St. Mary School

St. Mary Catholic School educates preschool through 12th grade students in an environment based on Gospel values. St. Mary School guides students to recognize their God-given potential and develop their talents to become leaders who are committed to their faith, lifelong learning, and service to others.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a

Student Body

Total Students211 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade St. Mary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses2 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average SAT score1125
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Colored white, light blue or navy with Khaki or navy pant or approved uniform skirt )

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,950
Tuition NotesTuition scholarships available; 50% or students receive some scholarship
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions AssociatePatti Shaffran
Endowment Size$2.6 million


Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballCross Country,
FootballIce Hockey,
TennisTrack and Field,

School Notes

  • At St. Mary We Are:Providing a safe and welcoming environment with a faculty and staff who are dedicated, caring and effective.Committing to help all students develop their God-given talents to the best of their ability.Developing leaders in an atmosphere of faith, lifelong learning and service to others.Teaching students through diversified programs of educational opportunities, religious experiences, athletic programs and social and cultural opportunities.Cultivating a school community of respect, moral development and self-discipline

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Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to St. Mary School is The Leelanau School (13.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Leelanau Children's Center Northport (11.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Leelanau Childrens Center (3.7 miles away)
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The average private school tuition in Michigan is $5,027 for elementary schools and $10,392 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Michigan is 95% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).