About SBA

St. Benedict at Auburndale High School is a Catholic school of the Catholic Diocese of Memphis. The school offers educational experiences for grades 9 - 12 with special programs for students who have special learning needs.The school is located on a beautiful forty-seven acre campus in northeast Shelby County.


St. Benedict at Auburndale High School is a diocesan, co-educational, college preparatory school committed to academic excellence through a comprehensive and challenging multi-level curriculum presented in an atmosphere permeated with the aims, values and teachings of the Roman Catholic faith.

Accreditation and membership

St. Benedict at Auburndale is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. St. Benedict is a member of the National Catholic Education Association, an associate member of the Memphis Association of Independent Schools, a member of the National Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, Learning Disabilities Association, National Association of Secondary School Principals and Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association.


St. Benedict at Auburndale has 70 faculty members.  More than 60 percent of the faculty hold masters degrees or higher.  There is a ratio of one faculty member per 13 students with an average class size of 18 students.  Class size for the PLUS Program is 16 students.  St. Benedict enrolls approximately 1,000 students each year.  Guidance counselors help with course selection, testing and college preparation.