Maur Hill - Mount Academy (MH-MA)

1000 Green St.
Atchison, KS 66002
Tel: 913-367-5482
  • Maur Hill-Mount Academy (MH-MA) in Atchison, Kansas provides a respected education to students from across the United States and internationally. As a Catholic boarding and day school, students will experience a challenging and supportive atmosphere with a residential program that provides a safe, nurturing, and structured environment.
  • MH-MA has a diverse student body that comes from several states and countries to be challenged, supported, and grow in a faith-filled college prep environment that sees 98% of graduates entering college.

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Definition of Terms 
2017 School Data
Maur Hill - MountBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered9-127-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Religious AffiliationCatholicNon-denominational
Year Founded18631909
Campus Size90 acres120 acres

Student Body

Enrollment220 students300 students
% International Students
30%
20%
% Students Boarding
45%
68%
Average SAT Scoren/a* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(khaki pants, collared shirt, dress shoes)
Casual
Average Class Size15 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:91:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1817
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
55%
70%
Summer Program OfferedYesYes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$24,000$52,850
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a$28,400
Tuition international students$32,600$47,425
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$22,500$38,200
% Students on Financial Aid
54%
36%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant$8,000$22,730
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYesNo
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
72%
55%
Director of AdmissionsMr. Deke Nolan

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1817
Courses College Anatomy & Physiology, AP Calculus BC, AP History, College Algebra, College English, College Government, College Psychology, College Spanish

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered1414
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations1823
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Debate Club, Forensics Club, House System, International Club, Journalism, Math Club, National Honors Society, Pep Band, Pep Club, Photography, Scholars Bowl, Science Club, Spanish Club, Video Yearbook, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Choir, Drama Club

College Matriculation

Year: 201710 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Boston College1
Kansas State University1
Pennsylvania State University1
University of California1
University of Kansas1
University of Michigan1
University of Notre Dame1
University of Pennsylvania1
University of Texas1
Vanderbilt University1
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • Preparing students academically, socially, physically and spiritually
  • 29 hours of college credit
  • ACT/SAT Prep Courses
  • Safe, structured, and supportive campus, school, and dorms
  • Academic, Athletic, art, & music programs
  • 31 clubs and sports available
  • Teacher Advisor Program
  • International Students: ESL Program, TOEFL Prep (on site testing center), Summer ESL
  • 5 athletic fields, 2 gyms, athletic center/weight room
  • Academic Assistance Program
  • 98% of graduates continue on to college
  • Tuition assistance and payment plans available
  • School accreditations: North Central Association (NCA), Catholic Boarding Schools Association (CBSA), National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA), Secondary School Admissions Test Board (SSATB),Small Boarding School Association (SBSA)
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