St. Mary Academy

St. Mary Academy aspires to provide a safe environment, rooted in Catholic teachings, for a unique community of diverse learners, while nurturing spiritual, academic, social, emotional, and physical potential to help cultivate lifelong stewards of Christ. .

Quick Stats (2021-22)

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADD, ADHD, Speech and Language Disorders, Anxiety
Year Founded
2000

Student Body

Total Students
72 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
27%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade
St. Mary Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size
12 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(school uniform)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
We accept McKay, Gardiner and Step up for Students Scholarships, Florida Empowerment Scholarship. We also offer scholarships from the school based on financial need.
% on Financial Aid
78%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$7,800
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Julie Dapper

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Ukulele Club

School Notes

  • We ask that parents submit an online application and take a tour of the school. Parents should bring a copy of IEP, recent report card and any supporting documentation from doctors and therapists. If we feel we have the resources to help the prospective student we will schedule a shadow date. The student will spend the day at our school and will be administered a test to get an idea of their level. The principal will look over the IEP and will meet with the teachers to ensure that we are a good fit for the student. It is important to us that we have the resources available to ensure the student will be successful.
Profile last updated: 07/21/2021

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