Maur Hill Mount Academy is a coed Catholic, boarding high school in Atchison, Kansas. It is located in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas. The school was formed in 2003 with the merger of Maur Hill Prep School, an all-boys school, and Mount St. Scholastica Academy, an all-girls school, now belonging to the Northeast Kansas League (and formerly to the now-defunct Delaware Valley League).
It is sponsored by St. Benedict's Abbey (monastery) and Mount St. Scholastica (convent) in Atchison, KS and is a Benedictine school. Its school mascot is a Raven, representing Benedictine symbolism. It is also affiliated with Benedictine College (BC) in Atchison Kansas. Its colors are blue, black and gold. The student population is around 150-250 students (about 80-100 boarding and 75-150 day students from the surrounding area) around 30-60 of those students are international students from several countries such as South Korea, Taiwan, Japan, Mexico, China, Brazil, Spain, Africa, Russia, and various other nations. Tuition costs of the school is around $4,000 for day students and $15,000-22,000 (depending on international status or 5 and 7 day boarding) for boarding students.
Mount St. Schlastica Academy was established by the Benedictine Sisters of Mount St. Scholastica in 1863. The junior college section was separated and, in 1971, merged with St. Benedict's College to form Benedictine College, which is also located in Atchison. Maur Hill Preparatory School for boys was founded in 1919. The schools merged into Maur Hill – Mount Academy in 2003.