St. Mark's High School

2501 Pike Creek Road,
Wilmington, DE, 19808-0198
Tel: (302)738-3300
Saint Mark's is a Diocesan, Catholic college preparatory high school that educates young men and women to be leaders whose faith and service reflect the values of excellence, humility, and integrity.
Our students learn Christ's commandment to love one another and they experience firsthand the joys of giving service to the community.
Saint Mark's students acquire a sense of justice and learn to live responsibly in the world.
Our broad curriculum and extensive opportunities for involvement allow each student to develop to his or her fullest potential.
In academics, athletics, the arts – in all aspects of their lives – Saint Mark's students are motivated to succeed.
We invite you to come to Saint Mark's and experience our very special feeling of belonging.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Delaware Association of Independent Schools
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported mild learning/language-based disabilities / Attention Deficit Disorder / Dyslexia / Asperger syndrome /mild vision problems
Year Founded 1969

Student Body

Total Students 1250 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 12%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade St. Mark

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 110 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 24 students
Number of AP Courses 22 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Comparative Government & Politics, English Language, English Literature, Environmental Science, European History, French Language, German Language, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Music Theory, Physics C, Psychology, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, Statistics, Studio Art, U.S. Government & Politics, U.S. History, 
Average SAT score 1589
Average ACT score 23
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Boys: Regulation khaki pants and regulation polo shirt (Fall/Spring), regulation khaki pants, dress shirt, tie and blazer (winter) Girls: regulation khaki pants or skirt and regulation polo shirt)

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $10,000
Tuition Notes Tuition payable in 11 monthly installments. Tuition assistance available
% on Financial Aid 25%
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,000
Admissions Director Clarice Kwasnieski
Admissions Associate Marianne Driscoll

Sports

Total Sports Offered 20 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Crew, Cross Country, Drill Team, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCrew,
Cross CountryDrill Team,
Field HockeyFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,
Winter TrackWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 42 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academic Challenge, Blue/Gold Friendship, Chemistry Club, Concert Band, Environmental Club, Fall Drama Production, Film Club, Film Production, Future Educators of America (FEA), Games & Strategy, Indoor Dance Team, International Club, Intramural Bowling, Jazz Band, Key Club, Law Club, Marching Band, Markings Literary Magazine, Math League, Mock Trial, Model United Nations, National Honor Society, Odyssey of the Mind, One Act Play Festival, Pax Christi, Peer Leaders, Precision Dancers, Psychology Club, SADD-YELL, School Newspaper, Science Olympiad, Sign Language Club, Ski Club, Spartan Morning News, Spring Musical, String Ensemble, Student Ambassadors, Tech Crew (Drama), Twirlers, Variety Show, Yearbook, Z Club Chemistry Club, Concert Band, Film Club, Jazz Band, Key Club, Law Club, Marching Band, Math League, Mock Trial, Pax Christi, Peer Leaders, SADD-YELL, Ski Club, Spring Musical, Twirlers, Variety Show, Yearbook, Z Club, Academic Challenge,
Blue/Gold Friendship,
Environmental Club,
Fall Drama Production,
Film Production,
Future Educators of America (FEA),
Games & Strategy,
Indoor Dance Team,
International Club,
Intramural Bowling,
Markings Literary Magazine,
Model United Nations,
National Honor Society,
Odyssey of the Mind,
One Act Play Festival,
Precision Dancers,
Psychology Club,
School Newspaper,
Science Olympiad,
Sign Language Club,
Spartan Morning News,
String Ensemble,
Student Ambassadors,
Tech Crew (Drama),

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 08/01/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The College School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Meadowood KinderCare (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Developing Minds Preschool And Learning Center (1.3 miles away)
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  • Newark Meadowood KinderCare
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    50 South Meadowood Drive
    Newark , DE , 19711
    (302)453-8090
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.5  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Wilmington Developing Minds Preschool And Learning Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Episcopal)
    2106 Saint James Church Rd
    Wilmington , DE , 19808
    (302)995-9611
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Episcopal)
    1.3  mi  |  13  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Newark Pike Creek Christian School
    (Christian)
    199 Polly Drummond Hill Road
    Newark , DE , 19711
    (302)731-7773
    (Christian)
    1.4  mi  |  133  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Newark
    Goddard Early Learning Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    50 Polly Drummond Hill Rd
    Newark , DE , 19711
    (302)454-9454
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.5  mi  |  5  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Wilmington Pike Creek KinderCare
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    3449 Hillock Lane
    Wilmington , DE , 19808
    (302)731-7138
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.6  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  NS-PK

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  • Recommended February 28, 2012 - I graduated in 1979 and would recommend this school to anyone who wants an education and prep for college. . Wonderful school.. Wonderful memories.. Thanks St. Marks.. Still miss it.. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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