St. Anne's-Belfield School

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St. Anne's-Belfield School (also called St. Anne's or STAB) is a co-educational, private boarding and day school for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade.

The school is located on 49-acres[1] in Charlottesville

Autumn Graves will succeed David Lourie as head of school in July 2020. [2]


The origins of the school date back to the founding of the Albemarle Female Institute in the 1850's [3] at the intersection of 10th and Jefferson Streets. By 1910[4], the school was failing and was purchased by a man named Henry Lee, who renamed it St-Anne's School[3]. In 1939, St. Anne's was moved to a property on Ivy Road that had formerly been owned by journalist Elizabeth Wetmore. By 1975, the school merged with the neighboring Belfield School[3].

Capital campaign

A recent capital campaign raised $44,000,407.21[3]. The money will be used to build an endowment, build a new arts center as well as a renovation of the old Belfield campus[3].


  1. St. Anne's-Belfield School:About STAB
  2. Web. St. Anne’s-Belfield picks next head of school, Staff Reports, Daily Progress, Lee Enterprises, October 29, 2019, retrieved October 30, 2019. Print. October 29, 2019 page A3.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Web. [1], Kyle Daly, C-VILLE Weekly, Portico Publications, November 23, 2010, retrieved November 23, 2010. Print. November 23, 2010 .
  4. Print: St. Anne's School to Begin 56th Year, Unspecified, Daily Progress, Lee Enterprises 13 Sept 1966, Page 8.

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