Shattuck-St. Mary's School

1000 Shumway Ave. PO Box 218,
Faribault, MN 55021
Tel: 507-333-1618
Gr: (Boarding) 6-12 | 443 students
Shattuck-St. Mary’s School (SSM) welcomes day and boarding students in grades 6 through 12 and post graduates.
Founded in 1858, SSM is one of the oldest college preparatory schools in the Midwest.SSM is located in Faribault, Minnesota 45 minutes south of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.
Our 250-acre (101 hectare) campus serves approximately 450 students from 39 US states, 32 Countries and 2 US territories.
Approximately 75% of our students are boarding.

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2014 School Data
Shattuck-St. Mary's Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered 6-12, PG 8-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support Yes Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD) Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Episcopal Non-denominational
Year Founded 1858 1908
Campus Size 250 acres 124 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 443 students 300 students
% Students of Color 23% 18%
% International Students 26% 20%
% Students Boarding 77% 67%
SAT range (25th-75th percentile) 1800 - 1900 -
Average ACT score 28 *National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad Year Yes No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Polo, Khaki pants/skirt)
Average Class Size 11 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:9 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 18 15
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 70% 66%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes


Endowment Size $25 million $15 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$42,175 $47,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$28,100 $26,110
Tuition international students $44,175 $44,500
% Students on Financial Aid 53% 35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $18,300 $19,000
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes No


Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application Yes No
SSAT Required Yes Yes
Acceptance Rate 36% 58%
Director of Admissions Charlotte Smith  

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 18 15
Advanced Algebra II Advanced Conversation Spanish
Advanced Dance Advanced French Language and Conversation
Advanced PreCalculus Advanced PreConservatory Strings
Advanced Studio Art I Advanced Studio Art II
Advanced Vocal Performance Advanced World Literature
AP Calculus AB AP Calculus BC
AP Chemistry AP Economics
AP Environmental Science AP French
AP Language and Composition AP Latin
AP Literature and Composition AP Modern European History
AP Physics C AP Psychology
AP Spanish AP Statistics
AP Studio Art AP US Government and Politics
AP US History


# Interscholastic Sports Offered 14 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Figure Skating, Golf, Ice Hockey, Indoor Soccer, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball


Total Extracurricular Organizations 16 24
ExtracurricularsArt Club, Crack Squad, Drama, Gold Key Club, Individual Music Instruction, Math Team, Middle School Government, Middle School Mathletes, Proctors, Prom, Robotics, Spectator, Spiritual Life, Upper School Government, Wooden Soldiers, Yearbook

College Matriculation

Year: 2008-2012 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities 17
University of Wisconsin - Madison 13
Boston College 8
University of Illinois - Urbana/Champaign 8
University of Washington 8
University of Rochester (NY) 7
University of St. Thomas (MN) 7
Boston University (MA) 6
Pennsylvania State University 6
University of Minnesota - Duluth 6
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School Notes:

  • LD types supported: Diagnosed Mild Learning Disabilities and ADD/ADHD
  • School accreditations: ISACS, NAIS, TABS

Nearby Schools:

The nearest school is St. Croix Grades 6 to 12 (43.5 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • St. PaulSt. Croix Grades 6 to 12
    1200 Oakdale Ave.
    St. PaulMN55118
    43.5 mi | 500 students | Gr. 6-12
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