Mount Michael Benedictine Abbey and High School
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|Mount Michael Benedictine School|
|22520 Mount Michael Road
Elkhorn, Nebraska, (Douglas County), 68022-3400
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic|
|President||David J. Peters|
|Average class size||14|
|Student to teacher ratio||10:1|
|Color(s)||Red, black and white|
|Athletics conference||River Cities Conference|
|Average SAT scores||2090|
|Average ACT scores||28|
|Guidance Counselor||Stephen Plank, O.S.B.|
|Dean of Students||Dave Cormier|
|Admissions Director||Eric Crawford|
|Athletic Director||Jon Borer|
Mount Michael Benedictine Abbey and High School is a Benedictine monastic community and boy's high school in Elkhorn, Nebraska, in the Midwestern United States within the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Omaha.
The school, originally called St. John Vianney Seminary, was founded in 1953 by Immaculate Conception Abbey in Missouri a high school and junior college for men preparing for the priesthood. In spring 1970, the monks established Mount Michael Benedictine School, a Catholic residential high school encompassing grades 9 through 12 with a focus on college-prep curriculum. The school has grown steadily from an enrollment of just over 100 in the early 1970s to 233 in 2013, with an enrollment goal of approximately 240 students.
Sports and extracurricular activities offered at Mount Michael include cross country, tennis, football, wrestling, swimming/diving, basketball, bowling, golf, trapshooting, soccer, baseball, track & field, mission trips, Men of Benedict Youth Group, Harvard Model Congress, Academic Decathlon, speech, band, choir, drama, journalism, mock trial, student government, National Honor Society, strings, math team, chemistry team, physics team and student ambassadors. Mount Michael competes in Class B for all sports and activities, except for journalism in which it participates in Class C.
Notes and references
- "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". NCA-CASI. Retrieved 23 June 2009.[dead link]