Mary Star Of The Sea High School

  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1951
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students523 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
53%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Mary Star Of The Sea High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%
Average Class Size24 students
Number of AP Courses12 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 CodeCasual
(School uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,000
% on Financial Aid
42%
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMrs. Kelly Phillips

Sports

Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsArchery, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, VolleyballArcheryBaseball,
BasketballCheering,
Cross CountryDance,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTrack and Field,
Volleyball
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Culver City
    Grades: 7-12 | 46 students
    16.9 miles
    9000 Overland Avenue @WLA College
    Culver City, CA 90230
    (310)842-8808
    16.9 7-12
    46
  • Gardena
    Grades: 9-12 | 544 students
    9 miles
    14830 Van Ness Avenue
    Gardena, CA 90249
    (310)324-6675
    9 9-12
    544
  • Gardena
    Grades: 6-12 | 137 students
    6.8 miles
    1473 West 182nd Street
    Gardena, CA 90248
    (310)538-6863
    6.8 6-12
    137
  • Los Angeles
    Grades: NS-12 | 387 students
    24 miles
    2911 N San Fernando Rd
    Los Angeles, CA 90065
    (323)344-4330
    24 NS-12
    387
  • Mission Hills
    Grades: 9-12 | 1347 students
    36.5 miles
    11111 Alemany Dr
    Mission Hills, CA 91345
    (818)837-5222
    36.5 9-12
    1347

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