St. Bernard School

  • Saint Bernard School, a Catholic co-educational school, co-sponsored by the Diocese of Norwich and the Xaverian Brothers, admits students of all faiths from grades 6-12.
  • The Saint Bernard School community commits to a challenging college-preparatory education, enriched by values attentive to the teachings of Jesus Christ.
  • We provide a safe and supportive atmosphere which fosters academic achievement and generates growth in maturity, behavior, character, and service to others.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other religious school association(s)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Xaverian Brothers School Sponsorship
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Year Founded1956
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students352 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
34%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade St. Bernard School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
95%
Average Class Size19 students
Number of AP Courses15 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesArt History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, European History, Music Theory, Physics, Spanish Language & Culture, Studio Art: 2-D Portfolio, Studio Art: Drawing Portfolio, United States History
Average SAT score1185
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$13,700
Tuition Notes13,700 for High School 8,700 for Middle School
% on Financial Aid
53%
Average Financial Aid Grant$5,200
Admissions DirectorKimberly S. Hodges

Sports

Total Sports Offered17 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Fencing, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DivingFencing,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldWinter Track,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.38 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Arts Workshop, Big B Varsity Letter Club, Chess Club, Color Guard, Dance Team, Debate Team, Film Club, Food Club, Girls Who Code, Interact Club, International Club, International Thespian Society, Knitting Club, Math Club, Millionaires Club, Mock Trial Club, Multi Cultural Club, National Art Honor Society, National Honor Society, Newspaper Club, Peer Ministry, Peer Tutoring, Psychology Club, Robotics Club, Silver Cross Society, Spanish Honor Society, Student Ambassador Club, Student Council, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama Club, Flute Ensemble, Guitar and Ukulele Studio, Piano Studio, Praise Band, Praise Choir/Praise Band, String Ensemble, Tri M Music Honor Society

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Cheerleading

School Notes

Saint Bernard families come from all types of socio-economic levels, ethnic backgrounds, and locations within Southeastern Connecticut.  Approximately 5% of the student population consists of international students.  Scholarship, Spirit, Community - these are the defining hallmarks of a Saint Bernard education.  Committed to the education of the whole person, Saint Bernard students leave prepared for the challenges of college and to become leaders in their local and global community.  
  • Class of 2018 College/University Attendance Rate:  97.3%
  • SAT's:  100% senior student participation
  • Total AP Exams Taken:  102;  AP Pass Rate:  82%; AP Awards: 14
  • 2012 - 2017  National Merit Scholarships:  6 Semifinalists; 7 Commended

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    Grades: 6-12 | 235 students
    6.4 miles
    182 Mohegan Avenue
    New London, CT 06320
    (860)443-5333
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    235
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    Grades: PK-8 | 461 students
    78.8 miles
    948 Newfield Avenue
    Stamford, CT 06905
    (203)322-7383
    78.8 PK-8
    461

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