St. Bernard School

1593 Norwich New London Tpke
Uncasville, CT 06382-0638
Tel: (860)848-1271
Grades: 6-12 | 377 students
Saint Bernard School, a Catholic co-educational school, co-sponsored by the Diocese of Norwich and the Xaverian Brothers, admits students of all faiths from grades 6-12.
The Saint Bernard School community commits to a challenging college-preparatory education, enriched by values attentive to the teachings of Jesus Christ.
We provide a safe and supportive atmosphere which fosters academic achievement and generates growth in maturity, behavior, character, and service to others.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Xaverian Brothers School Sponsorship
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Year Founded 1956

Student Body

Total Students 377 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade St. Bernard School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 19 students
Number of AP Courses 10 courses
Advanced Courses Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, European History, French, Psychology, Spanish, Studio Art: 2-D Portfolio, Studio Art: Drawing Portfolio, United States History,
Average SAT score 1700
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / Apr. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $10,900
Tuition Notes 10900 for High School 5450 for Middle School
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,500
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Catherine Brown
Admissions Associate Sue Griffin


Total Sports Offered 16 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Fencing, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
GolfIce Hockey,
TennisTrack and Field,
Winter TrackWrestling,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 23 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Arts Workshop, Chess Club, Chinese Club, Drama Club, Drama Club, Enviromental Club, Mock Trial Club, Multi Cultural Club, National Art Honor Society, National Honors Society, Newspaper Club, Peer Ministry, Peer Tutoring, Ping Pong Club, Praise Choir/Praise Band, Ski Club, Speech Club, Student Ambassador Club, Student Council, Travel Club, Tri M Music Honor Society, Volleyball Club, Yearbook Arts Workshop, Chess Club, Chinese Club, Drama Club, Drama Club, Newspaper Club, Peer Ministry, Peer Tutoring, Ping Pong Club, Ski Club, Speech Club, Travel Club, Yearbook, Enviromental Club,
Mock Trial Club,
Multi Cultural Club,
National Art Honor Society,
National Honors Society,
Praise Choir/Praise Band,
Student Ambassador Club,
Student Council,
Tri M Music Honor Society,
Volleyball Club,

School Notes:

Saint Bernard families come from all types of socio-economic levels, ethnic backgrounds, and locations within Southeastern Connecticut.  Approximately 5% of the student population consists of international students.  Scholarship, Spirit, Community - these are the defining hallmarks of a Saint Bernard education.  Committed to the education of the whole person, Saint Bernard students leave prepared for the challenges of college and to become leaders in their local and global community.  
  • Class of 2012 College/University Attendance Rate:  97.3%
  • Total Scholarships Granted to Class of 2012:  $5,057,200
  • SAT's:  100% senior student participation
  • Total AP Exams Taken:  102;  AP Pass Rate:  82%; AP Awards: 14
  • 2012 National Merit Scholarships:  4 Semifinalists; 3 Commended

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Waterford Country School (4.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Academy Of Saint Therese (2.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Wildwood Christian School (3.2 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gales Ferry
    Academy Of Saint Therese
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 18 students
    2.9 miles
    18 Hurlbutt Road
    Gales Ferry, CT 06335
  • Norwich
    Grades: PK-8 | 89 students
    3.2 miles
    35 Wawecus Hill Rd
    Norwich, CT 06360
  • Norwich
    Grades: K | 25 students
    4.2 miles
    87 Broadway
    Norwich, CT 06360
  • Norwich
    Grades: PK-6 | 41 students
    4.2 miles
    218 Dudley St
    Norwich, CT 06360
  • Norwich
    St. Joseph School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-9 | 118 students
    4.5 miles
    120 Cliff St
    Norwich, CT 06360

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