Saint Stanislaus College-Preparatory

304 S. Beach Blvd.
Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
Tel: 228-467-9057
  • 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 
2017 School Data
Saint StanislausBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered7-129-12
School TypeAll-boysCo-ed
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationCatholicNon-denominational
Year Founded18541909
Campus Size30 acres106 acres

Student Body

Enrollment386 students300 students
% Students of Color
15%
20%
% International Students
5%
20%
% Students Boarding
18%
67%
Average SAT Scoren/a* National Avg. »View
Average ACT score24*National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform khaki pants and uniform collared shirt)
Casual
Average Class Size23 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:121:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered917
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
75%
70%
Summer Program OfferedYesYes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$27,540
(All-inclusive)
$53,350
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$7,670$28,500
Tuition international students$49,150$47,500
% Students on Financial Aid
50%
37%
Merit Scholarships OfferedNoNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYesNo
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
60%
55%
Director of AdmissionsMichael Broderick

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered1114
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations1923
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Cheerleaders, Drama Club, 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, Youth Legislature

Arts and Music Programs:
Band

School Notes

  • Over just the last two years, approximately 87% of Saint Stanislaus seniors have earned $17M in college scholarships for just 115 seniors. This past year, our seniors (Class of 2016) were accepted into 77 colleges and universities. The ACT composite for the Class of 2016 was 24.3; the top 10% of the class scored 32.5, the top 25% scored 30.5, and the top 50% scored 27.6. Ten seniors of the class of 2016 scored a 30 or higher on the ACT, including a perfect score of 36, by a student who was also a National Merit Finalist.
  • Since 2009, St. Stanislaus has had 10 students recognized as national merit finalists.
  • Students from 52 countries have attended St. Stanislaus since 1854.
  • LD types supported: Dyslexia/Dysgraphia
  • School accreditations: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), National Catholic Education Association,Mississippi Department of Education
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Felix Blanchard '42 - 1945 Heisman Trophy Recipient
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