Marymount School Of New York

1026 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028-0100
Tel: (212)744-4486
Grades: NS-12 | 762 students
Marymount School is an independent, Catholic day school that seeks to educate young women who continue to question, risk, and grow-young women who care, serve, and lead-young women prepared to challenge, shape, and change the world.
From Nursery through Class XII, Marymount is a college preparatory school for girls, committed to the development of the lifelong skills of critical thinking and problem solving.
A wide range of extracurricular activities complements the STEAM-focused academic program and provides opportunities for creativity, self-expression, leadership, and collaboration.
These experiences foster social skills, sportsmanship, a sense of responsibility, independence, and self-confidence.
The School promotes in each student a respect for her own unique abilities, the development of her voice, and a commitment to responsible living in a changing world.
Marymount celebrates diversity and draws upon it to foster cultural sensitivity, religious understanding, and a global perspective.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded 1926

Student Body

Total Students 762 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
37%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 160 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 18 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(School uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Nov. 30 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $47,000
Tuition Notes Tuition includes books, computers, fees and varies slightly by grade level.
% on Financial Aid
24%
Average Financial Aid Grant $25,000
Admissions Director Carolyn Booth
Admissions Associate Elizabeth Balthazar

Sports

Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Badminton, Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBadmintonBasketball,
Cross CountryFencing,
Field HockeyGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,

School Notes

  • Lower School (N-II) students thrive in a child-centered, supportive environment where hands-on, open-ended activities develop the children`s curiosity and instill a lifelong love of learning. Instruction is carefully sequenced to encourage skill consolidation and cross-curricular connections.
  • Lower Middle School (III-V) students` confidence and inquisitiveness flourish in a program designed to foster intellectual and personal growth. Classes in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1:1 iPads, and a performing arts curriculum enhance the core academic program.
  • Upper Middle School (VI-VIII) students develop habits of inquiry and empathy, build core competencies, and contribute their voice to the community. Project-based learning promotes creative collaboration, a healthy sense of self, and strong peer relationships.
  • Upper School (IX-XII) students pursue a rigorous college preparatory curriculum emphasizing critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and creativity. Student programs are individualized and offer options for honors-level and AP coursework as well as electives such as: art history, computer science, economics, and engineering.
  • At the Fifth Avenue, 82nd, and 97th Street Campuses, students learn in unique and dynamic learning spaces equipped with interactive multimedia displays. From the galleries of the Met to the fields of Central Park, New York City is our extended campus. Marymount has been recognized for five consecutive years as an Apple Distinguished Program for its leadership in innovative digital learning. It was the first N-XII school with a digital fabrication lab.
  • Marymount is part of an international network of 21 schools founded by the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary a borderless community that shares common goals, values, and vision. This network supports regular exchange programs, sports tournaments, study tours, and service trips. While committed to its Catholic heritage, Marymount celebrates diversity in an inclusive community of spiritual, ethical, and globally-minded individuals. Marymount enjoys a low 6:1 student-teacher ratio, a population that is 37% racially diverse, and a generous financial aid budget that supports 23% of its families.

Profile last updated: 04/29/2016

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