Maur Hill - Mount Academy

Maur Hill - Mount Academy at a Glance
Type: Religious (Catholic), College Preparatory (Coeducational)
Support for ADHD: Yes
Year Founded: 1863 Teacher - Student Ratio: 1:9
Average Class Size: 17 Students on Financial Aid: 45%

Description: Maur Hill - Mount Academy is a Catholic college preparatory school which aims to educate young men and women after the Benedictine tradition. MH-MA aims to become a leader in providing high-quality Catholic education among college preparatory boarding schools in the country. The school believes in cultivating the love for Jesus Christ among students and to help them grow in faith through living and breathing the Benedictine values on campus everyday.

The school believes that students should also develop a desire to be of service to the community, to strive for the common good and have a deeper respect for other people. The school believes that studens should live with humility, strive for justice, work towards peace, and live in obedience to the Word of God. The school also believes in cultivating a love for learning among students through providing rigorous academic programs rooted in the monastic tradition.

The academic program of MH-MA is designed in order to provide a well-rounded curriculum including standard courses as well as numerous electives. Students are encouraged to pursue electives that appeal to their personal interest. The school's college counseling department works closely with parents in helping students prepare for their upcoming college years as well as find and apply to the college of their choice.

The school has a very active athletic department offering sports for different seasons throughout the year. Students can participate in football, volleyball, soccer, cheerleading, bowling, basketball, track and field, golf, and many more. The school also has over 31 clubs and organizations that students can join to enrich their education.