Founded in 1858, Shattuck-St. Mary’s is an independent coeducational boarding school in Faribault, Minnesota, and serves students in grades 6–12. The school also offers a post-graduate year. SSM provides a unique blend of tradition and innovation to their students.
The school maintains its traditional Episcopalian identity and offers weekly chapel services, classes in religion, and the saying of grace before lunch. Students must also fulfill a community service requirement for graduation.
On the academic front, Shattuck-St. Mary’s offers signature multi-year, experiential programs through their Centers of Excellence in bioscience, engineering, numerous sports (notably ice hockey), or a self-designed major. SSM also has a unique pre-conservatory program for students interested in attending the nation’s top music schools. Students gain entrance into top-tier colleges and universities with the highest enrollments at Penn State, Boston University, University of Washington, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.