Message from Mary West

Board Chair, Barat Academy

The Barat Academy community extends prayers to all of the students, faculty, staff, and families at Kennedy High School.  We pray that your final year together is filled with cherished memories as you transition to a different school for next year.  Barat Academy will welcome students and families to our amazing school community.

Please know that the Board of Directors' of Barat Academy continues to plan for Barat's future and the future holds much promise.  Contact Barat if you would like to join us, I know you will find the community one that welcomes you.

At Barat you will be able to continue your Catholic Education, you will have college preparatory classes including AP offerings, and you can quickly play sports on all teams, join Robotics, and engage in all the other high school activities such as clubs and organizations.  Again, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Message from J. Michael Brennan

Director of Studies, Barat Academy

Please know that at this very difficult time, you are foremost in our thoughts and prayers as you navigate these next several weeks and months in your personal and academic lives.

Barat Academy extends to you our support and will work with you in every way to help during this transition.

More information will be provided in a timely fashion, but for now we would like you to know we will work with every family and each student, male and female, who would like to consider continuing their high school career here at Barat Academy.  We will do all in our power to create a situation as seamless as possible that will allow you to transfer to Barat, keeping in mind all your academic needs and economic concerns. 

We have a team of individuals at the ready to do all that is necessary to help you with this.  Please call Ms. Maggie Hyde, Director of Student Recruitment, at 636.300.5524 with any admissions questions or Mr. Mike Brennan, Director of Studies, at 636.300.5571 with any other questions.

Support for Students and Families

The Barat Academy Community wishes to extend our heartfelt support for the Kennedy Catholic Community at this difficult time.  

 Our team of educators, parents and senior leaders is here to provide your family with a personalized transfer process.  They will be available throughout the school year to support students and families. 

  • Barat is committed to working with each family to put a finance plan in place that supports each family’s personal financial goals. 
  • At Barat Academy, your tuition is locked in for your entire tenure at Barat.  What you pay today, you will pay next year and in subsequent years.
  • Barat is committed to providing a college preparatory schedule that meets your student’s needs.
  • Barat welcomes all Kennedy students to become members of our athletic teams, theatre productions, robotics team, clubs and organizations.  Barat has a no-cut policy.
  • Kennedy students are invited to spend a day at Barat with student ambassadors to help you learn more about us.
  • Kennedy students and their families are invited to tour anytime.

 Students and families interested in learning more about Barat should reach out to Admissions at 636-300-5500 or

 CLICK HERE to learn more about how Barat provides personalized service.

Support for Faculty and Staff

Barat Academy is always looking for great educators and support staff , whether in the classroom, office or on the field.  While we will not know future staffing needs until later in the school year, we look forward to developing relationships with impacted Kennedy faculty and staff.

 Faculty and staff interested in learning more about Barat Academy should reach out to Principal, J. Michael Brennan at (636) 300-5571 or Coaches should reach out the Director of Athletics, Dave Hall at (636) 300-5552 or