The Madge McCord Knott Academic Resource Center supports, enriches, and extends the educational program of Mount de Sales Academy. Students have access to our extensive collection including print, audiovisual, and electronic resources as well as assistance with research and technology. Computer workstations are available to students for academic computing, and students may also use our collaboration areas or quiet room for their academic needs.
Mercy in Action is the service program at Mount de Sales. Through the program, students and faculty/staff practice mercy and servant leadership in the community. Students, faculty, staff, and parents can subscribe to the Mercy in Action page on the PowerSchool LMS. You can click here and enter the code VQTDV or email Mrs. Holcomb with questions about projects.
The MDS Board of Trustees establishes policies and rates in February of the preceding academic year.
Tuition 2019-20 School Year: $13,800 per student in grades 6-12
$75 New Student Registration Fee (due from new families with enrollment agreement)
$150 – Senior Fee (due from families of seniors with enrollment agreement)
$3,000 International Student Fee
The Academy has moved to an automatic re-enrollment system for current students. For more information, to have your questions answered, or to let the school know your student will not be returning to MDS the next year, please contact Ashley Griffin, director of admissions, at (478) 751-3244.
The deadline to apply for financial aid is March 1, 2018.
Click here for a detailed admissions timeline, including re-enrollment and financial aid dates.
Through a partnership with Piedmont Orthopaedics, we provide our teams with a full-time, certified athletic trainer. Amanda Windon is present for games and select practices. She is available to evaluate, treat, and assist student-athletes with rehabilitation at our training room at Cavalier Fields and by appointment at the main campus. Mount de Sales’ athletes may also be evaluated for injuries at Piedmont Orthopaedics (4660 Riverside Drive) from 9 a.m. until 12 noon during the week. Injured students who are treated by Piedmont physicians will be able to complete their rehabilitation with Amanda on campus at no cost. Please be aware that Amanda is unable to perform rehabilitation on patients under the care of physicians outside of the Piedmont network.
Senior Formals: Parents will be notified when senior portrait files are ready. Yearbook staff will send one digital file to parents. Parents may print the file through any company. Please use the print release form below.
Student Yearbook Photo Request Form: Use this form to request your child’s individual yearbook photo, and yearbook staff will send a digital file. Parents may print the file through any company. Please use the print release form below.
The Back Porch school store is located at Trinity House on campus. The store is stocked with Cavalier gear, spirit wear, uniforms, and school supplies. Parents can purchase School Bucks through their My School Bucks account for students to use when shopping at the store.
Store Hours: Tuesdays 10:30AM-3:30PM; Fridays 7:45AM-12:45PM
The Gear Trailer is located at Cavalier Fields and is open for all home football games and other select home sporting events.
Proceeds benefit Cavalier Club and support our athletic program.
Uniforms:Uniform Policy; MDS uses Lands’ End for our student uniforms. Our School code is 900077413. Make sure to sign up on Lands’ End, using your email address, to receive notice of great deals and sales.
Summer Reading Requirements: All students in grades 6-12 are required to complete reading assignments. On this webpage, navigate to the “2019 Summer Reading and More” tab under the “MDS Information” heading.