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
Saint Stanislaus is a Catholic day and boarding school for boys in grades 7-12.
Since 1854, our students have thrived academically and spiritually in a college-preparatory atmosphere that fosters structure and accountability.
The beachfront campus (just an hour from New Orleans) 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.
Our college-preparatory program integrates our ESL Program, Advanced Placement, and honors curriculum with a commitment to faith and community service to help young boys become men of character.

Upcoming Events and News

  • Open House - Wed., January 28, 2015 - get more information!
  • - 12/15/2014 - 17 Rock-A-Chaw football players were named to the All Region 8-4A Team!
  • - 12/15/2014 - This year, the guidance department has rolled out a new initiative to openly discuss topics with our boys that we hoped they would pick up intrinsically. Each Wednesday, for 25 minutes between 1st and 2nd periods, teachers cover a range of topics including: ...more

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Definition of Terms 
2014 School Data
St. Stanislaus Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered 7-12 8-12
School Type All-boys Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Catholic Non-denominational
Year Founded 1854 1909
Campus Size 30 acres 124 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 356 students 298 students
% Students of Color 5% 19%
% International Students 5% 20%
% Students Boarding 26% 68%
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)
Average Class Size 20 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:12 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 7 16
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 40% 67%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes


Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$6,090 $26,800
Tuition international students $30,825 $45,175
% Students on Financial Aid 20% 35%
Merit Scholarships Offered No No


Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application No No
SSAT Required No Yes
Director of Admissions John Thibodeaux  
Associate Director of Admissions Richard Gleber  

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

School Notes:

  • The 56 seniors in the class of 2014 received $3.2 million in academic, leadership and athletic scholarships.
  • The 56 seniors in the class of 2014 received acceptances from 53 different colleges and universities.
  • Last year, St. Stanislaus students completed 6,750 community service hours.
  • Since 2009, St. Stanislaus has had 9 students recognized as national merit finalists.
  • Students from 52 countries have attended St. Stanislaus since 1854.
  • School accreditations: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), National Catholic Education Association,Mississippi Department of Education
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Doc Blanchard - 1945 Heisman Trophy Winner. His trophy is displayed in the school.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest boarding school is French Camp Academy (208.2 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • French CampFrench Camp Academy
    One Fine Place
    French CampMS39745
    208.2 mi | 270 students | Gr. 7-12
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