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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: 306
Boys: 132 (43%)  Girls: 174 (57%)
Zip Codes Represented: 43
ACADEMICS
Average Class Size (Kindergarten): 14
Average Class Size (Grades 1-8): 19
Student - Teacher Ratio: 10:1

ACCREDITATION
SAIS
SACS

SCHOOL HOURS
Pre-Kindergarten: 8:00 - 12:00
Kindergarten - 8th Grades: 8:00 - 3:00
Before School Care: 7:15 - 8:00
After School Care: 3:00 - 6:00


OUR FACULTY

Number of Faculty:  37
Average Tenure at Advent: 16 years 
Masters Degrees: 12

FINANCES
Tuition for 2016-2017
     Pre-Kindergarten:  $6,652
     K-8th Grades:     $10,604
Endowment:  $3,500,000

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, Mountain Brook High School and Homewood 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 independent K-8 school in downtown Birmingham.
  • 2016 Alabama Independent School Association Presidential Award Winner