Mother Seton Academy

2215 Greenmount Ave
Baltimore, MD 21218-0212
Tel: (410)563-2833
Grades: 6-8 | 84 students
Mother Seton Academy is an all-scholarship, independent Catholic middle school dedicated to the education of boys and girls from low-income families in Baltimore.
Through a rigorous academic environment and extended day program, the school provides a holistic education to at-risk students in order to prepare them for future success in high school, college, and the work force. Empowered by Gospel values rooted in the tradition of Catholic education, Mother Seton Academy, a tuition-free middle school for urban young men and women, educates in an intercultural environment those with the greatest economic need.
Promoting dignity and respect for each person and all of creation, Mother Seton Academy challenges students to realize their God-given talents and become leaders who serve their families, communities, and society.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Association of Independent Maryland & DC Schools (JAIMS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Year Founded 1993

Student Body

Total Students 84 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade Mother Seton Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 14 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
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Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1
Tuition Notes Accepted students earn a full scholarship
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Sister Limeteze Pierre
Admissions Associate Sister Limiteze Pierre


Total Sports Offered 1 sports
Sports BasketballBasketball


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Clay Club, Cooking Club, Dance Club, Fitness Club, Homework Club, NFTE, Swim Club Clay Club, Cooking Club, Dance Club, Fitness Club, Homework Club, NFTE, Swim Club,

School Notes:

  • MSA seeks applicants, from all faith backgrounds, for admissions to enter the sixth grade each fall. All candidates must qualify financially for the federal Free and Reduced Meal Program (FARM). Applicants should demonstrate strong academic, attendance, and discipline records, plus the desire to excel in middle school at Mother Seton Academy, attend top high schools, and graduate from college. We are not able to accept students with an IEP or special education needs. Visit our admissions page.

Profile last updated: 09/02/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Baltimore Lab School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Baltimore Lab School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Our Saviour Lutheran Child Development Center (1.2 miles away)
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