Cullman United States of America
St. Bernard Preparatory School

Thank you for considering St. Bernard Preparatory School.


Welcome to St. Bernard Preparatory School, founded by the Benedictine Monks of St. Bernard Abbey in 1891. We are a private, Catholic, co-educational, college preparatory school, built on the 1,500 years of Benedictine tradition that has so positively shaped the world, especially in the areas of scholarship and service. Our purpose: the education of the whole person: Body, Mind and Spirit – thus our Latin motto: Corpus ∙ Mens ∙ Spiritus.

  • Day school tuition $6760 - $10530 USD
  • Grades for day school 7th Grade/Year 8 -
    12th Grade/Year 13
  • Year founded 1891
  • Boarding school tuition $22670 - $30420 USD
  • Grades for boarding school 7th Grade/Year 8 -
    12th Grade/Year 13
  • Curricula Host Country's National
  • Type Co-ed

Admissions Information

Entry Requirements

• Application for admission • Campus visit and personal interview (may be waived because of extreme distance) • Application fee (as given on the application form – non-refundable) • English teacher recommendation • Math or science teacher recommendation • Report cards or grade transcripts for last two years (unofficial is acceptable) • Achievement test scores from two recent years • Proficiency in English language (SLEP or TOEFL score and oral evaluation by admissions office) • International: Official immunizations record (Hepatitis, Polio, Varicella, etc.) If record is not available, immunizations must be completed and official document sent to the school before arrival in the U.S.

  • First application deadline Rolling
  • Second application deadline Rolling


  • Assigns homework Yes
  • Use of technology in the classroom Yes
  • Language of instruction English
  • Native English teachers Yes

School Life

  • Most common nationality US
  • Average class size 15