Mount Alvernia High School, an independent Catholic school for young women in grades 7 through 12, prepares its students to be leaders.
Since 1927, Mount Alvernia has enlightened and shaped courageous, compassionate, and accomplished women.
Steeped in the Franciscan tradition of service, students are given a strong foundation of rigorous academics, opportunities to share their gifts and talents in school and beyond, and a strong moral compass to navigate a changing world.
Every day, your daughter will explore her interests through a robust curriculum, a variety of athletics, and a wide range of co-curricular activities.
She will be challenged to live by their seven "C`s" values: courage, confidence, character, competence, compassion, commitment, and community.
She will be nurtured in a tight-knit atmosphere and develop friendships that last a lifetime.
Her curiosity will blossom into a desire for lifelong learning.
The Mount Alvernia experience will prepare her for college and life -empowering and inspiring her to become who she was created to be.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 160 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $20,500
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 10 / Aug. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
ADD/ADHD Support

Student Body

Total Students
160 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade
Mt. Alvernia High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses
7 courses
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 10 / Aug. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Admissions Director
Kimberly A. Kossuth



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
19 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Admissions Ambassador Club, BIPOC Student Association, Business & Finance Club, Chess Club, Classics Club, Cooking & Baking Club, Cultural Enrichment Club, Environmental Club, MAHS All Stars, Math Team, Prom Committee, Science Club, Social Media Club, Speech Team, Student Council, Writing Club, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Choir

School Notes

  • Our Mission is to provide for the spiritual, intellectual, and technological needs of the students, instill in the students an awareness of their relationship with the Creator, the world, and its inhabitants, offer a strong core curriculum based on traditional disciplines which fosters an interdisciplinary approach to learning, encourage courageous, compassionate, articulate women who believe that life has a purpose, who are able to discern the "good," and who will be an effective force for it in the world.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Mt. Alvernia High School cost?

Mt. Alvernia High School's tuition is approximately $20,500 for private students.

What sports does Mt. Alvernia High School offer?

Mt. Alvernia High School offers 11 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field and Volleyball.

When is the application deadline for Mt. Alvernia High School?

The application deadline for Mt. Alvernia High School is Dec. 10 / Aug. 1 / rolling (applications are due on Dec. 10 / Aug. 1 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

School Reviews

Mount Alvernia High School is a wonderful school, where the students are known and cared for. My daughter is currently an 11th grader and came mid-way through 7th grade after attending an intense BPS exam school. We chose Mount Alvernia High School for the emphasis on morals and the warm caring community. Our daughter has gained confidence and has felt comfortable enough to join in many sports and extracurricular activities that she has never tried before. We highly recommend this school.
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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 160 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $20,500
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 10 / Aug. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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