Mary Star Of The Sea High School

2500 N. Taper Avenue
San Pedro, CA 90731-0907
Tel: (310)547-1138
Grades: 9-12 | 523 students
Mary Star of the Sea High School is a co-educational, secondary school located in San Pedro, CA. The school is operated by Mary Star of the Sea Parish under the supervision of the Department of Catholic Schools of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
The school focuses on the fundamentals of a quality education interwoven with strong Catholic principles.
The curriculum is grounded in a college preparatory program with a four-year honor track option.
Guided by the Norbertine Fathers, Mary Star promotes growth in self-discipline and responsibility through leadership, athletic, and service opportunities.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1951

Student Body

Total Students 523 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Mary Star Of The Sea High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 24 students
Number of AP Courses 12 courses
Advanced Courses AB Calculus, AP European History, AP Spanish, AP US Government, AP US History, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP Environmental Science, AP Physics
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(School uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,000
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mrs. Kelly Phillips


Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Archery, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, VolleyballArcheryBaseball,
Cross CountryDance,
SwimmingTrack and Field,
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