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


The origins of the school date back to the founding of the Albemarle Female Institute in the 1850's [2] at the intersection of 10th and Jefferson Streets. By 1910[3], the school was failing and was purchased by a man named Henry Lee, who renamed it St-Anne's School[2]. 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[2].

Capital campaign

A recent capital campaign raised $44,000,407.21[2]. The money will be used to build an endowment, build a new arts center as well as a renovation of the old Belfield campus[2].


  1. St. Anne's-Belfield School:About STAB
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Web. [1], Kyle Daly, C-VILLE Weekly, Portico Publications, November 23, 2010, retrieved November 23, 2010. Print. November 23, 2010 .
  3. Print: St. Anne's School to Begin 56th Year, Unspecified, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises 13 Sept 1966, Page 8.

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