Saint Stanislaus High School

304 S. Beach Blvd.
Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
Saint Stanislaus High School Photo #1 - Mr. Anderson's chemistry class gets to perform cool experiments!
Saint Stanislaus High School Photo #1 - Mr. Anderson's chemistry class gets to perform cool experiments!
Saint Stanislaus High School Photo #2 - Afternoon fishing is one of our students' favorite activities. Our 1,000 foot pier connects our front yard to the Gulf of Mexico.
Saint Stanislaus High School Photo #3 - The Remote Control club practices with RC cars and planes after school. There are many other clubs such as Robotics, Drama, Debate, SCUBA, Outdoors, Youth Legislature, Quiz Bowl, Band and more!
Saint Stanislaus High School Photo #4 - The College Cafe' is a favorite hangout spot for students at all times of the day and night.
Saint Stanislaus High School Photo #5 - Cruising around town is a blast in Bay St. Louis (voted one of the Coolest Small Towns in America by Budget Travel 2013). Plus, we're located just one hour from the cultural offerings of New Orleans where weekend field trips often take place.
Saint Stanislaus High School Photo #6 - The St. 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 #7 - 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 #8
Saint Stanislaus High School Photo #9 - School-wide liturgies in neighboring Our Lady of the Gulf parish help students to become "formed" in and "informed" about the Catholic faith. In an effort to help students put their faith into action, the school maintains a service program, which requires each student to join in service activities.
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
 | 2021 School Data
Saint StanislausBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered7-129-12
School TypeAll-boysCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationCatholicNon-denominational
Year Founded18541907
Campus Size42 acres125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment386 students300 students
% Students of Color
% International Students
% Students Boarding
Average SAT Scoren/a* National Avg. »View
Average ACT score25*National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform khaki pants and uniform collared shirt)
Average Class Size20 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Student : Teacher Ratio11:17:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1018
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
Summer Program OfferedNoYes

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
Tuition international students$49,150$54,500
% Students on Financial Aid
Merit Scholarships OfferedNoNo

Acceptance Rate

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYesNo
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
Director of AdmissionsMr. Jeremy Clark

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses


# Interscholastic Sports Offered1416
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Track and Field


Total Extracurricular Organizations2423
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Board Games Club, Cheerleaders, Drama Club, Environmental Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Fitness Swimming, Ham Radio Club, Hand Radio Club, International Club, Junior National Honor Society, Key Club, Magic 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:

Recreational Athletic Programs:

College Matriculation

Year: 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Link to Matriculation Data

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/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
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