1200 Oakdale Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55118
St. Croix is a university preparation school for students in grades 6 to 12 with a reputation for being an excellent value encompassed in a very friendly and safe environment.
While the academic standards are high, St. Croix supports its coed students through a full ESL program and with a full time international adviser to assist with the needs of the international students.
Because the school enrollment is 500 students, the school is large enough to offer a wide variety of both curricular offerings and after school activities and still small enough to allow students a chance to participate in activities of their choice.
St. Croix prepares students for some of the best colleges and universities in the United States.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 6-12
  • Enrollment: 500 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $23,600
  • Acceptance rate: 60%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Croix Academy ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 294 schools) for:


School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2022 School Data
St. Croix Academy
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
School Type
Supports Learning Differences (LD)
Religious Affiliation
Year Founded
Campus Size
30 acres
125 acres

Student Body

500 students
314 students
% Students of Color
% International Students
% Students Boarding
Average SAT Score
* National Avg. »View
Average ACT score
*National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
Classroom Dress Code
Learn to represent yourself well
Average Class Size
20 students
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
ESL Courses Offered
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
Summer Program Offered
Summer Program Details

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
($13,600 boarding, fees. Insurance extra.)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
Summer Program Cost
(English class and activities in the area. Available to groups of students w/ chaperone or to incoming St. Croix students. )
Merit Scholarships Offered

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Jan. 15
Acceptance Rate
Director of Admissions
Ms. Hannah Schmiege

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
Advanced Writing, AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Calculus A, AP Calculus B, AP Chemistry, AP English Literature, AP Music Theory, AP Physics, AP Psychology, AP Statistics, AP U.S. History, College Introduction to Fiction, Introduction to Engineering and Design, Principles of Engineering



Total Extracurricular Organizations
Club or Organization:
International Leadership Team, Math Team, Model United Nations, Musical, National Honor Society, Peer Mentors, Robotics, Speech Team, Student Council, Technology Club, Youth in Goverment

Arts and Music Programs:
Chidren's Theater, Film/Video Committee, Honor Choir, Jazz Band, Pep Band, String Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Clay Target Club

College Matriculation

10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)

School Notes

  • Challenging Academic Program with Excellent Teaching Staff to Assist Students
  • Wide Variety of Extracuricular Activities
  • Special International Mentoring Programs
  • Weekly Activities in nearby downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul
  • Close to the MSP International Airport
  • Beautiful dormitory for secondary students overlooking a lake with media center, entertainment room, dining room and game room. 
  • Excellent choices of food with American and International selections
  • Assistance for high school students as they apply for Universities
  • An Exceptional Value for a Reasonable Investment
  • St. Croix Academy accreditations: State of Minnesota and United States Government
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Jacob '08 - Johns Hopkins Medical School Graduate and Multiple Awards as a Concert Vocalist
    • Thao '10 - Scholarship covering 87% of university costs and 100% of medical costs. Multiple awards in service, Vietnam.
    • Daniel '99 - Valedictorian, Cornell University, Senior Business Executive at Capital One
    • Megan '09 - Chulalongkorn University, Multiple awards in art and photography.
    • Dan '05 - Speaker, Presenter and Analyst at JP Morgan Financial.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Croix Academy cost?

St. Croix Academy's tuition is approximately $23,600 for boarding students.

What is the acceptance rate of St. Croix Academy?

The acceptance rate of St. Croix Academy is 60%, which is higher than the boarding school average of 58%.

Who are famous alumni from St. Croix Academy?

St. Croix Academy famous alumni include: Jacob '08, Thao '10, Daniel '99, Megan '09 and Dan '05.

What sports does St. Croix Academy offer?

St. Croix Academy offers 16 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Marksmanship, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball and Wrestling.

Does St. Croix Academy offer a summer program?

Yes, St. Croix Academy offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.

What is St. Croix Academy's ranking?

St. Croix Academy ranks among the top 20 boarding schools for Least expensive tuition.

When is the application deadline for St. Croix Academy?

The application deadline for St. Croix Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 6-12
  • Enrollment: 500 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $23,600
  • Acceptance rate: 60%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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