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Saint Michael the Archangel High School Profile

 
General Overview
Saint Michael the Archangel High School offers wide-range of science, mathematics, English, foreign language, and history courses, including several honors and Advanced Placement (AP) sections.  Several courses prepare students to sit for AP exams at the conclusion of each academic year.  Sacred studies courses, with an emphasis on moral theology and apologetics, deepen students’ understanding of their faith and prepare them to live and defend it when they go out into the world.  In addition, St. Michael’s offers courses in art, drama and physical education. 
 
Mission
The mission of Saint Michael the Archangel High School is to prepare each student to lead an exemplary Christian life through the development of his or her full academic, spiritual, moral, artistic, and athletic potential.
 
Vision
Our vision is to provide academic programs that are personally challenging, classically college preparatory and comprehensive.  Our talented faculty is committed to preparing our students to succeed in college and in life.  As such, St. Michael the Archangel High School is dedicated to the following:
  • Fostering Christian values through example, course work, and attendance at Mass
  • Nurturing intellect by providing a rigorous academic environment that cultivates critical thinking and communication skills
  • Shaping character through service projects, and a student-monitored honor code
Accreditation
Saint Michael is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI), an accreditation division of AdvancED.
 
School Overview
School Membership(s)                        Independent; National Catholic Educational Association                                                                         
Religious Affiliation                             Roman Catholic
Grades Offered                                  Grades 9 - 12                                                                     
Total Classroom Teachers                   22 teachers
Teacher : Student Ratio                      1:5  / * Ntl. Public School Avg. » 1:16
Programs for Learning Differences       Yes                                                                                      
Learning Differences Supported           Yes                                                                                                          
Year Founded                                     2003                                                                                                          
Year Opened                                      2006                                                                                          
City                                                   Fredericksburg                                                                         
County                                              Spotsylvania County                                                                
State                                                 Virginia                                                                                 
Country                                             United States of America          
                                                                        
Student Body
Total Students                                      101                                                                                                
Student Body Type                               Co-ed                                                                                
Student Residences                              Fredericksburg City, Spotsylvania, Stafford, Culpeper, Orange, King George, Prince William, Louisa
Students by Grade                                Average per grade is 25
  • Grade 9                                    21 students  (Male – 12/ Female - 09)
  • Grade 10                                  26 students  (Male – 16 / Female - 10)  
  • Grade 11                                  36 students  (Male – 22/ Female - 14)
  • Grade 12                                  18 students  (Male – 09 / Female - 09)   
  • Total                                        101 students (Male – 59 / Female - 42)
Academics 
AP Courses Offered                            AP Studio Art, AP Art History, AP Calculus, AP Language & Composition, AP Literature & Composition,
                                                         AP Government, AP U.S. History, AP Human Geography, AP Chemistry
Graduation Requirements                    28 credits
School Days in Calendar Year             180 days                     
Hours in School Day for Students        6 hours 40 minutes                  
Finances and Admission                     $8,207.00 (tuition) + Books
 
Interscholastic Athletics        
Saint Michael the Archangel High School is a member of the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association (VISAA) and the Delaney Athletic Conference (DAC).  Total Sports Offered – 8 (11 teams/squads): 
  • Basketball (boys and girls)
  • Baseball (boys only)
  • Cheer (girls only)
  • Cross Country (co-ed)    
  • Golf (co-ed)    
  • Soccer  (boys and girls)           
  • Swimming (co-ed)
  • Volleyball (girls) 
Extracurricular
Total Extracurricular Organizations     6
  • History Club   
  • Military Club
  • National Honor Society
  • Student Government Association  
  • Equestrian Club
  • Warriors for Life