Mt. St. Mary Academy, the educational ministry of St. Patrick Parish, was established in 1859.
Our mission is to serve families primarily of the Catholic Communities of St. Patrick, St. Canice and St. Dominic as well as families of other faith traditions and surrounding communities.
Recognizing that parents are the primary educators of their children, we collaborate to educate our students to achieve their potential in the areas of faith development, academic excellence, social awareness and emotional growth.
We exist to inspire and motivate our students to recognize their call to be responsible, faith-filled leaders in the reality of today`s multicultural and diverse world.
Mount Saint Mary`s is the oldest continuously operating Catholic school west of the Mississippi. Founded in 1859, Mount Saint Mary`s is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, and proud of a fully credentialed faculty.
Mount Saint Mary`s teacher/student ratio is 1:18. A strong academic foundation is emphasized, as children become engaged in the joy and responsibility of learning as a lifelong process.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 139 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,050
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Mount St. Marys Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded
1859

Student Body

Total Students
139 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 49%
Students by Grade
Mount St. Marys Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
white or nave polo with khaki or navy shorts and/or pants and plaid shirts for girls

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition Assistance for those families who qualify

Sports

Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Mount St. Marys Academy cost?

Mount St. Marys Academy's tuition is approximately $4,050 for private students.

What sports does Mount St. Marys Academy offer?

Mount St. Marys Academy offers 6 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Mountain Biking, Track and Field and Volleyball.

What is Mount St. Marys Academy's ranking?

Mount St. Marys Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Least expensive tuition and Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for Mount St. Marys Academy?

The application deadline for Mount St. Marys Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 139 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,050
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in California is $15,266 for elementary schools and $20,907 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in California is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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