Mount Michael Benedictine High School

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NE School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 238 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,640
  • Acceptance rate: 78%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Mount Michael Benedictine High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Nebraska for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1970
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2012, 2019

Student Body

Total Students
238 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
Mount Michael Benedictine High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size
16 students
Number of AP Courses
10 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP American History, AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Programing, AP English, AP European History, AP French, AP Physics, AP Spanish
Average SAT score
1090
Average ACT score
28
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Aug-Oct: polo and dress shorts/Oct-May:dress pants, dress shirt and tie

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition Freshman $9,640 Sophomore $10,040 Junior $10,105 Senior $10,170 Room & Board (Boarding Students Only) - $6,520 Fees: Registration $ 290 Materials/Activities Fee (All) $360 Graduation Fee (Seniors Only) $150 Room/Locker Depos
% on Financial Aid
52%
Acceptance Rate
78%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Tom Maliszewski

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Academic Decathlon, Band, Choir, Drama, Fall/Winter Intramurals, Harvard Model Congress, Mock Trial, National Honor Society, Robotics, Student Government

Club or Organization:
Slam Poetry, Speech, Youth Group

School Notes

  • Mount Michael Benedictine School is a Catholic, college-preparatory residential & day high school. At Mount Michael the core of the academic program enables students to become inquiring learners, appreciative of their heritage, responsive and committed to the challenges of the future. At Mount Michael the monks, lay faculty, and staff instill the value of moral leadership so that they may live in harmony witheach other, their families, and the community at large. At Mount Michael the search for God is fundamental to understanding the meaning of life; Christian charity is grounded in our relationships with ourselves,our families, and all whom we meet. As gifts of God, individual talents are to be developed fully and shared generously.
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Zach Nelson - CEO of NetSuite, Inc.
    • Mike McCarthy - Chairman and Co-Founder of McCarthy Group, LLC
    • Kevin Kennedy - Screenwriter/Producer- The Assassination of Richard Nixon, The Defenders
    • Most Reverend William Dendinger - Bishop of the Grand Island, NE Diocese
    • Rev. Daniel S. Hendrickson, S.J., Ph.D. - President of Creighton University
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Mount Michael Benedictine High School cost?
Mount Michael Benedictine High School's tuition is approximately $9,640 for private students.
What schools are Mount Michael Benedictine High School often compared to?
Mount Michael Benedictine High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Creighton Preparatory School by visitors of our site.
What is the acceptance rate of Mount Michael Benedictine High School?
The acceptance rate of Mount Michael Benedictine High School is 78%, which is lower than the national average of 93%. Mount Michael Benedictine High School's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Nebraska with low acceptance rates.
Who are famous alumni from Mount Michael Benedictine High School?
Mount Michael Benedictine High School famous alumni include: Zach Nelson, Mike McCarthy, Kevin Kennedy, Most Reverend William Dendinger and Rev. Daniel S. Hendrickson, S.J., Ph.D..
What sports does Mount Michael Benedictine High School offer?
Mount Michael Benedictine High School offers 14 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Weightlifting and Wrestling. Mount Michael Benedictine High School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Nebraska for most sports offered.
What is Mount Michael Benedictine High School's ranking?
Mount Michael Benedictine High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Nebraska for: Highest average ACT score, Lowest average acceptance rates, Most sports offered and Most extracurriculars offered.
When is the application deadline for Mount Michael Benedictine High School?
The application deadline for Mount Michael Benedictine High School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NE School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 238 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,640
  • Acceptance rate: 78%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Douglas County, NE is $6,337 for elementary schools and $11,628 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Douglas County, NE is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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