Mary Star Of The Sea High School

2500 N. Taper Avenue
San Pedro, CA 90731-0907
Tel: (310)547-1138
Grades: 9-12 | 510 students
Mary Star of the Sea High School is a co-educational, secondary school located in San Pedro, CA. The school is operated by Mary Star of the Sea Parish under the supervision of the Department of Catholic Schools of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
The school focuses on the fundamentals of a quality education interwoven with strong Catholic principles.
The curriculum is grounded in a college preparatory program with a four-year honor track option.
Guided by the Norbertine Fathers, Mary Star promotes growth in self-discipline and responsibility through leadership, athletic, and service opportunities.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1951

Student Body

Total Students 510 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Mary Star Of The Sea High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 24 students
Number of AP Courses 9 courses
Advanced Courses AB Calculus, AP European History, AP Spanish, AP US Government, AP US History, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP Environmental Science, AP Physics
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(School uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,200
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mrs. Kelly Phillips


Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
SwimmingTrack and Field,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Renaissance School For Arts And Sciences (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Christ Lutheran Church & School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Christ Lutheran Church & School (0.8 miles away)
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  • Rancho Palos Verd
    Christ Lutheran Church & School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 284 students
    0.8 miles
    28850 S Western Ave
    Rancho Palos Verd, CA 90275
  • San Pedro
    Grades: 5-12 | 71 students
    0.9 miles
    1 Rolling Hills Prep Way
    San Pedro, CA 90732
  • Lomita
    Grades: K-12 | 35 students
    1.1 miles
    26366 Hillcrest Ave
    Lomita, CA 90717
  • Harbor City
    Lorenz Hillside School
    Alternative School
    Grades: PK-6 | 25 students
    1.2 miles
    1516 Anaheim Street
    Harbor City, CA 90710
  • Rancho Palos Verdes
    Grades: PK-K | 80 students
    1.5 miles
    1903 W Summerland St
    Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

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