Shattuck-St. Mary's School

1000 Shumway Avenue
Faribault, MN 55021
Tel: 507-333-1618
Gr: (Boarding) 6-12, PG | 445 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 and the MSP International Airport.
Our 250-acre (101 hectare) campus serves approximately 450 students from 38US states and 34 Countries and 2 US territories.
Approximately 75% of SSM 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 9-12
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 1909
Campus Size 250 acres 125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 445 students 295 students
% Students of Color 23% 19%
% International Students 28% 20%
% Students Boarding 76% 68%
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)
Casual
Average Class Size 11 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:9 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 18 16
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 70% 67%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $25 million $16 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$43,675 $48,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$29,100 $27,525
Tuition international students $45,675 $45,400
% Students on Financial Aid 46% 35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $24,835 $20,465
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes No

Admission

Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application Yes No
SSAT Required Yes Yes
Acceptance Rate 36% 57%
Director of AdmissionsCharlotte Smith

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 18 16
CoursesAdvanced 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

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 13 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Figure Skating, Golf, Ice Hockey, Indoor Soccer, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

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

School Notes:

  • 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 and the MSP International Airport. Our 250-acre (101 hectare) campus serves approximately 450 students from 38 US states and 34 Countries. Approximately 75% of our students are boarding.

    SSM is unique. SSM students benefit from a challenging college preparatory curriculum that blends tradition with innovation – from our Centers of Excellence to our weCreate Center to our blended learning model.  Our Centers of Excellence at SSM offer talented students the opportunity to pursue their personal passions in the areas of academics, arts and athletics. We currently offer these Centers of Excellence: Bioscience, Engineering, Figure Skating, Golf, Hockey, Soccer, Pre-Conservatory Music, and Vocal Performance.

    SSM students are pursuing their dreams with drive and determination, and we welcome students who have similar aspirations.
  • LD types supported: Diagnosed Mild Learning Disabilities and ADD/ADHD
  • School accreditations: ISACS, NAIS, TABS

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The nearest boarding school is Pillsbury College Prep (15.3 miles away)
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