Who We Are

Maur Hill - Mount Academy (MH - MA) is a co-ed, college-preparatory high school developed to model a college campus atmosphere. As a boarding school, students experience a challenging and safe learning environment with a structured and supportive program for a student’s success. MH - MA enrolls 200 students in grades nine through 12 from across the United States and around the world, representing a variety of cultures and backgrounds. We welcome students of all faiths to attend. Maur Hill - Mount Academy seeks students who want to be challenged and supported and grow in a college prep environment.

A Proven Approach

Rooted in the Catholic faith and Midwestern values, Maur Hill - Mount Academy, takes a proven approach to education resulting in academic advancement and personal development that challenges and inspires every student. Our graduates leave MH - MA well-prepared for their next steps into college and life as responsible, independent, and engaged members of the global community.


Maur Hill - Mount Academy is a Catholic, international, college preparatory school educating young men and women in the Benedictine tradition.


To be one of the top Catholic boarding schools in the country.


Live the Faith—Pursue the Truth—Strive for Excellence.

A Catholic school with deep roots and values instilled from our Benedictine Monks and Sisters. We hold close our traditions and heritage since our founding in 1863. Students of all faiths and backgrounds are welcome and do attend.

For families seeking the right college preparatory high school, Maur Hill - Mount Academy sets the standard in providing the academic environment with the level of support and structure necessary for student success.

Striving for the best in and outside of the classroom. Each year, 98% of graduates go directly to college and are best prepared in studies and life as responsible, independent, and engaged members of the global community.

Benedictine Motto

Ora Et Labora (Pray and Work)

Accreditation, Associations & Affiliations

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Maur Hill - Mount Academy is accredited by the North Central Association (NCA).

We are a member of the following boarding school associations:
CBSA – Catholic Boarding School Association
NCEA – National Catholic Educational Association
SBSA – Small Boarding School Association
SSATB - Secondary Schools Admissions Test Board

Benedictine Heritage