Maur Hill - Mount Academy

Maur Hill-Mount Academy (MH-MA) in Atchison, Kansas provides a college preparatory education to students from across the United States and 10-12 countries. As a Catholic boarding and day school, students will experience a challenging and supportive atmosphere with a boarding program that provides a safe, nurturing, and structured environment.
MH-MA has a diverse student body that comes from several states and countries to be challenged, supported, and grow in a faith-filled college prep environment that sees 99% of graduates entering college.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked KS School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 165 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $26,950
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Maur Hill - Mount Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Kansas for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History
School Resources

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1863

Student Body

Total Students
165 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
27%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Maur Hill - Mount Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
55%
Average Class Size
17 students
Number of AP Courses
3 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Calculus, AP Government, AP History, AP Statistics, College Algebra, College Anatomy & Physiology, College English, College Government, College Literature
Average SAT score
1220
Average ACT score
25
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Khaki pants, collared shirts, skirts for girls

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
(7-day boarding - $32500 (International Students - $34,450)Inclusive fee: School tuition/fees, room/board
% on Financial Aid
54%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$7,000
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Dr. Derya Rix
Endowment Size
$3.1 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Pep Club, Video Yearbook

Club or Organization:
Business Club, House Systems, International Club, National Honor Society, Photography, Robotics, Scholars Bowl, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Drama, Forensics

School Notes

  • Preparing students academically, socially, physically and spiritually
  • AP and College Credit courses (average 18 college credits earned)
  • Academic Assistance Program
  • ACT/SAT Prep Courses, on site ACT and SAT testing
  • 99% of graduates continue on to college
  • Safe, structured, and supportive campus, school, and dorms
  • International Students: ESL Program, TOEFL prep (on site testing)
  • Athletic, academic, art, & music programs
  • 30 clubs and sports available
  • Teacher Advisor Program
  • 5 athletic fields, 2 gyms, athletic center/weight room
  • Tuition assistance and payment plans available
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Lufti Firdaus '88 - Minister of Trade - Indonesia
    • Steve Bartulica '88 - Croatian Parliament. Professor at Catholic University of Croatia in Zagreb
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Maur Hill - Mount Academy cost?
Maur Hill - Mount Academy's tuition is approximately $26,950 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Maur Hill - Mount Academy?
The acceptance rate of Maur Hill - Mount Academy is 85%, which is lower than the national average of 93%. Maur Hill - Mount Academy's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Kansas with low acceptance rates.
Who are famous alumni from Maur Hill - Mount Academy?
Maur Hill - Mount Academy famous alumni include: Lufti Firdaus '88 and Steve Bartulica '88.
What sports does Maur Hill - Mount Academy offer?
Maur Hill - Mount Academy offers 14 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting and Wrestling. Maur Hill - Mount Academy is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Kansas for most sports offered.
What is Maur Hill - Mount Academy's ranking?
Maur Hill - Mount Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Kansas for: Lowest average acceptance rates, Most sports offered, Most extracurriculars offered, Oldest founding date and Largest endowments.
When is the application deadline for Maur Hill - Mount Academy?
The application deadline for Maur Hill - Mount Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked KS School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 165 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $26,950
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Kansas is $6,993 for elementary schools and $10,506 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Kansas is 93% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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