St. Bernard School

1593 Norwich New London Tpke
Uncasville, CT 06382
Tel: (860)848-1271
  • 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.

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students377 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
37%
State avg.: 21%
Students by GradeSt. Bernard School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
95%
Average Class Size19 students
Number of AP Courses15 courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus, Chemistry, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, European History, French, Psychology, Spanish, Studio Art: 2-D Portfolio, Studio Art: Drawing Portfolio, United States History,
Average SAT score1180
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15 / Apr. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$12,300
Tuition Notes12,300 for High School 7,300 for Middle School
% on Financial Aid
31%
Average Financial Aid Grant$5,200
Acceptance Rate
91%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorKimberly S. Hodges

Sports

Total Sports Offered16 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Fencing, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FencingFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Winter TrackWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.22 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts Workshop, Chess Club, Chinese Club, Drama Club, Enviromental Club, Mock Trial Club, Multi Cultural Club, National Art Honor Society, National Honors Society, Newspaper Club, Peer Ministry, Peer Tutoring, Ping Pong Club, Praise Choir/Praise Band, Ski Club, Speech Club, Student Ambassador Club, Student Council, Travel Club, Tri M Music Honor Society, Volleyball Club

Club or Organization:
Yearbook

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 2012 College/University Attendance Rate:  97.3%
  • Total Scholarships Granted to Class of 2012:  $5,057,200
  • SAT's:  100% senior student participation
  • Total AP Exams Taken:  102;  AP Pass Rate:  82%; AP Awards: 14
  • 2012 National Merit Scholarships:  4 Semifinalists; 3 Commended
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