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Saint Bede Academy is a catholic high school in the Benedictine tradition which endeavors to prepare students for college and for life by welcoming them into a community of learning permeated by Christian values. For over 125 years, our goal has been to provide students with an education that will not only develop their minds, but also strengthen their character while preparing them for life’s challenges.
We are dedicated to developing well-rounded, well-prepared citizens who leave Saint Bede with a lifelong commitment to learning. Through our tri-level academic program, all students are continually challenged to extend their skills and perform to the peak of their abilities. The program consists of an Honors Level, College Prep Level and an Academic level to best fit the needs of the individual student. Our newly built science center gives students university-level classrooms to learn in and prepares them for life at university.
Our goal is to provide students with an education that will not only develop their minds, but also strengthen their character while preparing them for life’s challenges. An amazing 97% of students participate in extra-curricular activities. Our objective is to get students involved. The more they do, the more they learn. The academic environment at Saint Bede encourages students to excel both in and out of the classroom. With over 25 extra-curricular activities for students to choose from, practically every student joins a club or team and not only learns a new skill but gains lifelong friends and confidence.
100% of our students attend some type of post-secondary schooling. Our ACT scores traditionally rank #1 in the surrounding area and many of our Top Ten students graduate with a GPA above a 4.0. St. Bede graduates are recruited by universities through the United States. Class of 2018 graduates attended 36 different universities and boast an average ACT score of 28.
Our park-like campus sits on 700 acres with fresh, clean air located in Peru, Illinois – 100 miles southwest of Chicago. This beautiful and safe midwestern community is ideally situated to allow students easy access to state parks and shopping.
- St. Mary’s Preparatory is a four year secondary program of pre-college studies in a disciplined environment preparing young men for future study and careers of service. The Prep has a day student and boarding school program. St. Mary’s is accredited by the State of Michigan Board of Education, the Archdiocese of Detroit, and MNSAA/MANS. Almost 100% of our graduates attend college.”If the Orchard Lake Schools did not exist, it would be necessary to establish them.” — Pope John Paul II
- School accreditations: National Catholic Education (NCEA), State of Michigan Deprtment of Education Boarding School Association, MANS/MANSAA
Founded in 1882, St. Timothy’s School is a college preparatory boarding and day school, preparing girls to assume positions of leadership with moral focus and courage, intellectual honesty and acumen, and the confidence to act responsibly and ethically in all areas of their lives.
St. Timothy’s instills a passion for learning and is committed to the formation of character, spiritual growth, social responsibility, and a respect for diversity. Such commitments are the hallmarks of our heritage; they illuminate our motto and guide our lives together.
St. Timothy’s curriculum is based upon the International Baccalaureate (IB) program, which is one of the most rigorous and advanced curricula today for preparing students for the varied challenges they will confront throughout their lives.
St. Timothy’s offers a rich and highly individualized program with superb resources in athletics, arts, clubs, world affairs, and community service, capitalizing on the talents and strengths of each individual student.
St. Timothy’s is affiliated with the Episcopal Church, the fundamental principles of which provide a moral compass for the community. The School welcomes students of all faiths and draws strength from a diversity of beliefs and experiences.
The Mission of Riverside Military Academy is to prepare ethical young men of character for success in college and in life through the provision of a rigorous academic program, leadership opportunities, competitive athletics, extensive co-curricular activities, and the structure and discipline inherent in a military preparatory school environment.
Brandon Hall is a prestigious boarding school in Atlanta, GA that draws students from across the nation and around the world. The campus is a historic nature preserve filled with iconic stone buildings, and the faculty and staff are world-class. Brandon Hall’s mission as a coeducational, global citizenship, embraces diversity, encourages athleticism and artistic expression, and inspires students to find their path and lead the way.
Supporting Structure for the Mission:
To prepare each student for the challenges of higher education and for success as a global citizen, we promote intellectual development, physical health, personal accountability, mutual respect, and commitment to service.
Buxton welcomes inquiries from students who are eager to learn and who desire to be active participants in their education. There are two ways in which to apply to Buxton: You may apply online, or download a PDF version of the application to mail to our admissions office. For more info visit our website, buxtonschool.org.