School Details

St. Bernard Preparatory School

1600 Saint Bernard Avenue Southeast, Cullman, AL 35055
(256) 739-6682

(out of 10)

Private Grades 7-12 161 students 12 students/teacher (AL avg is 16)

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About this school

St. Bernard Preparatory School is a private high school in Cullman. 161 students go to St. Bernard Preparatory School and identify primarily as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. The student to teacher ratio at St. Bernard Preparatory School is 12:1. Cullman Community Comprehensive Learning Center is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities


  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • French
  • Latin
  • Spanish


  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 9% %
White, non-Hispanic 70% %
Black, non-Hispanic 2% %
Multiracial 2% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 16% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.6% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Yet another principal leaving St. Bernard Prep at academic year end 2014. Three students transferred this year to Cullman High School and another to follow. Pathetic situation at St. Bernard Prep.

  • (3 years ago)

    Many students are spoiled ill-behaved and are unwelcoming. There have been three high school principals/associate headmasters over the past four years. There have been openly dysfunctional relationships among faculty/staff.

  • (4 years ago)

    St. Bernard Preparatory School is a first class high school education due to the high academic standards strict discipline and Christian environment. Respect is a standard at St. Bernard and is evident in the class room between the teacher and students the student dress code and the interpersonal relationships between peers. Many extracurricular activities engage the student's interest but the focus never deters from learning. St. Bernard is a virtuous environment that enables every student to feel safe and welcomed. The boarding school provides an enlightened multi-cultural student body by bringing together students across the country international students and local commuter students. This truly is a beautiful place with a small student-teacher ratio every student is challenged to exceed their potential. St. Bernard graduates are highly successful and fully prepared to engage in their next level of learning.

  • (6 years ago)

    my child attended the middle school last year and is a freshman in the high school this year. The staff are well qualified caring and giving. A wonderful beautiful historic campus. The student body is made up of students from all over the... world...the student body is diverse in religous denominations .The Catholic teachings and participation in weekly masses are great blessings.

  • (8 years ago)

    We are looking forward to our first year of private school at SBP. This will be the first year the school has 7th and 8th grade. We have been very impressed with what we have seen so far.

  • (8 years ago)

    This is the first year we have had a child in a private school and at first we didn't think it would be such a major difference but it was..and all for the better. Her grades have improved and the teacher to student ratio is much smaller. There is not as much violence and all the children there are treated equal. Also the after school activies are very fun and allow all students to be involved. I highly recommend SBP if you are looking for a private school.

  • (10 years ago)

    Just a wonderful school. Small but intense. Great staff. Discipline is on the plus side. Structured and open to all denominatons.

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(based on 9 ratings & reviews)

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