Saint Louis Priory School – a leader in Benedictine, Catholic education for talented and motivated boys – has 60 faculty (20% monastic, 80% lay), 75% of whom hold a master’s degree and 12% a doctorate. Priory enrolls 400 boys in grades 7 through 12, the normal entry point being grade 7. In addition to a typical secondary school curriculum, Priory boys must study theology (6 years), Latin (3 years), and a modern language (4 years). Most study mathematics through calculus. All compete on athletic teams for at least two trimesters each year. The average ACT score is 30.2. In a typical senior class 20-25% earn National Merit recognition.