The Cathedral School was founded in 1901 as a small, tuition-free boys choir school. The boys selected to reside at the school were provided a “musical and grammar education absolutely free.” Their only expenses were uniforms and books.

While much has changed in the intervening century, the commitment of our alumni has not. Alumni dating as far back as the 1930s call and write the school, visit campus, contribute to the Annual Fund, attend the Absalom Jones Benefit, and much, much more. They represent one of the most loyal groups in education, and their lifelong passion for their alma mater is a moving testament to the lasting effects of our unique K-8 program.

Alumni are encouraged to stay in touch with The Cathedral School by emailing us or submitting an alumni contact form.
“I cherish the academic foundation and friends that Cathedral gave me, and I will be forever thankful to the school, the faculty, and the staff.”

- Madeleine Rumely ’99

2017-2018 Alumni Events

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