Presentation Of Mary Academy

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (978)682-9391
  • Presentation of Mary Academy is a private, Catholic, co-ed, college preparatory high school, built on the tradition of the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary.
  • Presentation of Mary Academy provides a quality education that seeks to integrate Catholic beliefs and values with academic excellence, thus empowering young women and men to assume roles of leadership and service to family, Church and community.
  • PMA is strongly committed to providing an environment for students to reach their potential through fostering positive self-image, promoting self-discipline, developing critical thinking skills and enhancing each one's unique talents; offering advanced placement, honors, college preparatory and elective courses that present students the opportunity for intellectual, spiritual and emotional growth; developing young women and men with strong morals and values through the teachings of Jesus; these provide the foundation for ongoing Christian growth; encouraging participation in extra-curricular activities and athletics; providing a dedicated faculty and staff, who challenge young women and men to achieve and who serve as role models; and maintaining updated facilities to meet evolving educational needs.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1958

Student Body

Total Students217 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 24%
Students by GradePresentation Of Mary Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses8 courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP French Language, AP Spanish Language, AP US History
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 30
Yearly Tuition Cost$11,600
Tuition NotesInternational students should email the Admissions Office for international tuition rates.
% on Financial Aid
40%
Admissions DirectorJane Danahy Foss
Admissions AssociateSarah Hamilton

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBasketball, Crew, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCrew,
Cross CountrySoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,
Volleyball
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School Reviews

5  4/9/2012
I graduated from PMA almost 20 years ago and I still credit them for making me into the person I am today. The way I was encouraged to learn and embrace school, rather than hate it, stayed with me through college, graduate school and now in my career. In fact, I was so prepared for college that I tested out of several freshman classes (and I know a lot of my former classmates did as well.) At PMA they care about the student as an individual and I was always encouraged to pursue greatness. I still remember every one of my teachers, and, even more impressive, they still remember me. I am glad to say that after a recent visit the atmosphere and overall feel of the school is the same. I would highly recommend PMA.
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