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  • Maria High School is a Catholic, college preparatory high school for young women which offers a challenging academic program that responds to individual interests and needs.
  • A ministry of the Sisters of St. Casimir, Maria High School provides an excellent educational experience and nurtures the faith life of its diverse learning community through prayer, worship, and service.
  • The faculty and staff, committed to the pursuit of excellence, provide a caring, respectful environment which inspires each student to live her faith, discover her gifts, and cultivate life-long relationships.
  • Maria High School, in partnership with parents, families, and the community, helps young women reach their full potential.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1911

Student Body

Total Students241 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
86%
State avg.: 30%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
72%
Average Class Size12 students
Number of AP Courses5 courses
Advanced CoursesAP Calculus AB, AP Literature, AP Spanish, AP US Government, AP US History
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
90%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,500
Acceptance Rate
97%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Dance, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
DanceSoccer,
SoftballTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Art Club, Audio-Visual Service Club, Big Sister/Little Sister, Foods Club, Gospel Choir, Maria Herald Staff, Maria/Holy Cross Hospital Volunteers, Math & Science Club, Media Communications Club, Mystic Messengers, Mystic Ministry, National Honor Society, Piano Club, Sewing Club, Student Council, Web Page Club, World Language Clu

School Notes

  • Maria High School is a Catholic, college preparatory high school for young women which offers a challenging academic program that responds to individual interests and needs. A ministry of the Sisters of St. Casimir, Maria High School provides an excellent educational experience and nurtures the faith life of its diverse learning community through prayer, worship, and service. The faculty and staff, committed to the pursuit of excellence, provide a caring, respectful environment which inspires each student to live her faith, discover her gifts, and cultivate life-long relationships. Maria High School, in partnership with parents, families, and the community, helps young women reach their full potential.
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