At St. Andrew’s School, each student is assigned a faculty adviser and this relationship becomes the basis of student support. The adviser helps each new student make the best possible adjustment to school life and returning students form a relationship that often goes beyond graduation. Advisers meet students twice daily and act as mentors by providing academic guidance and motivating advisees to be advocates for themselves. This also involves assisting in goal setting, self-monitoring, and developing strategies to become active learners. If a student is experiencing a problem or if a teacher, coach, or dorm parent has concerns about a student, the adviser is the first line of communication. The adviser is also the direct link from St. Andrew's School to parents.
After completing their first year at St. Andrew’s, students are given the opportunity to request a particular adviser. Advisers also assist with the following: