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    Saint Stanislaus College ::: Bay St. Louis, Mississippi ::: Southeast U.S.

    St. Stanislaus College

    • Beachfront campus on the picturesque Gulf of Mexico, 1 hour from New Orleans offering an outdoor lab for the Marine Science Program
    • All Boys, boarding school with religious affiliation - Catholic
    • 370 students; average class size 23 students; student/faculty ratio 12:1
    • The college preparatory program integrates Advanced Placement, Honors curriculum and Academic Assistance Program
    • University placements include Loyola University, Tulane University among others
    • ESL program

    Founded

    1854

    Climate

    Humid, subtropical

    Student Body

    All boys; 370 students (grades 7-12); 5% international

    Average Class Size

    23 students

    Faculty

    30 faculty; 40% with advanced degrees

    Student/Faculty Ratio

    12:1

    College Placement

    99% university placement including Loyola University, Tulane University, University of California - Berkeley, University of Mississippi among others

    Honors & AP

    Advanced Placement: Biology, Calculus, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, US History

    Honors: Algebra, Biology, Chemistry, English, Geometry

    Special Programs

    Marine Biology Department and Lab

    Marking System

    St. Stanislaus utilizes the following grading system: A=92-100; B=84-91; C=76-83; D=68-75; F=0-67.  Each division of the school year is referred to as a quarter.  The first two quarters make up the first semester.  The third and fourth quarters make up the second semester.  Report cards are issued after each of the four quarters.

    Programs of Study

    The minimum graduation requirements for grades 9 through 12 are as follows:

    English - 4 credits
    Religion-  4 credits
      (must pass Religion each year enrolled)
    History/Social Studies - 4 credits
    Science - 4 credits
    Mathematics - 4 credits
      (must pass each year enrolled and successfully complete 2 courses above Algebra 1 level)
    Foreign Language - 2 credits
    Art - 1 credit
    Computer Education - 1 credit
    Health - 0.5 credits
    Physical Education (or Band) - 0.5 credit

    Foreign Languages offered: French, Spanish

    ACT Score: Average ACT score = 25

    Accreditation

    St. Stanislaus College is accredited by AdvancED

    Athletics

    Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross-country, Football, Golf, Powerlifting, Sailing, Soccer, Tennis, Track & Field

    Arts

    Studio Art, Band, Ceramics, Photography, Web Design

    Extracurricular Activities

    Clubs and Activities: Band, Cheerleading, Drama Club, International Club, Key Club, Math & Science Team, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Peer Tutoring, Radio Club, Robotics Club, SCUBA, Speech and Debate, Student Council, Yearbook

    Facilities 

    Academic Building, Athletic Fields, Beach, Chapel, Cafe, Dock/pier, Dormitory, Fitness Center, Gymnasium, Library, Music Building, Swimming Pool, Tennis Courts

    ESL

    Every first year international student attends an ESL class once a day from Monday through Friday