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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  6. Sports
    B+
About St. Benedict at Auburndale Catholic High School...
Address
8250 Varnavas Dr
Cordova, TN 38016
Telephone
(901) 260-2840

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$75
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
HSPT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$12,000
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
12%
Average Financial Aid
$2,476
From St. Benedict at Auburndale Catholic High School

St. Benedict at Auburndale Catholic High School is a Roman Catholic college preparatory school of the Diocese of Memphis. We form a diverse student body in grades 9 - 12 through faith, to achieve academic excellence and experience a rich student life. St. Benedict offers unique programs for all students including those who excel beyond the traditional curriculum and those who have specific learning needs. The school is located on a beautiful 47-acre campus in northeast Shelby County.
As a Catholic high school, our goal first and foremost is eternal: we are in the business of making saints. It is our mission that every person who comes onto our campus is led to a closer relationship with Jesus Christ. While our excellent academics, athletics, arts and technology are wonderful reasons to attend and support St. Benedict at Auburndale, we feel that it is our Catholic identity that gives our school genuine meaning and purpose.

St. Benedict at Auburndale Catholic High School Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1230
30 responses
Average ACT
26
256 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
91%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.22 responses
Poll
91%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.22 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 69 responses
Report
  • Homecoming activities
    22%
  • The Eagle's Nest
    22%
  • Prom, clubs, being able to try new things
    19%
  • Pep rallies
    17%
  • Spirit Week
    9%
  • Homecoming
    4%
  • Pep rallies
    4%

    Students

    Diversity
    B+
    Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
    Students
    652
    67%
    of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.27 responses
    85%
    of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.27 responses
    78%
    of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.27 responses

    Teachers

    Student-Teacher Ratio
    9:1
    National
    17:1
    Poll
    74%
    of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.34 responses
    Poll
    85%
    of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.34 responses
    Poll
    76%
    of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.34 responses

    Clubs & Activities

    Clubs & Activities
    A+
    Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
    Girls Athletic Participation
    High
    Boys Athletic Participation
    High
    89%
    of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.36 responses
    67%
    of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.36 responses
    89%
    of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.36 responses
    Living in the Area
    B-
    Overall Niche Grade
    How are grades calculated?
    1. Cost of Living
      B
    2. Good for Families
      C+
    3. Housing
      C+
    Area Feel
    Suburban
    Median Household Income
    $38,230
    National
    $55,322
    Median Rent
    $862
    National
    $949
    Median Home Value
    $94,200
    National
    $184,700

    St. Benedict at Auburndale Catholic High School Reviews

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    St. Benedict prepared my child by educating the whole student starting with a solid Catholic foundation upon which to draw from in all aspects of her life. The academics are superior and offers a path for any and all opportunities. SBA graduates students every year to the nations top colleges with millions of dollars in scholarships. The Advanced, Traditional and Plus Program tracks mean no matter where your child falls as a student, they excel and become who they are being called in life to be. Loving faculty, strong in faith, student body of ladies and gentlemen ready to tackle the world with grace!
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    What a great four years! I don’t think another school could have taught me better. The teachers are great and really care about their students’ success. I never felt so much support than during my time here. Everyone is involved in something here. Why not? There is so much to choose from. During my time I was apart of the dance team as well as several clubs. Trust me, you’ll love it here.
    What a compassionate and joyful place! Everyone challenges everyone else to excellence in everything. Prayer support makes everyone feel like we belong to one big family. We all feel welcome, and the school strives to teach the truth, embrace charity, and promote freedom.