Shattuck-St. Mary's School

1000 Shumway Ave. PO Box 218,
Faribault, MN 55021
Tel: 507-333-1618
Gr: (Boarding) 6-12, PG | 443 students
"Shattuck-St. Mary’s is a coeducational boarding and day school in Faribault, Minnesota, for students in grades 6-12.
Our Centers of Excellence include BioScience, figure skating, ice hockey, soccer,and the arts.
Combined with our rigorous college preparatory program, students have what we call "the & Experience" and it is at the heart of what makes Shattuck-St. Mary’s so unique..."

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2013 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 1907
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%
Average SAT Score n/a * National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile) 1800 - 1900 -
Average ACT score 28 *National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad Year Yes No

Acadmics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Casual Casual
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% 65%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes


Endowment Size $25 million $14 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$42,175 $47,200
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$28,100 $26,300
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% 57%
Director of Admissions Jesse W. Fortney  
Associate Director of Admissions Charlotte M. Smith  

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

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 13 13
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Figure Skating, Golf, Ice Hockey, Indoor Soccer, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, 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:

  • Shattuck-St. Mary’s is a coeducational boarding and day school in Faribault, Minnesota, for students in grades 6-12. We offer the chance to pair the solid foundation of challenging, motivating academics with focused opportunities in athletics and the arts. T Located just 45 minutes south of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul our 250-acre historic campus serves approximately 435 students from 39 states and 17 countries. Founded in 1858, Shattuck-St. Mary’s is one of the oldest college preparatory schools in the Midwest. With an average class size of 12, advanced coursework including 14 university credit classes, excellent college preparatory arts programs in theatre, dance, vocal, and instrumental music, we are committed to education at the highest level. The school's curriculum emphasizes maximizing effective student/teacher/parent communications and student-centered learning. Our centers of excellence include a nationally known Hockey Program, a Soccer Academy, a Figure Skating Program, a BioScience Program, an Honors Program, Theatre Arts, Dance, Vocal, and Instrumental Music programs, Pre-Conservatory Strings Program and a Center for Academic Achievement that provides resources for students with mild diagnosed moderate language-based learning disabilities and/or ADHD with average to above average cognitive abilities.
  • 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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