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

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild to moderate learning disabilities and/or ADHD and average to above average cognitive abilities
Year Founded
1858

Student Body

Total Students
408 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
37%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
Shattuck-St. Mary's School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
12 students
Number of AP Courses
17 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, French Language, Latin: Vergil, Microeconomics, Physics C, Psychology, Spanish Language, Statistics, Studio Art, United States Government and Politics
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(SSM polo and khaki pants)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Domestic Day Tuition: $36,750 Domestic Boarding Tuition: $55,000 International Boarding Tuition: $57,500
Admissions Director
Andrew Garlinski

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Arch Dance Company, EDPA (Empowering Differences Promoting Awareness), Gold Key Club, Mathletes, 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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Profile last updated: 08/18/2021

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The average private school tuition in Minnesota is $6,765 for elementary schools and $11,927 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Minnesota is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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