Shattuck-St. Mary's School

  • Shattuck-St. Mary's School (SSM) is a co-educational college preparatory boarding and day school for students in grades 6 through 12 and post-graduate students.
  • Founded in 1858, SSM is one of the oldest college preparatory schools in the Midwest.SSM is located in Faribault, Minnesota 45 minutes south of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul and the MSP International Airport. Our 250-acre (101 hectare) campus serves students from across the United States and around the world.
  • In addition to a solid foundation of challenging academics, we offer opportunities for students to discover new passions and talents through our ScholarShift program.
  • Interested in learning more? Visit our website to submit an inquiry and hear from our admissions team!

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School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS)
Religious AffiliationEpiscopal
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild to moderate learning disabilities and/or ADHD and average to above average cognitive abilities
Year Founded1858

Student Body

Total Students449 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
41%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Shattuck-St. Mary's School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Average Class Size12 students
Number of AP Courses16 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, French Language, Government and Politics, Latin: Vergil, Microeconomics, Physics C, Psychology, Spanish Language, Statistics, Studio Art,
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(SSM polo and khaki pants)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$52,750
Tuition NotesDomestic Day Tuition: $35,250 Domestic Boarding Tuition: $52,750 International Boarding Tuition: $55,300
Admissions DirectorAndrew Garlinski

Sports

Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsBasketball, Dance, Drill Team, Figure Skating, Golf, Ice Hockey, Indoor Soccer, Intramural Sports Only, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBasketballDance,
Drill TeamFigure Skating,
GolfIce Hockey,
Indoor SoccerIntramural Sports Only,
LacrosseSoccer,
TennisUltimate Frisbee,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Arch Dance Company, Crack Squad, EDPA (Empowering Differences Promoting Awareness), Gold Key Club, Mock Trial, Players Theatre Troupe, Quiz Bowl, Student Government, The Spectator (student newspaper), Wooden Soldiers, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Chamber Orchestra, Middle & Upper School Choirs, Theater Arts, Visual Arts (painting, drawing, ceramics, photography), weCreate (makerspace with various studios), Wind Ensemble

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