St Vincent-St Mary High School

15 N Maple St
Akron, OH 44303-0443
Tel: (330)253-9113
Grades: 9-12 | 655 students
St. Vincent - St. Mary High School (STVM) is a four-year, co-educational, college preparatory Catholic high school.
We have been an integral part of the Akron community for more than 100 years, providing quality education rooted in Catholic faith.
Our comprehensive, college-preparatory curriculum provides our students with a strong academic and religious foundation that prepares them for college and beyond.
In the spirit of the Gospel, we are committed to educate the whole person, to lead and serve; enlightening the mind, developing the body, touching the heart, and inspiring the soul.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
AdvancED
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Students receive support based on IEP

Student Body

Total Students 655 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade St Vincent-St Mary High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
62%
Average Class Size 25 students
Number of AP Courses 12 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English: Language and Composition, AP English: Literature and Composition, AP European History, AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, AP Statistics, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP U.S. History,
Average SAT score 1656
Average ACT score 24
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(STVM uniform shirt/slacks/school shoes)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $10,150
Tuition Notes We offer one-payment, two-payment, four-payment and monthly payment plans.
% on Financial Aid
50%
Average Financial Aid Grant $4,000
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Joanne Wiseman
Admissions Associate Amy Bisesi

Sports

Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfGymnastics,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 49 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academic Challenge Team, Art Club, Chinese Club, Class Officers, Concert Choir, Dance Troupe, Dramatic Mystery Dinner, Environmental Conservation Club, Eucharistic Ministers, Fall Play, French Club, Fun in Engineering Club, Future Medics, International Thespian Society, Irish Athletes for Christ, Irish Dance Team, Irish Spirit Squad, Jazz Band, Journalism, Lectors and Altar Servers, Liturgical Choir, Marching Band, Math Team, Men's Ensemble, Mock Trial, Model United Nations (MUN), Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honor Society), Multi-Cultural Club, National Honor Society (NHS), Peer Ministry, Pep Band, Pit Orchestra, Right to Life Club, Robotics Team, Rocket Team, Russian Club, STEM/U of Akron Science Inquiry Team, Show Choir, Ski and Snowboard Club, Spanish Club, Spring Musical, St. Brigid's Fire, St. Joseph of Arimathea Society, Student Council, Symphonic Band, Symphonic Choir, Technology Team, Women's Ensemble, Yearbook Staff Art Club, Chinese Club, Class Officers, Concert Choir, Dance Troupe, Fall Play, French Club, Future Medics, Jazz Band, Journalism, Marching Band, Math Team, Men's Ensemble, Mock Trial, Peer Ministry, Pep Band, Pit Orchestra, Robotics Team, Rocket Team, Russian Club, Show Choir, Spanish Club, Spring Musical, Symphonic Band, Yearbook Staff, Academic Challenge Team,
Dramatic Mystery Dinner,
Environmental Conservation Club,
Eucharistic Ministers,
Fun in Engineering Club,
International Thespian Society,
Irish Athletes for Christ,
Irish Dance Team,
Irish Spirit Squad,
Lectors and Altar Servers,
Liturgical Choir,
Model United Nations (MUN),
Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honor Society),
Multi-Cultural Club,
National Honor Society (NHS),
Right to Life Club,
STEM/U of Akron Science Inquiry Team,
Ski and Snowboard Club,
St. Brigid's Fire,
St. Joseph of Arimathea Society,
Student Council,
Symphonic Choir,
Technology Team,
Women's Ensemble,

School Notes

  • St. Vincent-St. Mary (STVM) is a Catholic, co-educational, college preparatory high school located just west of downtown Akron, OH.
  • STVM was founded in 1972 after a merger of two prominent parish high schools, St. Mary founded in 1897 and St. Vincent founded in 1906.
  • STVM is currently in the discernment process to affiliate with The Marianists.
  • STVM is a welcoming community drawn from a five county region; students enroll from Catholic elementary schools, as well as private and public middle schools. Most students enroll as incoming freshmen, although transfers are also considered for admission.
  • STVM is chartered by the State of Ohio as a College Prep School and is accredited by The Ohio Catholic School Accrediting Assoication and AdvancED/North Central Association Commission on Schools.
  • Over 65% of STVM facultyhold advanced degrees; the faculty also has an average of 16 years of teaching experience.
  • Ninety-seven percent of graduates are college-bound; sevnty-one percent of the Class of 2016 earned $13 million in college scholarships.
  • Approximately 50% of the students receive some form of tuition assistance: scholarships and/or financial aid.
  • A vibrant Campus Ministry program enables students to live their fiath daily and participate in liturgies, retreats, peer ministry, community outreach, and our annual Mission Trip.
  • Students are required to take four years of theology and complete 100 hours of Christian community service over four years. In 2015-2016, students amassed over 23,000 service hours.
  • STVM offers 12 AP courses as well as many honors level courses which earn weighted grades in terms of students' GPA's. In 2016, thirty-one students qualified as AP Scholars, earning a score of 3 or higher on at least 3 AP exams.
  • Technology is integrated across the curriculum; all students are issued Chromebooks to facilitate their learning.
  • STVM offers four years of four world languages: Spanish, French, Chinese, and Russian; students also have opportunities to travel to foreign countries to experience the culture and demonstrate their language skills.
  • STVM students participate in over 50 extra-curricular clubs and organizations. There is something for everyone at STVM.
  • STVM has been designated an "All-American Model United Nations School," one of only 24 schools in the nation to earn this designation.
  • STVM Rocket Team was selected as one of only 12 high schools in the nation to participate in the NASA Student Launch Initiative.
  • Students have the opportunity to explore the concepts of permaculture and environmental science in our STVM Victory Garden, a living, growing outdoor classroom.
  • Students actively participate in award-winning fine arts programs in visual art, music, dance, and drama.
  • Male and female students may each choose from a total of twenty-four varsity sports - twelve for males and twelve for females. STVM athletic teams have won 31 state team championships and 27 individual state titles. In 2016, 25 seniors signed letters of intent for collegiate sports.
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