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St. Benedict at Auburndale School is a private Catholic school in Memphis, Tennessee. It has 968 students in grades 9-12. There have been 74 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

8250 Varnavas Dr
Cordova, TN 38016

Ratings and Reviews
4.0 from 74 reviews
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    • 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
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Sports & Fitness: Go Eagles! SBA has great sports teams
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: I have had some of the most caring and effective teachers at SBA. Most have influenced me in a very positive way. They nurtured my interest in anatomy, photography, history and even chemistry.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: We have several dances each year, show choir, theatre, concert band, jazz band , rock and soul band, concert series, football soccer, baseball, basketball, softball, bowling, cheer, chess club, Beta club, national honor society, key club, bridge builders, photography club, even a Harry Potter club

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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

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


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%


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% Unique
  • 17% Exciting
  • 17% Challenging

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

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

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements regarding parent involvement at this school?     Based on 5 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Most parents at this school put too much pressure on their kids
  • Most parents at this school are very involved in their child's education
  • The PTA/PTO (i.e. parent groups) are very committed and have a positive impact on the school environment
  • Most parents at this school care about the success of all students, not just their own
  • Parental support/attendance is very high for school athletic events
  • Parental support/attendance is very high for non-athletic school events
  • The parents at this school have a very positive impact on the school's environment and culture
  • The parents at this school respect the opinions and judgements of teachers and administrators
  • Most parents at this school are really great parents.

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.