St. Benedict at Auburndale welcomes all candidates regardless of race, color or national origin.
Submit the following required records*:
*The Office of Admissions will initially request the required records before the priority deadline with exception of the students birth certificiate and Tennessee Certificate of Immunizations records.
Take the Pre-ACT. Applicants from the Memphis Area Diocesean schools will take the Pre-ACT at their respective schools. Applicants from public and independent private schools will take the exam the 1st Saturday of December. Pre-ACT scores help evaluate the applicant’s overall record and ensure the student is properly placed in traditional or Honors-level classes.
Prior to acceptance, entering freshmen and their parents will meet with a member of the Admissions Committee.
The Admissions Office will request the student’s report cards, standardized test scores and teacher recommendations in December. Families are responsible for submitting a copy of the student’s birth certificate, immunization records (must be on the Tennessee Immunization Certificate) and, if necessary, a psychological evaluation.
Transfer admission for incoming sophomore or junior applicants is considered based on the student’s enrollment at an accredited school, his/her academic records (including enrollment in college preparatory classes), and discipline and attendance records. Transfer students are accepted based on space availability, and SBA adheres to TSSAA transfer eligibility rules for student-athletes.
* Upcoming seniors are not normally considered for transfer into SBA; however, exceptions are made for those families moving to the Memphis metropolitan area. Please contact the Admissions Office in regard to your family situation.
Submit the non-refundable $75 application fee.
Sophomore and junior transfer applicants do not take the High School Placement Test. Those students interested in Honors classes must take Math and Science Honors testing, as well as submit a writing sample for Honors English and World History.
Prior to acceptance to SBA, sophomore and junior candidates and their parents will meet with a member of the Admissions Committee.
All applications received after the priority deadline will be reviewed and acceptance letters will be mailed mid-March, based on space availability.