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Advent Episcopal School Birmingham, Alabama 1950
Advent Episcopal School
2019 6th Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35203
(205) 252-2535
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Advent At A Glance
Established in 1950.

OUR STUDENTS
Grades: Pre-K - 8th Grade 
Ages: 4 - 13
Number of Students: 315
Boys: 152  Girls: 163
Minority: 17%
Zip Codes Represented: 45
ACADEMICS
Average Class Size (Kindergarten): 15
Average Class Size (Grades 1-8): 19
Student - Teacher Ratio: 11:1

ACCREDITATION
SAIS
SACS

SCHOOL HOURS
Kindergarten: 8:00 - 12:00
1st - 8th Grades: 8:00 - 3:00
Before School Care: 7:15 - 8:00
After School Care: 3:00 - 5:30


OUR FACULTY

Number of Faculty:  33
Average Tenure at Advent: 16 years 
Masters Degrees: 12
Doctorates: 2 

FINANCES
Tuition for 2013-2014
     Pre-Kindergarten:  $5,787
     K-8th Grades:     $9,225
Endowment:  $3,100,000

SCHOOL SPIRIT
Mascot: Panthers
School Colors: Purple / Gold

HIGH SCHOOLS ATTENDED BY ADVENT GRADUATES:

Indian Springs School, The Altamont School, Jefferson County International Baccalaureate, Alabama School of Fine Arts, John Carroll High School, St. Andrew's-Sewanee School, and Oneonta High School.
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Interesting Facts
  • Our graduates score among the highest on the SAT in the nation.
  • First elementary school in Jefferson County to be accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1972). 
  • First independent school in Jefferson County to integrate (1969). 
  • A 95-percent re-enrollment rate among students.
  • The only K-8 school in downtown Birmingham.

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