550 S. Albert St.
Saint Paul, MN 55116
Located in the heart of the Twin Cities, Cretin-Derham Hall offers students avenues to success.
Students have access to a highly praised fine arts program, a successful athletics program, numerous co-curricular activities that encompass a wide range of interests, award-winning curriculum and an incredibly strong STEM program.
Unique interdisciplinary courses enhance learning across subject areas while rigorous academic programs allow students to take higher level courses for university credit.
In addition, the Leadership Academy provides students with the opportunity to learn how to become a leader in their communities and apply these skills through a capstone project.
Located on 22 acres, Cretin-Derham Hall is a picturesque school community where students have access to state-of-the-art technology and equipment in each classroom.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12
  • Students: 940 students
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Amerigo Twin Cities Cretin-Derham Hall ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 309 schools) for:

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2021 School Data
Amerigo Twin Cities Cretin-Derham Hall
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
9-12
9-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1871
1907
Campus Size
22 acres
125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
940 students
300 students
% International Students
1%
20%
% Students Boarding
1%
70%
Average ACT score
25
*National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year
No
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
No
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(School uniforms are required)
Casual
Average Class Size
19 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
46
17
ESL Courses Offered
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
65%
70%
Summer Program Offered
No
Yes

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
n/a
$59,900
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a
$32,900
Merit Scholarships Offered
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Jan. 15
SSAT Required
Yes
Yes
Director of Admissions
Raj Patel

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
34
23
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Bowling Club, Chess, Close-up, Cooking Club, Engineering Club, Friendship Club, Green Team, Investment Club, JROTC, Knowledge Bowl, Link Crew, Mandarin Club, Math Team, Mock Trial, Model United Nations, National Honor Society, Political Affairs Club, PRIDE, Relay for Life, Robotics Team, Science Olympiad, Ski/Snowboarding Club, Speech Team, Student Council, Table Tennis, The Chronicle (Student Newspaper), Trap Shooting, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Choir, Theater

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Intramural Badminton League, Intramural Basketball League, Ultimate Frisbee

College Matriculation

Year:
10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)

School Notes

  • Located in the heart of the Twin Cities, Cretin-Derham Hall offers students avenues to success. Students have access to a highly praised fine arts program, a successful athletics program, numerous co-curricular activities that encompass a wide range of interests, award-winning curriculum and an incredibly strong STEM program. Unique interdisciplinary courses enhance learning across subject areas while rigorous academic programs allow students to take higher level courses for university credit. In addition, the Leadership Academy provides students with the opportunity to learn how to become a leader in their communities and apply these skills through a capstone project.
  • Located on 22 acres, Cretin-Derham Hall is a picturesque school community where students have access to state-of-the-art technology and equipment in each classroom.
  • Amerigo Twin Cities Cretin-Derham Hall accreditations: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Profile last updated: 04/13/2022
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  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12
  • Students: 940 students
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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