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BSM is committed to offering an outstanding college-preparatory academic program which challenges students to do their best and prepares them to be the next generation of leaders in society.

Each BSM student receives a solid core curriculum, and has the opportunity to choose elective courses from a variety of subjects to suit their interests. Our faculty strive to provide the very best instruction in an engaging way, so that each student can achieve their personal best in a nurturing learning environment.

As a faith-based institution, BSM is rooted in a strong tradition of academic excellence, nurturing and inspiring students to achieve their best and share God's blessings with others.

The BSM curriculum includes numerous honors courses and 23 Advanced Placement courses providing students with extra opportunities to prepare for life after high school. Students can also take college courses while at BSM. In all levels of classes at BSM, students are taught how to apply the knowledge they've received. As a result, BSM students consistently score above average on ACT and SAT tests, and AP exams.

Junior High

Teachers in our junior high program focus on nurturing the intellectual, emotional, spiritual, and social development of each young person.

Senior High

Our senior high program prepares each student for college and life, inspiring them to learn, think, and express themselves in meaningful ways.

Guidance and College Counseling

Each Red Knight has a BSM counselor as a partner on their journey through junior and senior high school, providing assistance as needed.

Service Learning

An BSM education is holistic, providing students with opportunities to grow through service and compassion towards others.

The BSM experience provides interactive learning opportunities every day, relying on specific online resources as needed, enhancing the in-person teaching and learning setting. BSM is committed to preparing students to thrive in a dynamic and ever-changing world.

Support programs are available for each student, depending on their needs - whether academic or social - ensuring a holistic approach to education at BSM.  Learning at BSM naturally extends beyond the bounds of its campus, providing students with:

  • Opportunities to grow beyond the local community,
  • A global perspective through class culture and history trips,
  • Participation in international service project missions, and
  • Moments to give of self through charitable and service programs.

When each student's academic career at Benilde-St. Margaret's concludes, they will possess the knowledge and skills to always be driven to learn, active in community, inspired by faith, and prepared for life.

2024-25 BSM Quick Links

Academic Leadership

Rikki Mortl 
Junior High Principal

Matt Weingartz
Senior High Principal

Matthew McMerty-Brummer
Senior High Assistant Principal:
All students A-L

Michael Kautzman
Senior High Assistant Principal:
All students M-Z

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Speak with a member of our Admissions Teamand they'll answer your questions, discussing how your son or daughter can find their place at BSM.

Then, stop by to see in person why Benilde-St. Margaret's is a unique and wonderful school.

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