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.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 523 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,000
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1951
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
523 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
53%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Mary Star Of The Sea High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%
Average Class Size
24 students
Number of AP Courses
12 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)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
42%
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Mrs. Kelly Phillips

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 523 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,000
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Los Angeles County, CA is $13,819 for elementary schools and $18,714 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Los Angeles County, CA is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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