
After school Yes

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3900 Jog Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33434

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(561) 210-2000
(561) 210-2007
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4 stars
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October 02, 2014
teachers child is always prior than your child, this is the rule. believe or not, just take a look 1st and 2nd grade you will see.

- submitted by a parent
August 01, 2014
Maybe the education is good (not great!) BUT the people who are attending this school.....If you want you're child to be surrounded by people who think they are better just because they have more money, this is the place to be. They learn that having money means you got more respect. The frase "do good, don't look back", they still have to learn that. Another person already said this: snotty people. The education and environment is very strict, the child isn't respected as child. They can't be themselves, they are turned in to what the school and the parents with influance (read money) think is good. The rule by fear. They are really very very nice to you when you are concidering this school, after admission....you are on you're own! Find another school!

- submitted by a parent
May 16, 2013
Saint Andrew's School is a warm and nurturing environment where teachers take a personal interest in their students. I have been a parent here for 6 years, and my daughter loves school; she loves her teachers, her friends, the campus, the lunch. :) The programs are enriched, and we particularly enjoy the global perspective of the school. I am happy to have my daughter in a safe school with a vibrant curriculum and dedicated teachers. I am a working Mom, I get help with tuition, and I'm grateful to be part of the SAS family.

- submitted by a parent
April 21, 2013
This school is full of very snotty people who hold people of low socioeconomic status at a very low level of respect. The admissions staff were initially very nice, but once they found out my daughter would need financial aid to attend they were very rude and eventually just stopped helping us.

- submitted by a parent
February 06, 2013
I have attended Saint Andrew's since sixth grade. My journey here can be described as a life-changing experience. This school has provided me with a rigorous program that focuses on mind, body, and spirit. As a college-bound senior, it surprises me that some individuals have complaints about this wonderful school. Teachers are almost always available for extra help and the campus is expansive and scenic. I highly recommend Saint Andrew's to any student who would like to receive a first-rate education while being part of an incredible, diverse student body. GO SCOTS!

- submitted by a community member
February 02, 2013
I rate my personal expierence with the institution as unsatisfactory. As a boarding student, I the program is incredibly overpriced for how underdeveloped it is. The dormitory is quite tarnished, and the daily van runs are quite repetitive. The expierence of living with individuals from arond the world can be quite interesting. specially since everyone brings a different culture to the table. The sad thing is that all of our cultures that makes us unique are all supressed into a linear, black and white thinking. The teachers only percieve black and white, and all students who see colors in between are often segregated by the authorities themselves. education is the same as in a public institution, just with fewer students. This is definetly not a school for liberal arts, and I would strongly suggest any boarding student to think twice before enrolling in such a school. The institution may have a good reputation, but t is nothing like its pedigree.

- submitted by a community member
December 18, 2012
I attenten St. Andrews in it's very earily years graduating in 1966. I have watched this excellent institution grow into the amazing place it is today. This post isto all of those, who many years ago, gave us the building blocks we now stand on. To all the earily students, thank you for your friendship and brotherhood. I was a bording student and enjoyed it very much. To all the current students, enjoy your experience now and I promise you you will cherrish it forever. To the parents, thank you for your commitment to your childs education you will never regret anything. Now to everyone Merry Christmas,Happy New Year,and GO SCOTS!!!

- submitted by a community member
August 15, 2012
I went to St. Andrew's for Upper School and had an amazing experience. If you work hard and want to do well academically, you will thrive. I will be attending my first choice school this fall. If you slack and do not try in your classes, yes you will end up at FSU. Money has a strong influence in the school; however, it did not hinder my academic or athletic success. My parents did not donate a significant amount to the school and I still had a lot of great opportunities and unforgettable experiences.

- submitted by a community member
January 19, 2012
If you want to attend a school on a beautiful campus with beautiful buildings this is the school for you. After that there are inflated egos, a stiff presence and no real discipline. I have never seen students be so disrespectful to teachers and walk around with such a sense of entitlement. They have a student body filled with issues and they have no idea how to handle it because there parents donate a lot of money. I have transferred my child to another school and I honestly can't believe the difference.

- submitted by a parent
May 16, 2011
I attended St. Andrew's for all of high school. Here, I received an excellent education that truly prepared me for college. I am now a senior in college and will be graduating as a member of phi beta kappa with a 4.0 gpa and will be continuing on to medical school. I contribute all of my academic success in college to the solid academic foundation that I received from St. Andrew's. Attending this institution is an honor as well as privilege, and has provided many with great rewards!

- submitted by a community member
February 19, 2011
Our children are thriving at Saint Andrew s, and we are so happy with the education they are receiving. From the rigorous curriculum (including Spanish and Mandarin instruction, challenging math groups, an amazing science lab, and now International Baccalaureate) to the nurturing environment (including two teachers in each classroom, a virtues program, and an honor code), we know that our children are truly growing in mind, body, and spirit. Our children are in the Lower School, and we can only imagine the great things that await them in Middle and Upper School.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 02, 2010
If you want high tuition, beautiful buildings, and your kid to go to Florida Sate as your reach school, this is the place for you. Academically inferior, highly inflated self views. Mind, body and spirit but low education. Want your kid to get attention, donate, donate, donate. OH, more attention paid to lacrosse than math program.

- submitted by a parent
April 06, 2010
attended St. Andrew s for 4 years as a boarder and found the experience to be very fulfilling. Sure the boarding side is underfunded, and there is a little too much of a focus on material possessions, but I found the teachers to be very skilled and the facilities to be top notch. I cannot speak as to the quality of the lower and middle schools, but I would absolutely recommend the upper school to any rising student.

- submitted by a student
September 02, 2009
This school has an inflated opinion of itself. Their illusions of grandeur are astonishing. Saint Andrew's thinks of itself as a high class boarding school. Sure, it has the nice buildings that would be associated with such a school. But an academic institution is not about its buildings alone. There is absolutely no value placed on teaching in this place. The few teachers who are good are too stretched out to really show their skills. Sports are a priority, but there are no intramurals offered to teach students how to play them. In short, Saint Andrew's is a collection of beautiful, state of the art, modern facilities with no one inside who knows what to do with them. I wasted too much time here.

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August 29, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
August 29, 2009
Such a good school, so much better than Pine Crest or any other private school in South Florida. Also.. people writing these reviews need to learn how to spell definitely. kthxbye

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no rating June 09, 2009
I can only say the best things about Saint Andrew's School. Both of my children are in Lower School and have ONLY had positive experiences. The campus is one of the largest and most beautiful in the USA. The teachers and faculty share such a sense of pride and truly get to know your child as an individual each year. I have read the other comments about how the wealth of a lot of the families here at Saint Andrew's comes across in a negative way. That is completely untrue. I believe that no matter what school your in, everything stems from parent involvement in order to make your child's experience a great one. I would like to thank all of the families who have endowed Saint Andrew's and made it the wonderful school it is today!!

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April 15, 2009
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- submitted by a student
December 05, 2008
I have been a student at Saint Andrews for 8 years. Saint Andrews is a good school but teaches kids to only value money. Also, it is extremely difficult to be placed in honors and AP classes in the high school. Last year I had all A-'s and B+'s so I was only able to be placed in 2 honors courses this year. Saint Andrews is hurting their students chances of getting into good colleges. I cannot wait to go to a different school next year.

- submitted by a student
November 09, 2008
This school is defenitley the best school in Boca Raton. It offers the highest quality of everything. I would be so greatful if i were able to attend this school.

- submitted by a community member
no rating October 17, 2008
My daughter just started in the JK program and SA has exceeded our expectations already. It's really a unbelievable school with a beautiful campus and most importantly excellent teachers and administration.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 22, 2008
This is the best school in south Florida. My child has gone to the Lower, Middle and is now in the Upper School. It has been an amazingly positive educational experience. The upper school is living up to it's outstanding reputation and my child is thriving.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 13, 2008
too much drama with the kids, you can only fit in if you have the most money, not the best school but good sports

- submitted by a parent
August 07, 2008
I am a High School Student who enjoys every aspect of the school.

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February 25, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
August 24, 2007
I have found the school to go above and beyond in meeting my LS child's academic needs. They try to bring out the best in every child and treat them all individually. The new LS headmaster has been a great addition to an already terrific school. It is expensive, but you get a first class education on a beautiful campus with every special your child could have an interest in.

- submitted by a parent
February 12, 2007
Education is fantastic, however, most of the students are flashy. Still, saint andrew's undoubtedly offers the best academics in the area.

- submitted by a student
April 11, 2006
As a parent of a lower school and middle school student, I fel this school is of the highest quality. The atmosphere is positive and challenging, and geared toward making the children feel successful and part of the comunity. School spirit is high, facilities can't be beat, and activities are varied and well done. Academics are good, and music program is amazing!

- submitted by a parent
April 06, 2006
As the parent of a 2003 graduate I can clearly attest to the academic program at SA. My daughter was treated as an equal, earned, yes earned great scores the hard way, she worked for them. She graduated and is now attending UCF. She was happy and continues to be glad that she went there. As a parent, I am glad that she did not go to the local public school. While she would have done well anywhere, she has gotten the exposure that only a good independent school can give.

- submitted by a parent
April 04, 2006
Academically, this school is top-notch. The teachers are enthusiastic and very accessible for parent conferences. A very big potential problem, however, is that the student body represents roughly the upper .00001% of America in terms of wealth. For a middle-schooler or teenager trying to fit in with peers, it can be very difficult coming from a middle-class or 'only' upper-middle-class household. Not the values I want to teach my child! We are transferring her to a private Catholoic high school next year b/c of it. The wealth is flaunted. Before sending your child here, think very carefully whether the academic program and excellent extracurriculars override the overwhelming sense of'entitlement' that pervades the campus atmosphere.

- submitted by a parent
March 19, 2006
Great campus and well behaved students. College type freedom and everyone keeps an eye out for any trouble. All teachers well qualified. College prep. Sports are very good at this school. top lacrosse team in state. Beautiful pool area and growing basketball team. Large parent involvement. Donations are huge here. No pressure from faulty. Expensive, but good value comapred to other comparable schools in south Florida.

- submitted by a parent
March 12, 2006
Fantastic teachers and curriculum! And sport program (especially lacrosse) is successful, well-organized, and motivating for students. I love this school.

- submitted by a teacher
January 11, 2006
Excellent program, good choices for the middle school kids, well rounded for the K-5 - good size classes 22-24.

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November 01, 2004
Saint Andrew's school has a beautiful campus and offers many easily accessable resources to help students prepare for college. But, unlike other private schools, it doesn't have that strong family-oriented community. Rather, it has a diverse community, often rigorous academic schedule and independent college-like feel.

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Saint Andrew's School, located on a picturesque 80-acre campus five miles from the Atlantic Ocean in South Florida, offers a rigorous, college-preparatory program with honors, Advanced Placement, and the International Baccalaureate coursework. Three full-time college guidance officers are available to provide one-on-one counsel to our students through the competitive college process. Saint Andrew’s is proud to be one of six schools in the United States selected to the Round Square Association.

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St. Andrew's School
3900 Jog Rd, Boca Raton, FL  33434
(561) 210-2000
Last modified St. Andrew's School is a Private school that serves grades PK-12
St. Andrew's School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 44 reviews. Top