St. Mary-Basha Catholic School

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St. Mary-Basha Catholic School Photo #1 - Our students, faculty/staff and parents gather in prayer each morning in Mary's Garden.
  • St. Mary-Basha Catholic School is dedicated to preparing the student for a life that will positively impact the community through principles rooted in the Gospel and in the teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • St. Mary-Basha Catholic School is dedicated to the education of the whole child as a Catholic and a citizen.
  • With the mutual cooperation of the home, school, Church and community, we provide an atmosphere in which each student is given the opportunity to develop his/her unique gifts in order to build a life based on the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
  • St. Mary-Basha Catholic School student learning expectations reflect what what every student who leaves our school should know, understand and be able to accomplish before graduation.
  • St. Mary-Basha students are active Catholics, responsible citizens, active learners, and efficient communicators.

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St. Mary-Basha Catholic School places among the top 20% of private schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
AdvancED
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild learning differences
Year Founded1944
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1998

Student Body

Total Students485 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
29%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade St. Mary-Basha Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio27:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size27 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,390
Tuition NotesFamilies are encouraged to apply for financial assistance through Catholic Education Arizona
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
FootballSoccer,
SoftballVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Boy Scouts, Chess Club, Choir, Girl Scouts, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Band

School Notes

  • St. Mary-Basha Catholic School is the only Catholic School in the state of Arizona to receive a 12 out of 12 Accreditation rating from the Western Catholic Educational Association. 
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mesa
    Grades: PK-8 | 233 students
    7.4 miles
    1551 E Dana Avenue
    Mesa, AZ 85204
    (480)844-4480
    7.4 PK-8
    233
  • Scottsdale
    Grades: K-8 | 590 students
    22.9 miles
    16235 N 60th St
    Scottsdale, AZ 85254
    (480)905-0939
    22.9 K-8
    590
  • Chandler
    Grades: PK-6 | 410 students
    0.3 miles
    670 N Arizona Ave Ste 35
    Chandler, AZ 85225
    (480)963-2313
    0.3 PK-6
    410
  • Phoenix
    Grades: PK-8 | 229 students
    15.2 miles
    2311 E Palm Ln
    Phoenix, AZ 85006
    (602)244-1451
    15.2 PK-8
    229
  • Phoenix
    Grades: PK-8 | 383 students
    7.8 miles
    16035 S 48th Street
    Phoenix, AZ 85048
    (480)219-4848
    7.8 PK-8
    383

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