Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    968
  • Type
    Private, Religious
  • Religion
    Catholic
  • Reviews
    77 4.0
  • Ranking

St. Benedict at Auburndale School is a private Catholic school in Memphis, Tennessee. It has 968 students in grades 9-12. There have been 77 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

8250 Varnavas Dr
Cordova, TN 38016

Ratings and Reviews
4.0 from 77 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Teachers: The quality of the teachers is excellent. The teachers are genuinely concerned about the well-being and success of each student.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: The school has a variety of clubs including Key Club, Make-A-Wish Club, Club St. Jude, Spanish Club, Student Ambassadors, Art Club, National Honor Society, Benedicteens, Bridge Builders, Bridge Club, Chess Club, Chinese Club, Engineering Club, Forensics Team, French Club, German Club, Global Outreach Club, Honor Council, Medical Club, Mock Trial, Mu Alpha Theta, Rho Kappa, Ping Pong Club, Photography Club, Poetry Club, Robotics Club, Students Against Destructive Decisions, Student Government, Students for Life, Thespian Club, and Word Smith. Each club has a teacher/sponsor. Club meetings are scheduled on Tuesday afternoons, each club meeting at least once a month.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Admissions: The school provides an open house to familiarize potential students and parents with various aspects of the school and the admissions process. There is also an opportunity for "shadow days," whereby a prospective student "shadows" an existing student during a regular school day. The application process was not difficult. Final admission decision based on an interview by the Principal.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Food: I take prescription medicine that dulls my appitite during the day, so it is all good
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Administration & Policies: Policies and rules are well known and easily followed. The students are here because they want to be. Great, safe, and nurturing environment

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2.66 Evangelical Christian School of Memphis 3 mi. 1,035
2.33 First Assembly Christian School 4 mi. 778
3.00 Briarcrest Christian High School 6 mi. 1,398
3.00 Christian Brothers High School 6 mi. 854
3.33 St. George's Independent School 7 mi. 1,207

Around St. Benedict at Auburndale School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Male 44%
Female 55%

Student Diversity

St. Benedict at Auburndale School United States Briarcrest Christian High School Christian Brothers High School Evangelical Christian School of Memphis First Assembly Christian School St. George's Independent School
White 90.0% 51.6% 94.0% 81.0% 87.0% 84.0% 76.0%
African American 4.0% 15.2% 4.0% 11.0% 7.0% 5.0% 16.0%
Asian 2.0% 4.7% 0% 2.0% 2.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Hispanic 1.0% 24.5% 0% 4.0% 0% 7.0% 1.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.6% 0% 0% 1.0% 0% 2.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 25.0%
Grade 10 25.0%
Grade 11 25.0%
Grade 12 25.0%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 100% Yes
  • 0% Not sure.
  • 0% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 5 responses

  • 38% Closeness of the students and faculty
  • 38% They are getting me ready for college.
  • 25% They get students ready for college and life!

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 6 responses

  • 50% The dedication of the teachers sets them apart.
  • 33% Family atmosphere
  • 17% SBA is Catholic/Christian but not preachy

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 50% Truly College Prep environment
  • 17% Challenging
  • 17% Unique
  • 17% Exciting

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 5 responses

  • 33% There's a lot of work.
  • 33% Enjoy the kids in your class and get involved
  • 33% Administration is on top of things
  • 0% Some teachers are much more uptight than others

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 5 responses

  • 60% I love everything about this school.
  • 40% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 0% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.