St. Mary-Basha Catholic School
- Top Ranked AZ School
- Grades: Prekindergarten-8
- Enrollment: 426 students
- Yearly Tuition: $6,200
- Acceptance rate: 90%
- Average class size: 23 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
- Source: Verified school update
Academics and Faculty
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate
Club or Organization:
Boy Scouts, Chess Club, Little Flowers Girls Club, National Junior Honor Society, Robotics Club, Student Council
Arts and Music Programs:
- The oldest private school in Chandler, St. Mary-Basha has a long-standing tradition focused on the formation of the whole child.
- We are the only Catholic Elementary School in Chandler serving East Valley students from Gilbert, Mesa, Tempe, Queen Creek, San Tan Valley, Maricopa and surrounding areas
- Accredited by the Western Catholic Educational Association with highest commendation.
- Selected as Best of Chandler for Catholic Schools 2022
- We have a flourishing, licensed Preschool and PreKindergarten for 3-5 year old children offering an outstanding start to their education in a fun, nurturing and engaging environment.
- 1:1 student to ipad, and Chromebooks in all grades
- New in 2022, we have a full-time STREAM instructor leading our program to engage students in an exciting curriculum that breaks down the walls between science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The curriculum is presented through a project-based and hands-on approach that encourages students to explore, create and innovate.
- Renovated STREAM Lab and MakerSpace enables all students an opportunity to tinker and develop their critical thinking and problem solving skills in a fun and engaging environment. (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Arts, Math)
- All K-8 students participate in enrichment courses of Physical Education (PE), Music, Art, Spanish, and STREAM taught by dedicated subject matter expert teachers.
- Class field trip days included in tuition fees and overnight excursions at a reduced rate for students.
- Before and After School extended care.
- Education expands beyond the classroom at SMB! We offer athletic and extracurricular programs for every intertest your student may have. Junior high students can select from a variety of electives in relevant subjects and critical life skills to prepare them for their future careers
- Advancement Math placement in Junior High provides an edge to high school math placement
- We utilize standardized tests including the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) and STAR Reading and STAR Math to assess and measure student progress throughout the year and allow for individualized student support plans
- Consistently above average Iowa Test results with students performing 1-2 grades higher than their current grade
- For students needing additional support and intervention, we have certified professionals on staff including a Reading Specialist, Speech and Language Pathologist and tutoring services available.
- To ensure a healthy school culture with a focus on social and emotional learning, we have a full-time School Guidance Counselor
- Monthly community service projects and collection drives to support many charitable organizations including St. Vincent de Paul, Chandler Police Department, Maggie`s Place and Paz De Cristo.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does St. Mary-Basha Catholic School cost?
St. Mary-Basha Catholic School's tuition is approximately $6,200 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of St. Mary-Basha Catholic School?
The acceptance rate of St. Mary-Basha Catholic School is 90%, which is higher than the national average of 89%.
What sports does St. Mary-Basha Catholic School offer?
St. Mary-Basha Catholic School offers 6 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball and Volleyball.
What is St. Mary-Basha Catholic School's ranking?
When is the application deadline for St. Mary-Basha Catholic School?
The application deadline for St. Mary-Basha Catholic School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
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