Yes, we offer a shadow program and proudly host more than 130 students each year onto the Mount de Sales campus! Interested parents and students should call the director of admissions at (478) 751-3244 to be added to the shadow schedule. Shadow days are held once per month, and those dates can be found on the MDS calendar. Typically, the prospective student will spend the entire day, but alternative arrangements can be made if needed. Let us show your student the best private school in Macon!
We offer morning and afternoon shuttle service for our families in the Warner Robins area. Pick-up and drop-off is at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with one-way and/or two-way transportation offered. One-way service is $350/annually, two-way is $700/annually.
We offer one-way transportation from the main downtown campus to Cavalier Fields, our athletic complex, every afternoon. There is no charge for this service. Cavalier Fields is located at 4659 Cavalier Drive, Macon, GA 31220.
All MDS students take theology classes. Sixth through tenth graders take a full year of theology; juniors and seniors elect semester classes from a wide range of interesting courses, including Holocaust Studies and World Religions. At MDS we are proud of our Catholic heritage and welcome students of all faiths.
Morning prayer services are open to students of all faiths at 7:45 a.m. daily in the chapel. The entire Mount de Sales community attends Mass during Holy Days. They are held at nearby St. Joseph Catholic Church (a short walk) or on campus in the Zuver Performing Arts Center. Mass is also offered once per week in the chapel, which is open to anyone who would like to attend.
Mount de Sales Academy offers limited need-based financial aid for qualified families. Families can apply online through FACTS at www.factstuitionaid.com beginning November 1. The application is submitted for review through FACTS, a report is sent to Mount de Sales, and awards are made following a student’s acceptance. Families must reapply each year in order to be considered for financial aid. We also offer merit-based scholarships for rising 6th and rising 9th graders. Call the office of admissions at (478) 751-3244 for more information.
Mount de Sales fields 53 teams within 19 programs, including baseball, basketball, non-competitive cheerleading, cross country, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track, wrestling, volleyball, and club clay shooting. Learn More
MDS offers music, art, drama, photography, and technical instruction. We have a concert choir, musical theater, concert band, and piano. Fine arts electives include yearbook, portfolio development, jewelry design, technical drama, speech, and dance. Learn More
Mount de Sales offers students the opportunity to get involved in a multitude of clubs and activities. With over 30 options, including Student Council, Key Club, Builders Club, Interact Club, academic bowl and math teams, fellowship groups, student ambassadors, environmental and cultural clubs, and national honor societies.
MDS is a private, co-educational, college preparatory, independent Catholic school, serving Macon and surrounding counties. 46% of the student body is Catholic. We are proud to welcome families from diverse backgrounds, preparing students for academic and social challenges, while helping them live a more responsible and God-centered life encompassing the values of our Catholic heritage.