St. Andrew's College school community numbers over 1,450 students, teachers and support staff, drawn from Ireland and 40 other countries. There is a distinctly international atmosphere in the school and, since 1984, we have been accredited by both the Council of International Schools and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
Our broad range of pupil backgrounds encourages tolerance, understanding and an appreciation of others. We place great store by the concepts of service and the importance of community. Our aim is to develop the talents of all pupils by involving them in a wide-ranging educational experience. We are committed to excellence in academic, cultural and sporting pursuits, and to active partnerships between staff and pupils, school and home. Above all, boys and girls are recognised and valued as individuals. They are challenged through a wide range of activities and opportunities, and are encouraged to display initiative and to develop independence.
St Andrew’s has an interesting history. The school was founded in 1894 by members of the Presbyterian community in Dublin. Its full title, St Andrew’s College Dublin, reflects the desire of the founders to create a school which would serve and be respected by all the people of the city.
One of the best schools ever! Loved every second, the teachers where lovely and encouraging. I was in the school for primary and secondary, made so many friends for life, teachers that helped me through the years. Definitely recommend!
Teachers genuinely care about us and our well being, as well as making daily life in school fun. When I was out for about 3 weeks with a concussion I was contacted by teachers to make sure I was ok. Even during lockdown we were all cared for in the best way teachers could do. Amazing school.