Mount Michael Benedictine School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origins to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to the students.
Benedictine values encompass a broad range of concepts that are central to life within a Christian community. It is quite possible to literally perceive dozens of values that can be deemed as Benedictine in nature. This a testimony to the breadth of “The Rule” and communal life established by Saint Benedict.
There are many opportunities for students to get involved at Mount Michael. Some are competitive, some are participatory. In either case it is all part of getting a well rounded educational experience.
Mount Michael Benedictine Abbey & School was founded in 1953 by Immaculate Conception Abbey in Missouri.
Current Day Facts
Owned and operated by Mount Michael Abbey, an order of Benedictine monks, a religious order of the Catholic Church. Young men of all faiths are welcome.
225 students, all male
7:1 student-to-teacher ratio
Average class size Freshmen and Sophomore 14
Junior and Senior 12
Offers day program and five & seven-day dorm living
Campus located on 400 acres overlooking the Elkhorn River Valley.
Rigorous college prep curriculum – 99% of graduates go on to a four-year college or university.
Average ACT over last five years: 28.6
Average SAT over last five years: 1329 (1600 based)
2012 and 2019 National Blue Ribbon School
Over 75% percent of seniors take Advanced Placement classes for which they can receive college credit. 60% take 3 AP classes or more.
67% of Mount Michael graduates receive merit-based scholarships from the college they will be attending.
Our extensive extra-curricular programs include a wide array of sports & activities. Mount Michael athletic/academic teams have won 39 state championships and been runners up 17 times.