St. Stanislaus College-Preparatory

304 S. Beach Blvd.,
Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
Tel: 228-467-9057 ext.249
Gr: (Boarding) 7-12 | 356 students
At St. Stanislaus, all boys have the ability to excel with an academic college readiness program tailored to students’ needs and broad scope of interests.
Our college preparatory program integrates our Academic Assistance Program, Advanced Placement, and honors curriculum with a commitment to faith and community service to help young boys become men of character.
Additionally, our beachfront campus is an unrivaled outdoor lab for our marine science program, which takes advantage of our proximity to world-class research institutions and universities to engage students in hands-on learning opportunities.
The residency program, which provides a college-style campus experience with structure that fosters self-discipline.

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Definition of Terms 
2013 School Data
St. Stanislaus Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered 7-12 7-12
School Type All-boys Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Catholic Non-denominational
Year Founded 1854 1907
Campus Size 30 acres 121 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 356 students 300 students
% Students of Color 10% 18%
% International Students 5% 20%
% Students Boarding 26% 67%
Average SAT Score 0 * National Avg. »View
Average ACT score 24 *National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform khaki pants and collared shirt)
Casual
Average Class Size 20 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:12 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 7 15
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 40% 65%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$23,257
(All-inclusive)
$47,335
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$6,090 $26,110
% Students on Financial Aid 20% 35%
Merit Scholarships Offered No No

Admission

Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
SSAT Required No Yes
Acceptance Rate 0% 57%
Director of Admissions John Thibodeaux  
Associate Director of Admissions Richard Gleber  

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

School Notes:

  • School accreditations: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), National Catholic Education Association,Mississippi Department of Education
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Felix "Doc" Blanchard '42 - 1945 Heisman Trophy Winner. His trophy is displayed in the school.

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