History

St. Bernard Preparatory School-- Accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, St. Bernard is a co-ed Catholic boarding and day school for grades 9-12. For over a century St. Bernard has been providing a quality education to generations of students.

Overview

Region
Birmingham AL Area
Program Emphasis
5-Day Boarding School
Boarding School
Day School
Small Boarding School
All Grades 7-12
Boarding Grades 7-12
Grade Divisions
Secondary
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Student Body Coed
Dress Code Uniform
School Setting Small Town
Campus Size (Acres) 850
Head of School Father Joel Martin, OSB
Endowment

Admission

E-mail
Web Address http://www.stbernardprep.com/
Director of Admission Dr. Donna Bryant
Admission Application Apply to St. Bernard Preparatory School
Application Required Yes
Application Fee Amount $50.00
Application Deadline(s)
Financial Aid Deadline(s)
Financial Aid Awarded $400,000.00
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid 42
Admission Tests Accepted
SSAT
TOEFL
Day Student Tuition $8,105.00
5-Day Boarding Student Tuition $20,005.00
Boarding Student Tuition $20,005.00
International Student Tuition $24,005.00

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 164
Boys
Girls
% Boys/Girls
Boarding Students 62
Day Students 102
International
Ethiopia
Germany
Indonesia
Korea
Other (Rwanda)
Taiwan
Thailand
United States
Alabama
California
Florida
Georgia
Indiana
Kentucky
Louisiana
Michigan
Nebraska
North Carolina
Ohio
South Carolina
Tennessee
Majority of students come from Southeast
% of Students of Color
% of International Students

Academics

Full Time Faculty 22
Part Time Faculty
% of Faculty with Advanced Degrees
% of Faculty with Doctorate 10
% of Faculty with Masters 90
Student/Faculty ratio 8/1
Average Class Size 15
Special Academic Support Programs  
A Sampling of Courses Offered
Algebra
American History
American Literature
Anatomy
Art
Art History
Biology
Business
Calculus
Ceramics
Chemistry
Chorus
Computer Science
Drama
Economics
Electives
English
English as a Second Language
English Literature
Geography
Geometry
Government/Civics
Grammar
Health
History
Journalism
Latin
Mathematics
Music
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physics
Physiology
Pre-calculus
Psychology
Science
Spanish
Speech
World History
World Literature
A.P. Courses Offered
Calculus AB
Chemistry
English Language

College Placement Office

Average SAT I Scores (Math)
Average SAT I Scores (Verbal)
Average SAT I Scores (Writing)
Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
Recent College Matriculations Auburn University, University of Alabama, Belmont Abbey College, Spring Hill College, Vanderbilt University, University of North Alabama, St. Louis University, Birmingham Southern College, University of the South, Loyola Chicago, Boston College, Samford University, University of Alabama Birmingham, Florida State University
% of Graduates Who Attend College 100

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

Athletics
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field
volleyball
wrestling
Recreational Sports
outdoor club/skills
rock climbing
soccer
tennis
weight lifting
Extra-Curricular Activities
Art Club
Astronomy Club
Chorus
Dance Club
Drama Club
National Honor Society
Newspaper
Recycling Club
School Band
Spanish Club
Student Government
Tour Guides
Yearbook

Notes