St. Mary's School, An IB World School

  • St. Mary`s is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School dedicated to inquiry-based academic excellence, developing well-rounded, confident children who flourish in a creative environment founded on Christian values.
  • As the only primary school in Orange County to offer the IB program, the school promotes critical thinking and focuses on developing skills to meet the challenges of a global, technological economy.
  • Coupled with strong athletic programs, extended care, enrichment classes and summer programs, students in preschool through grade eight develop the life-long practice of learning, leading and serving.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1994

Student Body

Total Students732 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeSt. Mary's School, An IB World School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size18 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniform Required)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1 / rolling
Tuition Notes$8,780 – 18,710 Early Education $8,780 -$14,570 Lower School $18,070 Middle School $18,710
% on Financial Aid
15%
Admissions DirectorJennifer Risner
Admissions AssociateChristie DuVall

Sports

Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.28 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.After School Enrichment, Arts & Crafts, ASB, Ceramics, Chess, cooking, Drawing, Drumming, Extended Care, Field Studies, Field Studies, Fine Arts, Golf, Guitar, International Exchange, inventions, Karate Class, Lego, Math Club, Model United Nations (MUN), Orchestra, Painting, Piano Lessons, Science, Sports Program, Summer Camps, Theater, Visual Arts Arts & Crafts, ASB, Ceramics, Chess, cooking, Drawing, Drumming, Extended Care, Field Studies, Field Studies, Fine Arts, Golf, Guitar, inventions, Karate Class, Lego, Math Club, Orchestra, Painting, Piano Lessons, Science, Sports Program, Summer Camps, Theater, Visual Arts, After School Enrichment,
International Exchange,
Model United Nations (MUN),

School Notes

  • St. Mary`s is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School dedicated to inquiry-based academic excellence, developing well-rounded, confident children who flourish in a creative environment founded on Christian values.
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