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
Mr. Anderson's chemistry class gets to perform cool experiments!
Mr. Anderson's chemistry class gets to perform cool experiments!
Morning and afternoon fishing is one of our students' favorite activities. Our 1,000 foot pier connects our front yard to the Gulf of Mexico.
The Remote Control club practices with RC cars and planes after school. There are many other clubs such as Robotics, Drama, Debate, SCUBA, Outdoors, Youth Legislature, Quiz Bowl, Band and more!
The College Cafe' is a favorite hangout spot for students at all times of the day and night.
Some students enjoy after school skiing, wakeboarding and tubing  just minutes from campus. We provide the boats, drivers and equipment.
Cruising around town is a blast in Bay St. Louis (voted one of the Coolest Small Towns in America by Budget Travel 2013). Plus, we're located just one hour from the cultural offerings of New Orleans where weekend field trips often take place.
The St. Stanislaus 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.
Evening study halls keep students on track with homework and studying. On a daily basis, our dorm staff makes sure that students are putting forth an honest effort in their school work.
Baseball is just one of the 11 sports offered at St. Stanislaus. In the last four years, our teams have won a State Championships in football, baseball, soccer (2014 & 2015), basketball, cross country (2012 &2014), golf, and sailing.
School-wide liturgies in neighboring Our Lady of the Gulf parish help students to become 'formed' in and 'informed' about the Catholic faith. In an effort to help students put their faith into action, the school maintains a service program, which requires each student to join in service activities.
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.

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Definition of Terms 
2015 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 No No
Religious Affiliation Catholic Non-denominational
Year Founded 1854 1910
Campus Size 30 acres 120 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 356 students 300 students
% Students of Color
% International Students
% Students Boarding
Average SAT Score n/a * 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)
Average Class Size 20 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:12 1:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 6 16
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes


Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$6,490 $28,400
Tuition international students $32,900 $46,500
% Students on Financial Aid
Merit Scholarships Offered No No


Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application No No
SSAT Required No Yes
Director of AdmissionsRichard Gleber
Matt Neeb

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses


# Interscholastic Sports Offered 10 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Sailing, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field


Total Extracurricular Organizations 20 24
ExtracurricularsBand, Cheerleading, Drama, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Hand Radio Club, International Club, Junior Assembly, Key Club, Magic Club, Math Club/Math Counts, Mu Alpha Theta, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, RC Club, Robotics, SCUBA, Student Council, Student Ministry, Yearbook, Youth Legislature

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

Nearby Schools:

The nearest boarding school is Indian Springs School (261.1 miles away)
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  • Grades: 8-12, PG | 299 students 261.1 mi190 Woodward Drive
    Indian SpringsAL 35124
    261.18-12, PG299
  • school name 11
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    Grades: 6-4

    8-5 (day)
     | 666 students
    307.3 mischool address
    CullmanAL 35055

    8-5 (day)
  • Grades: 7-12 | 215 students 308.2 mi1600 St. Bernard Drive, S.E.
    CullmanAL 35055
  • Grades: 11-12 | 100 students 338.7 miUniversity of West Georgia
    CarrolltonGA 30118
  • Grades: 9-12, PG

    Pre-K-12, PG (day)
     | 789 students
    366.7 mi1014 Cave Spring Road, SW
    RomeGA 30161
    366.79-12, PG

    Pre-K-12, PG (day)
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