Amerigo Twin Cities Cretin-Derham Hall

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.

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Definition of Terms
 | 2019 School Data
Amerigo Twin CitiesBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered9-127-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
Religious AffiliationCatholicNon-denominational
Year Founded18711909
Campus Size22 acres104 acres

Student Body

Enrollment1030 students320 students
% International Students
1%
20%
% Students Boarding
1%
70%
Average SAT Scoren/a* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeFormalCasual
Average Class Size21 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:121:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered4618
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
70%
69%
Summer Program OfferedNoYes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$66,950
(Includes tuition and student fees)
$57,300
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a$31,250
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
SSAT RequiredYesYes
Director of AdmissionsRaj Patel

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered1716
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations3423
ExtracurricularsClub 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

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
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