Mt. St. Mary Academy High School

1645 Us Highway 22
Watchung, NJ 07069-0706
Tel: (908)757-0108
Grades: 9 - 12 | 350 students
The mission of Mount Saint Mary Academy is to challenge each student to develop her fullest potential in a Christian atmosphere of love and caring.
As a private Catholic secondary school, founded by the Sisters of Mercy of New Jersey, and rooted in the tradition of their Foundress, Venerable Catherine McAuley, Mount Saint Mary Academy is committed to academic excellence with special concern for women.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 350 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 13%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Mt. St. Mary Academy High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Koinonia Academy (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Taylor's Learning Center (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Taylor's Learning Center (0.1 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Plainfield
    Taylor's Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 29 students
    0.1 miles
    624 Somerset Street
    Plainfield, NJ 07060
    (908)222-1114
    0.1PK-K
    29
  • Plainfield
    Grades: PK-K | 44 students
    0.6 miles
    18 Park Place
    Plainfield, NJ 07060
    (908)754-5505
    0.6PK-K
    44
  • Plainfield
    Al & Jean's Tiny Tot Academy
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 16 students
    0.7 miles
    110 watchung avenue
    Plainfield, NJ 07060
    (908)755-2444
    0.7NS-PK
    16
  • Plainfield
    Kings Daughters Day School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 153 students
    0.9 miles
    502 West Front St
    Plainfield, NJ 07060
    (908)756-7788
    0.9PK-K
    153
  • Plainfield
    Star Bright Christian Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: PK-KG | 8 students
    1 miles
    145 Park Ave
    Plainfield, NJ 07060
    (908)756-7927
    1PK-KG
    8

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