Saint Stanislaus High School

304 S. Beach Blvd.
Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
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Saint Stanislaus High School Photo #1 - We make the most of our location right on the Bay, developing unique programs, clubs, and activities for our students to enjoy. Our scuba and sailing clubs enjoy time in the water, while our environmental club focuses on care for our oceans, too.
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Saint Stanislaus High School Photo #1 - We make the most of our location right on the Bay, developing unique programs, clubs, and activities for our students to enjoy. Our scuba and sailing clubs enjoy time in the water, while our environmental club focuses on care for our oceans, too.
Saint Stanislaus High School Photo #2 - Saint Stanislaus is the place for budding engineers,architects, developers, biologists, and chemists who will help shape the 21st Century. Our uniquely immersive science curriculum gives our students a world of opportunities to imagine, create, test, and adjust all skills that serve them into college and chosen careers.
Saint Stanislaus High School Photo #3 - The Saint 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.
Saint Stanislaus High School Photo #4 - Saint Stanislaus offers a wide range of extracurricular activities, including sports, music, drama, and clubs, to help students explore their interests and develop new skills. These activities provide students with opportunities to learn, grow, and build lasting relationships.
Saint Stanislaus High School Photo #5 - Bay St. Louis is consistently voted as one of the best places to live (most recently by USA Today as one the Top 10 Best Coastal Small Towns), and for good reason. Our students enjoy all the fun of a seaside destination with the safety of a small town. We're located just one hour from New Orleans.
Saint Stanislaus High School Photo #6 - 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.
Saint Stanislaus High School Photo #7 - Saint Stanislaus is known for its rigorous academic programs and high academic standards. The school offers a challenging curriculum that prepares students for success in college and beyond.
Saint Stanislaus High School Photo #8 - The faculty at Saint Stanislaus is comprised of highly qualified and experienced teachers who are dedicated to helping students succeed. They work closely with students to provide individualized support and guidance.
Saint Stanislaus High School Photo #9 - The Saint Stanislaus community is close-knit and supportive, with a strong commitment to helping students succeed. This can provide a welcoming and nurturing environment for students to grow and thrive.
Saint Stanislaus High School Photo #10 - Afternoon swimming, evening walks on the beach, and night fishing are some of our students' favorite outdoor activities. Our 1,000 foot pier connects our front yard directly to the Gulf of Mexico.
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.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 7-12
  • Enrollment: 342 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $33,450
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $8,980
  • Acceptance rate: 82%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Saint Stanislaus High School ranks among the top 10 schools with 200-400 students (out of 94 schools) for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2023 School Data
Saint Stanislaus High School
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
7-12
8-12
School Type
Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Dyslexia/Dysgraphia/Language-based or Mild Learning Differences
n/a
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1854
1906
Campus Size
42 acres
126 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
342 students
320 students
% Students of Color
15%
25%
% International Students
5%
20%
% Students Boarding
20%
67%
Average ACT score
25
(Out of 36)
*National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year
No
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
No
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Uniform khaki pants and uniform collared shirt
Casual
Average Class Size
17 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
11
17
ESL Courses Offered
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
75%
71%
Summer Program Offered
No
Yes

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$33,450
(All-inclusive)
$64,800
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$8,980
$35,000
Tuition international students
$45,000
$55,985
% Students on Financial Aid
37%
40%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant
$3,000
$24,000
Merit Scholarships Offered
No
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Jan. 15
Acceptance Rate
82%
60%
Director of Admissions
Mr. Jeremy Clark
Associate Director of Admissions
Mr. Brandon Cobb

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
11
17
Courses
Biology, Calculus AB, Computer Science A, Computer Science Principles, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, European History, Pre Calculus, Psychology, U.S. History, US Government and Politics

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
22
24
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Board Games Club, Cheerleaders, Chess Club, Environmental Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Fitness Swimming, International Club, Junior National Honor Society, Key Club, Math Club/Math Counts, National Honor Society, RC Club, Robotics, SCUBA, Student Council, Student Ministry, Varsity Quiz Bowl, Weights and Conditioning Training, Yearbook Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Jazz Band

Recreational Athletic Programs:
eSports

College Matriculation

Year:
10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)

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 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. 13 seniors of the class of  scored a 30 or higher on the ACT.
  • 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/Language-based or Mild Learning Differences
  • Saint Stanislaus High 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
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Saint Stanislaus High School cost?
Saint Stanislaus High School's tuition is approximately $33,450 for boarding students and $8,980 for day students.
What is the acceptance rate of Saint Stanislaus High School?
The acceptance rate of Saint Stanislaus High School is 82%, which is higher than the boarding school average of 60%.
Who are famous alumni from Saint Stanislaus High School?
Saint Stanislaus High School famous alumni include: Felix Blanchard '42.
What sports does Saint Stanislaus High School offer?
Saint Stanislaus High School offers 13 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country Running, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Track and Field.
What is Saint Stanislaus High School's ranking?
Saint Stanislaus High School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools for Least expensive tuition.
When is the application deadline for Saint Stanislaus High School?
The application deadline for Saint Stanislaus High School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 7-12
  • Enrollment: 342 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $33,450
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $8,980
  • Acceptance rate: 82%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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