St. Mary's Academy
St. Mary's Academy Photo #2 - For over 150 years, St. Mary's Academy has been enlightening students to explore the world and learn without limits. St. Mary's Academy's unique, rigorous, college preparatory curriculum is designed for students who are motivated to learn and grow in a Catholic, independent community.
St. Mary's Academy Photo #3 - St. Mary's Academy High School excels at preparing young women for leadership in a global society. Our goal is to empower our students through the development of analytical skills, confidence, and generosity to make a difference in the world around them.
St. Mary's Academy Photo #4 - The Lower School is a happy place! Here, children are treasured, encouraged, and loved. St. Mary's Academy's Lower School is a co-educational program beginning with Pre-Kindergarten and continuing through grade five. The Lower School learning environment allows children to grow in a happy, positive, and engaging community.
St. Mary's Academy Photo #5 - For the past four years, 100% of AP Calculus students have achieved the maximum score of five on the AP Calculus test!
St. Mary's Academy Photo #6 - At St. Mary's Academy Middle School, we focus on supporting the dynamic developmental stage of our students. They learn social skills, begin to establish their individual identity, and prepare for High School. The SMA Middle School offers an environment where creativity, exploration, and joy are encouraged to develop skills for deeper learning and personal growth.
St. Mary's Academy Photo #7 - St. Mary's Academy's Mission Statement: St. Mary's Academy fosters excellence in each child through academic achievement, spiritual development, and service. The Loretto School Values of faith, community, justice, and respect provide the foundation to be powerful agents of change.
- St. Mary's Academy is an independent, Catholic school, founded by the Sisters of Loretto in 1864..
- Co-Ed Pre-Junior Kindergarten through 8th. All Girls High School.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Coalition of Girls|
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Colorado Independent Schools (ACIS)
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-12|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Summer Program Details||Link to Summer Program Details|
|Total Students||674 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 23%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||85 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||8:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||16 students|
|Number of AP Courses||16 courses|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Advanced Courses||AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Sciences, AP European History, AP French Language, AP Spanish Language, AP U.S. History,|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
(For Lower and Middle School: No denim. Collared shirts. No prints.)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$15,600|
|Tuition Notes||We offer a variety of payment plans, loan programs and a need-based tuition assistance program.|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$7,000|
|Admissions Director||Seely Greenberg|
|Admissions Associate||Kristen Dieterich|
|Endowment Size||$12 million|
|Total Sports Offered||12 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBasketball, Cross Country,|
Field Hockey, Golf,
- 675 enrolled students
- 28% diversity
- Students come from 70 different zip codes
- Over $2.0 million given in need-based assistance each year to 26% of the student body in all three divisions.
- Summer camp offering for seven weeks in the summer
- Before and After School care available
Profile last updated:
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Denver Grades: 9-12 | 802 students
3601 S Lowell Blvd
Denver, CO 80236
(303)761-1764 4.1 9-12
- Englewood Grades: 6-12 | 672 students
4000 East Quincy Avenue
Englewood, CO 80113
(303)770-7660 1.1 6-12
- Aurora Grades: 9-12 | 734 students
6300 S Lewiston Way
Aurora, CO 80016
(303)269-8000 9 9-12
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