1000 Shumway Avenue
Faribault, MN 55021
Shattuck-St. Mary's School (SSM) is a co-educational college preparatory boarding and day school for students in grades 6 through 12 and post-graduate students.
Founded in 1858, SSM is one of the oldest college preparatory schools in the Midwest.SSM is located in Faribault, Minnesota 45 minutes south of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul and the MSP International Airport. Our 250-acre (101 hectare) campus serves students from across the United States and around the world.
In addition to a solid foundation of challenging academics, we offer opportunities for students to discover new passions and talents through our ScholarShift program.
Interested in learning more? Visit our website to submit an inquiry and hear from our admissions team!

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 6-12, PG
  • Students: 408 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $55,000
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $36,750
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Class of 2014
5.00
Boston College
During my junior and senior years, the school introduced "blended learning" to the curriculum, so that Monday, Wednesday, and Friday classes were not required. The students could then use this time to get homework or. . .

Class of 2012
5.00
Wheaton College
I had initially looked into SSM because of the school's ability to combine their strong athletic programs with challenging academics courses. After my first visit to campus, I was in awe of the environment and. . .

Class of 2010
5.00
Mount Holyoke College
The underclassmen 6th-9th graders lived at the middle school (very convenient for class) and we were required to do volunteer work throughout the summer. . .
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Shattuck-St. Mary's School ranks among the top 10 schools with > 400 students (out of 102 schools) for:

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School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2021 School Data
Shattuck-St. Mary's School
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
6-12, PG
9-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
Supports Learning Differences (LD)
Yes
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1858
1907
Campus Size
250 acres
125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
408 students
300 students
% Students of Color
33%
25%
% International Students
23%
20%
% Students Boarding
76%
70%
Offers Post-Grad Year
Yes
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
No
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(SSM polo and khaki pants)
Casual
Average Class Size
12 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
17
17
ESL Courses Offered
Yes
Summer Program Offered
No
Yes

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$55,000
(Domestic (US & Canada) boarding student tuition)
$59,900
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$36,750
(Domestic (US & Canada) day student tuition)
$32,995
Tuition international students
$57,500
$54,500
Merit Scholarships Offered
No
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Jan. 15
SSAT Required
Yes
Yes
Director of Admissions
Andrew Garlinski

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
17
17
Courses
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, French Language, Latin, Microeconomics, Physics C, Psychology, Spanish Language, Statistics, Studio Art, United States Government and Politics

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered
6
16

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
16
23
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Affinity Groups, Arch Dance Company, EDPA (Empowering Differences Promoting Awareness), Gold Key Club, Players Theatre Troupe, Quiz Bowl, Student Government, The Spectator (student newspaper), Wooden Soldiers, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Chamber Orchestra, Middle & Upper School Choirs, Theater Arts, Visual Arts (painting, drawing, ceramics, photography), weCreate (makerspace with various studios), Wind Ensemble

College Matriculation

Year: 2008 - 2012
10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
17
University of Wisconsin - Madison
13
Boston College
8
University of Illinois - Urbana/Champaign
8
University of Washington
8
University of Rochester (NY)
7
University of St. Thomas (MN)
7
Boston University (MA)
6
Pennsylvania State University
6
University of Minnesota - Duluth
6

School Notes

  • For students interested in one of our Centers of Excellence, please explore our website and submit the program-specific inquiry at https://www.s-sm.org/admissions/how-to-apply.
  • LD types supported: Mild to moderate learning disabilities and/or ADHD and average to above average cognitive abilities
  • Shattuck-St. Mary's School accreditations: NAIS, ISACS, NAES
Profile last updated: 08/18/2021
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 6-12, PG
  • Students: 408 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $55,000
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $36,750
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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