St Marys High School Bundschu Memorial

     Tel: (816)252-8733
Grades: 9 - 12 | 115 students
Welcome to St. Mary's High School website.
At St. Mary's we are building a brighter future.
St. Mary's is located approximately one-half mile north of the Historic Independence Square.
Founded in 1853, we are a coeducational, college preparatory, Diocesan high school accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1853

Student Body

Total Students 115 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 37%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade St Marys High School Bundschu Memorial Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses 4 courses

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $4,500


Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academic Team, Envirothon, Forensics, Future Business Leaders of America, Liturgy Club, National Honor Society, Science Club, Spanish Club, Spirit Club, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Trojan Chorale, Yearbook, Youth L.E.A.D. Academic Team, Envirothon, Forensics, Liturgy Club, Science Club, Spanish Club, Spirit Club, Trojan Chorale, Yearbook, Youth L.E.A.D., Future Business Leaders of America,
National Honor Society,
Student Ambassadors,
Student Council,

School Notes:

Mission Statement
St. Mary's High School is a Catholic Diocesan secondary school dedicated to the education and development of young men and women. The school reflects this by its mission to provide a sound Catholic formation under the auspices of the Roman Catholic Church. It also strives to develop the unique potential of its student body through an extensive curriculum, instructional excellence, global awareness, service and extra-curricular programs. St. Mary's High School seeks to empower its students with the responsibility, awareness and education to become leaders and active participants in today's world and Church.

Eastern Jackson County, one block west of Noland Road and two blocks south of 24 Highway

Diocesan (Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph); Secondary, coed, college preparatory school

21 Faculty and Administrators
50% hold advanced degrees
5 faculty members have taught at SMH for over 15 years
5 faculty members are alumni

Fully credited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the National Catholic Education Association

Graduation Requirements
26 credits and 60 hours of Christian service

Religion- 4 credits
English- 4 credits
Social Studies- 4 credits
Mathematics- 3 credits
Science- 3 credits
Physical Education- 1 credit
Health- 1/2 credit
Fine Art- 1 credit
Foreign Language- 2 credits
Electives- 2 1/2 credits

St. Mary's offers honor classes, advanced placement classes, and college credit may be earned through Avila University and the Math/Physics Academy sponsored by UMKC.

$4,500 (Does not reflect the cost of books, fees, and uniform)

Scholarships & Financial Aid
Available to students registered at St. Mary's

St. Mary's High School welcomes students of all faiths. Our student body is 80% Catholic and 20% non-Catholic.

Profile last updated: 09/02/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Center Place Restoration School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Center Place Restoration School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Messiah Lutheran School (0.7 miles away)
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