STA at a Glance
We are a:
- College Preparatory,
- Roman Catholic,
- Independent Military,
- All-Male school serving grades 6-12.
Headmaster: Matthew C. Mohs
Founded: 1885 in St. Paul, MN, by Archbishop John Ireland
Moved to Mendota Heights campus in 1965
600 students—Grades 7-12
As of February 2017
Available Fall of 2017: Grade 6
Student/Teacher Ratio: 10:1
Average Class Size: 18
2016 Average ACT Score: 28.0 (compares to 20.8 national & 21.1 state)
Faculty: 83% hold masters degrees or higher
Grade 6 – $17,500
Grades 7-8 – $21,100
Grades 9-12 – $21,850
Financial Assistance: $2.5 million available
Average Grant Per Student: $9,400
Generous Merit-Based Grants also available
Campus Size: 88 acres next to Rogers Lake
Facilities: Upper school, Middle school, Media Center, Grotto, Fine Arts Suite, three gymnasiums, football stadium with artificial turf field, track, baseball field, and practice fields. An independently-owned ice arena is shared by STA and UST teams.
Accreditation & Memberships: Fully accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS); member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS); member of the Minnesota Association of Independent Schools (MAIS); member of the Association of Military Colleges and Schools of the United States (AMCSUS).
Approximately 89% of STA teachers hold a Masters or Ph.D. in their field. Meet our staff.
STA In Comparison
We offer a strong cost-value comparison to other local private schools, with lower tuition and more financial aid available per student.