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
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADD, ADHD, Speech and Language Disorders, Anxiety
Year Founded

Student Body

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

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
12 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
(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
Average Financial Aid Grant
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Julie Dapper


Total Sports Offered
5 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
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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