Consistent with our mission, Priory is about the formation of the human person – about the school’s ability for more than 60 years to offer our students preparation for an exceptional life.

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Location: Abbey Church & Monastery

Priory at a Glance

Saint Louis Priory School is a Catholic independent day school for boys in grades six through twelve. Ranked #1 in the categories "Best Catholic High School in Missouri" and "Best All-Boys High School in Missouri" by the consumer website niche.com.

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#1

best all-boys high school in Missouri

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150

acres of campus just for you!

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6:1

student-to-teacher ratio

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40%

receive tuition assistance

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100%

participation in athletics

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30

3-Year Average ACT Score 2020-23

Admissions Information

Visit Priory

We invite you to come and visit our school, meet our students and teachers, see our beautiful campus, and get a sense of what it might be like to be a student at Priory. We know that you will feel the Benedictine hospitality present here!

Why Choose Priory?

"What we teach needs to be life-giving. It needs to be preparation for life." Headmaster Father Cuthbert Elliott, O.S.B., '02

Affording Priory

If you think Priory is the right school for your son, we want to make this possible. Priory is committed to working with families to help make attending Priory a reality.

Admissions FAQ

Have questions? We've prepared answers to the most commonly asked questions about applying to Priory and joining our community.

Headmaster's Welcome

Thank you for considering Saint Louis Priory School! Not only do our students learn and grow under the guidance of expert faculty, coaches and spiritual mentors, they foster friendships and become part of a lifelong community. We can't wait to welcome you to Priory.

Experience Priory

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Explore our website, watch our video, flip though our viewbook to learn more about our unique Benedictine approach to education. 

Visit

We invite you to come and visit our school, meet our students and teachers, see our beautiful campus, and get a sense of what it might be like to be a student at Priory.

Apply

We encourage families considering Priory to apply during their son’s 5th or 6th grade year. You are welcome to inquire with the Admissions Office about admission into 8th through 12th grade.