Mount St. Mary Academy

3756 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14217-0142
     Tel: (716)877-1358
Grades: 9 - 12 | 284 students
Mount St. Mary Academy, founded by the Sisters of St. Mary of Namur in 1927, is an all-girls Catholic college-preparatory high school located at 3756 Delaware Avenue in Kenmore. Mount St. Mary’s is consistently ranked among the top ten Western New York public and private high schools.
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Mount St. Mary Academy, founded by the Sisters of St. Mary of Namur in 1927, is an all-girls Catholic college-preparatory high school located at 3756 Delaware Avenue in Kenmore. Mount St. Mary’s is consistently ranked among the top ten Western New York public and private high schools.
Mount St. Mary Academy, founded by the Sisters of St. Mary of Namur, is a Catholic private college preparatory school for young women.
Within a nurturing environment, the Academy strives to develop the whole person.
Guided by our Catholic tradition, and rooted in Gospel values, we educate young women who are dedicated to lifelong learning, moral integrity and service to and acceptance of others.
Mount St. Mary Academy continues the educational and spiritual vision of the Sisters of St. Mary of Namur who, "In simplicity and joy, have offered all to God." Students are challenged to understand people of varied backgrounds by using their diverse gifts to participate in service to the community. Recognizing each student's strengths and potential for growth, Mount St. Mary offers a varied curriculum that effectively encourages each student to succeed.
Through academic and extra-curricular programs, students explore their own identities and values and enhance their moral decision making skills.
Students graduate from Mount St. Mary having attained global understanding, critical and abstract thinking skills and the ability to express their knowledge in a coherent and literate manner.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1927

Student Body

Total Students 284 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Mount St. Mary Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses 10 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Advanced Placement Calculus, Advanced Placement Chemistry, Advanced Placement Comparative Government and Politics, Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition, Advanced Placement European History, Advanced Placement Latin, Advanced Placement Macroeconomics, Advanced Placement United States History, Advanced Placement US Government and Politics, NUSTEP BIO 101 Human Biology, NUSTEP BIO 103 Environmental Biology, NUSTEP ENG 100 Introduction to Literature, NUSTEP FRE 103/104 Intermediate French Language, NUStep REL 206 - World Religions, NUSTEP SPA 103/104 Intermediate Spanish Language, Sociology - Niagara University NUStep (365), 
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,550
Admissions Director Mrs. Katherine Brick


Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Crew, Cross Country, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballBowling,
Cross CountryGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes:

By recognizing each student’s strengths and potential for growth, Mount St. Mary Academy has helped young women develop the important skills required to be a successful college student and professional for the past 88 years. Today, Mount St. Mary offers a curriculum which, in addition to a New York State Regents and Honors core, includes more than 20 Advanced Placement or college-partnered courses and over 30 electives. For more information, please contact the Mount St. Mary Academy Main Office at (716) 877-1358.

Profile last updated: 07/21/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cardinal O Hara High School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Andrews Country Day School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Andrews Country Day School (0.4 miles away)
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