Criteria for Admission

Barat Academy is a private, independent, Catholic, college preparatory school which recognizes both the worth of each student's intellect and also the importance of fostering caring citizens who will become lifelong learners.  Founded in the proven tradition of Sacred Heart education, expectations are high, support and encouragement abound.

Barat is the area's only faith based co-ed campus offering single gender classes

With a maximum of 18 students in a class, students build a strong sense of community and personal identity as they LOVE, LEARN, SERVE, BUILD, and GROW in a caring, diverse environment permeated by Christ-centered values.

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We've worked tirelessly to make tuition affordable for everyone as well as easy to budget.  We believe we have done just that with our unique fixed tuition program.  Under our program the tuition cost the year your child enters Barat Academy will be your cost all four years.

No tuition increase once you enter our school

The 2019-2020 school year tuition for incoming students is $14,950. However, through the generosity of our benefactors, tuition assistance and scholarships are available for the 2019–2020 school year.  More than 30% of our families receive financial aid awards.

Additional Costs

  • Laptop. Information technology is a critical component of a modern education. To meet these demands each student is required to provide their own laptop.

  • Books. Books may be purchased through our on-line book purchasing process. Also, at the end of each school year we host a book buy back and exchange.


We are committed to making every effort to assist you with the financial investment for your child’s education. Barat employs the FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment Company to process tuition assistance applications. Tuition assistance awards are made by the Barat Academy Finance Committee and Administration. FACTS applications are completed online.

           3. To apply for tuition assistance, click here.                Applications for the 2019-2020 school                         year are due by February 22, 2019.

Questions about the financial aid process should be directed to the Office of President Debby Watson at  636.300.5555 or


Barat Academy offers a limited number of merit scholarships to students entering 9th grade.  The awards recognize outstanding academic performance, community servant leadership, and faith based education.  The $1,000 awards will be applied toward the cost of tuition.  They are also available to returning students who apply each year. Scholarship applications for the 2019-2020 school year are due by February 22, 2019.

  • Barat Faith Based Scholarship

    Available to students entering 9th grade who have attended a faith based middle school. No testing, essay or interview is required.

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship

    Students entering Barat Academy who demonstrate academic excellence as determined by standardized test scores (95% or above) from 7th and 8th grade, who maintained an A average in 7th and 8th grades and who take the Barat Academy Merit Scholarship exam and score 95% or better are eligible. This award is renewable each year as long as the recipient's cumulative grade point average is 3.5 or higher. Exams will be given on an individual basis. Call for an appointment 636.300.5555.

  • Servant / Leadership Scholarship

    This scholarship will be awarded to 20 returning Barat Academy students who:

  1. Demonstrate extraordinary commitment to community service at school and in the community.

  2. Demonstrate outstanding leadership at school and in the community.

  3. Submit two (2) letters of recommendation from non-family members to verify community service.

Questions about our scholarships should be directed to the President's Office at 636.300.5555 or

A scholarship program supported by the Roman Catholic Foundation of Eastern Missouri.  This program offers tuition assistance to middle-income families. 


The Shadowing Program is a great way for a student to experience a day in the life of a Barat student. Please know that our school will do everything to ensure that your child’s visit is a positive and meaningful experience. Below are some of the most Frequently Asked Questions. If you still have questions, please feel free to contact us.

More Information on Shadow a Student


Phone: 636.300.5573

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