St Bernard Preparatory School

1600 Saint Bernard Ave Se
Cullman, AL 35055-0350
     Tel: (256)739-6682
Grades: 7 - 12 | 149 students
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Accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, St. Bernard is a co-ed Catholic boarding and day school for grades 9-12.
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For over a century St. Bernard has been providing a quality education to generations of students.
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However, the success of the school operated by the Benedictine monks of St. Bernard Abbey is much more than the fine quality of classroom instruction.
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St. Bernard offers students a Catholic Christian education, college preparatory curriculum, 5 or 7-day boarding, supervised study hall, and financial assistance.
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Students receive the values and training that will help them in their life choices.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 7 - 12
Year Founded 1891

Student Body

Total Students 149 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 98%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade St Bernard Preparatory School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 85%
Number of AP Courses 3 courses
Advanced Courses Calculus, Chemistry, Dual Enrollment English  
Average SAT score 1170
Average ACT score 24
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $18,930
Tuition Notes Inclusive of Room and Board and Books and Fees Day Tuition - 7680 including Books and Fees
% on Financial Aid 40%
Admissions Director Dr. Donna Bryant


Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Dance, Football, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Astronomy Club, Bernardian Admissions Team, Campus Ministry, Drama Club, Interact, Jazz Band, Junior Classical League (Latin), Mu Alpha Theta (Math), Music Ensemble, National Honor Society, Recycling Club, Show Choir, Sigma Tau Delta (English), Spanish Club Art Club, Astronomy Club, Drama Club, Interact, Jazz Band, Music Ensemble, Recycling Club, Show Choir, Spanish Club, Bernardian Admissions Team,
Campus Ministry,
Junior Classical League (Latin),
Mu Alpha Theta (Math),
National Honor Society,
Sigma Tau Delta (English),

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cullman Christian School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cullman Christian School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Cullman Christian School (0.9 miles away)
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