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. .

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School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
National Council for Private School Accreditation
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedAutism Spectrum Disorder, ADD, ADHD, Speech and Language Disorders, Anxiety
Year Founded2000

Student Body

Total Students72 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
27%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade St. Mary Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size12 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(school uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$15,300
Tuition NotesWe 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 DirectorJulie Dapper

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballFlag Football,
SoccerTennis,
Volleyball

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.

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