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 (2022)

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

Top Rankings

St. Croix Academy ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 309 schools) for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2021 School Data
St. Croix Academy
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
6-12
9-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
Supports Learning Differences (LD)
Yes
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1958
1907
Campus Size
30 acres
125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
500 students
300 students
% Students of Color
11%
25%
% International Students
25%
20%
% Students Boarding
30%
70%
Average SAT Score
1310
* National Avg. »View
Average ACT score
25
*National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year
No
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
No
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Learn to represent yourself well)
Casual
Average Class Size
20 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
15
17
ESL Courses Offered
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
70%
70%
Summer Program Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$23,600
($13,600 boarding, fees. Insurance extra.)
$59,900
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a
$32,900
Summer Program Cost
$2,300
(English class and activities in the area. Available to groups of students w/ chaperone or to incoming St. Croix students. )
Merit Scholarships Offered
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Jan. 15
Acceptance Rate
60%
58%
Director of Admissions
Ms. Hannah Schmiege

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
15
17
Courses
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

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
18
23
Extracurriculars
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

Year:
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.
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Quick Stats (2022)

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

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