Mount de Sales Academy

851 Orange Street
Macon, GA 31201-0312
Tel: (478)751-3240
Grades: 6-12 | 658 students
An independent Catholic, coeducational, college preparatory school, we have been located on one of historic Macon's highest hills since our founding by the Sisters of Mercy in 1876.
We continue to be faithful to our mission of educating young men and women of all cultural, economic, and religious backgrounds.
Mount de Sales continues to be the leading school for National Merit Semifinalists in the region.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Institute for Independent Education
Other school association(s)
Mercy Secondary Education Association (MSEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1876
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1992

Student Body

Total Students 658 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Mount de Sales Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
43%
Average Class Size 17 students
Number of AP Courses 13 courses
Advanced Courses Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Computer Science, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, European History, Government & Politics, Psychology, US History, World History
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Lands End Uniform )

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $11,590
% on Financial Aid
21%
Acceptance Rate
86%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Linda Cardwell

Sports

Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Competition Club, Builders Club, Chess Club, Cricket Club, Environmental Club, Academic Bowl, Cavalier Ambassadors, Computer Generated Animation, Cyber Athletes League, Debate, Environmenal Club, Faith Sharing Group, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, History Club, Interact Club, Key Club, International Club, Natl, Garden Club, Guitar Club, Math Club, Mercy Squad, Natl Jr Honor Society, Quiz Bowl, Science Olympics Builders Club, Chess Club, Cricket Club, Garden Club, Guitar Club, Math Club, Mercy Squad, Quiz Bowl, Art Competition Club,
Environmental Club, Academic Bowl, Cavalier Ambassadors, Computer Generated Animation, Cyber Athletes League, Debate, Environmenal Club, Faith Sharing Group, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, History Club, Interact Club, Key Club, International Club, Natl,
Natl Jr Honor Society,
Science Olympics,
Show me:
People Also ViewedPeople Also Viewed Nearby SchoolsNearby Schools
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Macon
    Grades: PK-12 | 314 students
    10 miles
    8460 Hawkinsville Rd
    Macon, GA 31216
    (478)788-6909
    10PK-12
    314
  • Macon
    Grades: PK-12 | 958 students
    6.9 miles
    5671 Calvin Drive
    Macon, GA 31210
    (478)477-6505
    6.9PK-12
    958
  • Macon
    Grades: NS-12 | 935 students
    7.3 miles
    6010 Peake Road
    Macon, GA 31220
    (478)477-8073
    7.3NS-12
    935
  • Macon
    Grades: PK-12 | 628 students
    6.1 miles
    111 Trojan Trl
    Macon, GA 31210
    (478)477-6760
    6.1PK-12
    628
  • Perry
    The Westfield Schools
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-12 | 641 students
    24.9 miles
    Po Box 2300
    Perry, GA 31069
    (478)987-0547
    24.9PK-12
    641

School Reviews

5.0  10/31/2015
The best school in Macon by far. Rigorous academics and an outstanding learning environment. Prepares students not only for college but life as well.
- Posted by

Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Area Statistics
Home Gallery
Recent Articles
November 21, 2016
What is really important in choosing a private school? Ranks? Academics? Financial aid? Sports programs? Arts programs? One of these criteria doesn't matter. The others do.
November 09, 2016
Private School Review has a robust search engine which will make your private school search process much easier to do. Here are some tips on how to use this tool.
November 09, 2016
We take a look at the enormous impact a private foundation can have on education.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average acceptance rate in Macon, GA is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).