St. Mary Central High School
St. Mary's Central High School is North Dakota's largest and oldest Catholic high school, with a rich history of educational excellence in the Bismarck-Mandan community.
In 1878, four sisters from the convent of St. Benedict in St.
Joseph, Minnesota, arrived in Bismarck to staff what was then the St.
Mary's Academy and Boarding School. In 1916, the first high school classes were offered and the spring of 1922 brought the first graduation at St.
Mary's High School. St. Mary's Central High School strives to promote a Christian atmosphere of learning in which all students develop themselves academically, spiritually, emotionally, socially and physically.
St. Mary's Central High School is committed to providing a foundation of faith in the Catholic tradition, and in fostering an environment in which students and staff will be free to experience the presence of Jesus Christ in their personal lives. St. Mary's is a student-centered school.
- Top Ranked ND School
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 331 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 13%
Students by Grade
Academics and Faculty
Total Classroom Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
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