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Educating girls since 1874, St. Mary Academy Bay View is an independent, Catholic school serving a diverse population of girls from Preschool through Grade 12.
In the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy, we offer a blended learning curriculum to foster critical thinking in a creative learning environment.
We are committed to empowering each student to be a confident, independent, compassionate, and socially conscious young woman who fully lives her faith.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked RI School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 432 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,350
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

St. Mary Academy – Bay View ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Rhode Island for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded
1874

Student Body

Total Students
432 students
Student Body Type
Students by Grade
St. Mary Academy – Bay View Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
18 students
Number of AP Courses
16 courses
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition ranges from $11,350–$16,650 for Preschool through Grade 12.
% on Financial Aid
46%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$6,032
Admissions Director
Monica Rangel

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
33 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Ambassadors Club, B.A.D.D. Bengals Against Destructive Decisions, Bay View Abroad, Book Club, Chefs at the Bay, Close-Up, Craft Club, Culture Share Club, Equestrian Club, Excalibur National Honor Society for Excellence in Science, French Club/Club De Français, Friends of Mercy, H.O.P.E. Environmental Club, Habitat for Humanity, Italian Club, Math Team, Mercy Action Club, Mock Trial, Model Legislature, Model United Nations, Peer Ministry, Rosie's Club, Spanish Club/El Club de Español, Student Council, Vision Club, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
After Hours Art, Ambassadors Club Bay View Players, Chamber Chorus, Literary Club-Zoë, Orchestra, Rhode Island All-State Chorus and Orchestra, The Bay View Players Cabaret Show

School Notes

  • Educating girls since 1874, St. Mary Academy Bay View is an independent, Catholic school serving a diverse population of girls from Preschool through Grade 12. In the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy, we offer a blended learning curriculum to foster critical thinking in a creative learning environment. We are committed to empowering each student to be a confident, independent, compassionate, and socially conscious young woman who fully lives her faith.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked RI School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 432 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,350
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Providence County, RI is $12,191 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Providence County, RI is 74% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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