Gill St Bernard S School

  • Gill St. Bernard's provides a diverse, balanced environment where individual potential is nurtured, mutual respect is understood, excellence is pursued and students are prepared academically, socially and ethically to thrive and lead with honor and responsibility in an interdependent and changing world.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New Jersey Association of Independent Schools
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1900
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students693 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeGill St Bernard S School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers87 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
55%
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses15 courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP French, AP Human Geography, AP Physics, AP Psychology, AP Spanish, AP US Government, AP US History,
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(khaki pants, collared shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 3 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$28,000
Tuition NotesMonthly installment plan available. Financial Assistance for qualified families.
% on Financial Aid
12%
Average Financial Aid Grant$14,000
Acceptance Rate
58%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorKaren A. Loder
Admissions AssociateJane Boyer, Lower School

Sports

Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Fencing, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and FieldBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FencingGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and Field

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.5-8 Book Discussions, Academic League, Auditioned Choral Groups, Environmental Awareness Club, Garden Club, Literary Magazine, Math Olympiads, Mock Trial, Model UN, Outdoor Club, Photo Club, Robotics, Scientific Forensics, Student Government, Student Newspaper, Tech Team, Yearbook

School Notes

  • STRONG, DEDICATED FACULTY
  • MEANINGFUL ACADEMICS
  • SMALL CLASSES, INDIVIDUAL ATTENTION
  • AWARD WINNING PERFORMING ARTS AND ATHLETICS PROGRAMS
  • WELCOMING COMMUNITY WITH STRONG TIES
  • A STUNNING CAMPUS IN A NATURAL SETTING
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