Why STB?

  • Catholic tradition and academic excellence in a community grounded in a common faith
  • Emphasis on moral development, service to others, and leadership skills
  • Strong preparation for further education. 100% of STB graduates have been accepted to college
  • Safe and disciplined environment
  • Exceptional faculty who help students reach their highest potential
  • Individual attention in a caring community. Students, parents, alumni, faculty, and staff often use the word “family” to describe STB
What time does school start?
Homeroom begins at 7:40 a.m.; school ends at 2:00 p.m.
How many classes do I have to take?
Students take six classes per day.  Theology, Math, Science, History, English, and Foreign Language are the core courses. Some students opt to take a seventh course, either a second foreign language or an elective.

Do most students live in Fitchburg?
No. Our students come from 32 different communities in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Some Massachusetts cities from which our students travel are: Ashburnham, Athol, Orange, Princeton, Sterling, Westminster, Gardner, Templeton, Hubbardston, Winchendon, Pepperell, Groton, Lunenburg, Shirley, Devens, Harvard, Lunenburg, Leominster, Fitchburg. New Hampshire cities: Keene, Rindge, New Ipswich, Mason, Jaffrey, Wilton.

Does St. Bernard’s High School provide transportation?
At this time, St. Bernard’s does not provide any transportation, but does help arrange carpooling.

Do you have to be Catholic to attend St. Bernard’s High School?
No. Although the majority of our students are Catholic, we have many students who are non-Catholic. We celebrate Mass frequently during the year and we ask that all students either participate in the Liturgy, or respectfully observe the celebration.

Do you have a dress code?
Yes, we require a spring and winter uniform.

Why should I attend St. Bernard’s High School?
St. Bernard’s High School offers an academically challenging education in a safe environment of love, trust, and loyalty. We are a student-centered community, which gives each student the opportunity to grow by allowing him or her to form their own opinions while respecting those of others.

What is the cost to attend St. Bernard’s High School?
The cost for underclassmen to attend St. Bernard’s High School for school year 2018-2019 is $9,495.00, which includes tuition, all fees, and textbooks. The additional fee for members of the senior class is $500.00.  The $180.00 non-refundable registration/processing fee for all students is not included in the tuition rate.

If you have any further inquiries, please call the school office at 978-342-3212 or fill out our contact form.