Overview

St. Mark’s, founded in 1865, is a college-preparatory boarding and day school, grades 9 through 12. Nestled upon 250 acres in the picturesque suburb of Southborough, Massachusetts, the school is only 25 miles from the abundant cultural and social opportunities in Boston.

The School’s outstanding faculty guides 370 students through a rigorous curriculum and a full program of athletic, artistic and spiritual activities, fostering a close and supportive community. St. Mark’s engages and motivates its talented and diverse student body by emphasizing academic excellence, developing values and character, and serving to the larger community. Class size averages 10 students with a student–faculty ratio of five to one. St. Mark’s offers more than 20 advanced courses, as well as independent study opportunities which range from working on the school's prize-winning electric vehicle to reading Luke’s Gospel in Ancient Greek. Graduates leave St. Mark’s exceptionally prepared to succeed at the highly selective colleges and universities to which they gain acceptance.
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St. Mark's School With Reviews, Requirements 2024 | FindingSchool

A+ Boarding
A+ Matriculation
A+ Academics
A- Extracurricular activities
A+ Community
A+ Reviews
A+ Int. student mgmt

Boarding Grades: 9-12
Co-ed
Suburban
ESL: No
Boarding Tuition: $76,100
Day S. Tuition: $58,080
# of Students: 375
Boarding Rate: 75%
Teacher:Student: 1:4%
International Student: 27%
AP Courses: 0
Endowment: $360,000/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 75%
SAT: 1372/1600
IB: No
#17

US Boarding School

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Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#1 Princeton University 1
#2 Columbia University 1
#2 Harvard College 1
#2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1
#5 Yale University 1
LAC #1 Williams College 1
#6 Stanford University 1
#6 University of Chicago 1
#8 University of Pennsylvania 1
#9 California Institute of Technology 1
#9 Johns Hopkins University 1
#9 Northwestern University 1
LAC #2 Amherst College 1
#13 Dartmouth College 1
#14 Brown University 1
#14 Vanderbilt University 1
#14 Washington University in St. Louis 1
#17 Cornell University 1
#21 Emory University 1
#22 University of California: Berkeley 1
#23 Georgetown University 1
#23 University of Michigan 1
#25 Carnegie Mellon University 1
#25 University of Virginia 1
LAC #5 Wellesley College 1
#27 University of Southern California 1
#28 New York University 1
#28 Tufts University 1
#28 University of Florida 1
#28 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1
#28 Wake Forest University 1
LAC #6 Bowdoin College 1
#36 Boston College 1
#36 University of California: Irvine 1
#40 College of William and Mary 1
Brown University/Rhode Island 1
Molloy University 1
School of Design dual degree 1
#42 Boston University 1
#42 Tulane University 1
LAC #9 Middlebury College 1
#49 Lehigh University 1
#49 Northeastern University 1
#49 Ohio State University: Columbus Campus 1
#49 Purdue University 1
#49 Villanova University 1
#55 Santa Clara University 1
#55 University of Miami 1
LAC #11 Washington and Lee University 1
#59 Syracuse University 1
#63 George Washington University 1
#63 University of Connecticut 1
#63 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 1
LAC #13 Davidson College 1
LAC #13 Grinnell College 1
LAC #13 Hamilton College 1
#68 Fordham University 1
#68 Indiana University Bloomington 1
#68 Southern Methodist University 1
#68 St. Lawrence University 1
#68 University of Massachusetts Amherst 1
#72 Hobart and William Smith Colleges 1
#75 Baylor University 1
#75 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 1
#76 Muhlenberg College 1
LAC #16 Haverford College 1
#83 Elon University 1
#83 Marquette University 1
#85 Lake Forest College 1
LAC #17 Colby College 1
LAC #17 Colgate University 1
LAC #17 Wesleyan University 1
#89 Stonehill College 1
#93 University of Delaware 1
#99 University of Oregon 1
#99 University of Utah 1
#103 Miami University: Oxford 1
#103 University of Illinois at Chicago 1
#104 University of Colorado Boulder 1
LAC #22 University of Richmond 1
#115 Fairfield University 1
Arizona State University 1
#117 University of Vermont 1
LAC #25 Bates College 1
LAC #26 Colorado College 1
LAC #28 Harvey Mudd College 1
LAC #30 Kenyon College 1
LAC #35 College of the Holy Cross 1
LAC #36 Oberlin College 1
LAC #38 Bucknell University 1
LAC #38 Franklin & Marshall College 1
#202 Florida Institute of Technology 1
#202 Springfield College 1
LAC #42 Denison University 1
LAC #45 Union College 1
LAC #46 Trinity College 1
#234 University of Hartford 1
LAC #50 Connecticut College 1
LAC #50 Dickinson College 1
LAC #60 Bard College 1
Babson College 1
Bryant University 1
Canisius College 1
Ecole de Technologie Superieure - Canada 1
Emerson College 1
Endicott College 1
Ithaca College 1
Marist College 1
McGill University 1
Providence College 1
Saint Anselm College 1
Salve Regina University 1
SUNY College at Brockport 1
University of Montreal 1
University of St. Andrews 1
Utica College 1
UW Colleges Fox Valley 1
Wagner College 1
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Sports

(Total 14)
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross Country
Field Hockey
American Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross Country
Field Hockey
American Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Squash
Tennis
Wrestling
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 43)
Academic Peer Tutors
Astronomy Club
Book Club
Business & Entrepreneurship Club
Classics Club
Fair Trade Club
Investment Club
Computer Science Club
Math Club
Model United Nations
Academic Peer Tutors
Astronomy Club
Book Club
Business & Entrepreneurship Club
Classics Club
Fair Trade Club
Investment Club
Computer Science Club
Math Club
Model United Nations
Debate Club
Mock Trial Club
Robotics
Women in STEM
Student for Sustainability (S4S)
The Philosophy Club
SM Finance Club
Royal Blues (female a cappella group)
Chamber Players
Choir
Community Arts Club
Foreign Film Club
Jazz Band
Marksmen (male a cappella group)
Metropolitan Opera Trip
Musical Theatre Club
Photography & Editing Club
Songwriting Club
Cornhole Club
Dance Club
Outdoor Club
Skiing & Snowboarding Club
Volleyball Club
Young Democrat Club
Young Republican Club
Haiti Partnership
Marlborough Boys & Girls Club
Our Father’s Table
R.E
A
C.H.
Special Olympics
St. Mark’s Society
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Arts

(Total 10)
Choir
Jazz
Music
Music Studio
Theater
Ceramics
Filmmaking
Sculpture
Studio Art
Writing
Choir
Jazz
Music
Music Studio
Theater
Ceramics
Filmmaking
Sculpture
Studio Art
Writing
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1865
Campus Size: 210 acres
Boarding Rate: 75%
Religious Affiliation: Episcopal

Application Info

Deadline: 01/15
Interview: On Campus, Zoom
Other Accepted Scores: IELTS 7.5+
School Code:
TOEFL: 9222
SSAT: 6730
ISEE: 570103

TOEFL

SSAT

Brief Reviews

(Total 41)
4.7/ 5

Detailed Reviews

(Total 3)
3.7 / 5 Overall
3.3 / 5 Academics
4.0 / 5 Campus
4.0 / 5 Student Life
4.3 / 5 Athletic&Art
3.3 / 5 Transportation

Q&A

(Total 106)
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Frequently Ask Questions about St. Mark's School

Tell me a bit about St. Mark's School.
St. Mark's School is Co-ed private boarding school located in Massachusetts, US. It was founded 1865 , and currently has about 375 students, 27.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit https://www.stmarksschool.org.
Does St. Mark's School have rigorous academic requirements?
In recent years, 73 of their students score 4 and 5 in AP exams.

St. Mark's School also have 75% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
Where do St. Mark's School students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 25.29% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 25.29% go to top 25, and about 10.34% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
What is the application requirement for St. Mark's School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, St. Mark's School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
What is the latest tuition for St. Mark's School’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for St. Mark's School in 2024 is $69,960 , which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at admission@stmarksschool.org .
Where is St. Mark's School located?
St. Mark's School is located in the State of Massachusetts of USA. The closest major city is Boston, which is about 23 miles away from school. Most families can choose Logan International Airport to travel in and out of school.
How popular is St. Mark's School on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, St. Mark's School is among the most popular schools, within top 24 for all schools on FindingSchool.

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How to start with an application with St. Mark's School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about St. Mark's School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit St. Mark's School’s official site: https://www.stmarksschool.org or call them at 508-786-6118.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to St. Mark's School?
Yes, here are few: Fay School, New England Innovation Academy and Hillside School.

The closest major city is Boston. You can find out more schools near Boston here.
What is the FindingSchool rating for St. Mark's School?
The overall rating for St. Mark's School is A+.

The section ratings of St. Mark's School are:
A+ for Matriculation
A+ for Academics
A- for Extracurriculum
A+ for Community
A+ for Students and Parents reviews
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