St Louis Priory School

Tel: (314)434-3690
Grades: 7-12 | 430 students
Saint Louis Priory School is a faith-centered, Catholic, independent day school for boys in grades seven through twelve offering a nationally recognized accelerated curriculum designed to qualify its graduates for admission to distinguished colleges and universities and to prepare them to undertake their continuing studies with success.
The school represents the primary work of the Benedictine monks of Saint Louis Abbey, founded in 1955 by monks of Ampleforth Abbey in York, England.
In addition to one of the strongest college preparatory programs in the area, the school seeks to ground young men in the knowledge and practice of the Roman Catholic faith, supported by the highest percentage of religious teaching faculty of any Catholic high school in Saint Louis.
In addition to providing a comprehensive program of studies in the humanities, sciences and theology, the curriculum requires participation in athletics, fine arts, community service and a senior thesis.
Most students undertake college-level work in their last two years, and many receive college placement and credit through the College Board Advanced Placement (AP) Program offered in over a dozen subject areas.
The school is located on a 150-acre campus in West Saint Louis County.
Nearly 25% of the student body receives financial aid.
Reverend Michael Brunner, O.S.B. is Headmaster.
Tom Mulvihill ’80 is Director of Admission.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other special emphasis association(s)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Year Founded 1955

Student Body

Total Students 430 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade St Louis Priory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 13 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $16,536
Tuition Notes Lunch fee and book charges are not included in tuition cost.
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant $7,800
Admissions Director Tom Mulvihill
Admissions Associate Brother Cassian Koenemann, OSB
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The average private school tuition in Saint Louis, MO is $10,027 for elementary schools and $16,407 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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