St. Mary Academy – Bay View

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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.

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

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1874

Student Body

Total Students432 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
Students by Grade St. Mary Academy – Bay View Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size18 students
Number of AP Courses16 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$11,350
Tuition NotesTuition ranges from $11,350–$16,650 for Preschool through Grade 12.
% on Financial Aid
46%
Average Financial Aid Grant$6,032
Admissions DirectorMonica Rangel

Sports

Total Sports Offered21 sports
SportsBallet, Basketball, Cheering, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Flag Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBalletBasketball,
CheeringCrew,
Cross CountryDance,
EquestrianField Hockey,
Flag FootballGolf,
GymnasticsIce Hockey,
LacrosseSailing,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Winter Track

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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