Stronger Together

Desire to Strengthen Catholic Education Stronger Together

With a view toward their history and a desire to strengthen Catholic education, Benedictine College Preparatory and Saint Gertrude High School unified under a single new corporation, The Benedictine Schools of Richmond, in January 2020.

The Benedictine Schools of Richmond operates Saint Gertrude High School essentially as an all-girls school division and Benedictine College Preparatory essentially as an all-boys school division.

The two schools share the Benedictine Abbey campus in Goochland, Virginia, which includes important facilities such as the campus church, auditorium, athletic fields, and a new state-of-the-art gymnasium.

For 90 years, the two schools operated just 400 feet apart in the Museum District of Richmond. In 2013, Benedictine College Preparatory relocated to the 73-acre Benedictine Abbey campus. In 2020, Saint Gertrude High School relocated to the same campus. A new school building for Saint Gertrude opened in August 2023, in time for Saint Gertrude’s Centennial Celebration.

Together, the schools will share a peaceful, modern, and sprawling campus including the campus’s new, world-class athletic facilities.