St. Marys High School

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St. Marys High School Photo #1 - Join us as we celebrate 100 years of Saint Mary's Catholic High School!
  • The mission of Saint Mary's Catholic High School is to provide a liberal arts education that forms virtuous young men and women to know the truth and love the good.
  • Saint Mary's High School is a Roman Catholic, diocesan, coeducational high school serving the greater Phoenix area.
  • It is a multicultural, centrally located school that offers a traditional academic curriculum with a primary emphasis on college preparation. As a Catholic school, Saint Mary's has the unique privilege and responsibility of providing spiritual resources for the school community.
  • We believe that by promoting moral values, fostering lifelong service, instilling knowledge of the truths of the Catholic faith, and integrating that faith with all that is taught and experienced at Saint Mary's, students are provided with a solid foundation on which to live out their faith in our world. Additionally, we strive to provide an environment in which students can become contributing members of their faith communities.
  • We strive to leave lasting impressions of the values of honesty, decency, and integrity with our students.
  • Because each student must be able to make informed decisions and to live according to Christian principals, we encourage self-discipline, self-respect, respect for others, and growth in learning so that students will be able to deal with everyday issues.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1917
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students540 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
74%
State avg.: 38%
Students by GradeSt. Marys High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
55%
Average Class Size22 students
Number of AP Courses4 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition Notes2016-2017 school year - $14,000 for non-registered Catholic families; $10,950 for registered Catholic families
% on Financial Aid
79%
Admissions DirectorAllison Madigan

Sports

Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Pro-Life Club, Robotics Team, Service Clubs

Arts and Music Programs:
Band and Choir, Dance Team, Drama/Theater, Guita

School Notes

  • The mission of Saint Mary's Catholic High School is to provide a liberal arts education that forms virtuous young men and women to know the truth and love the good. Saint Mary's High School is a Roman Catholic, diocesan, coeducational high school serving the greater Phoenix area. It is a multicultural, centrally located school that offers a traditional academic curriculum with a primary emphasis on college preparation. As a Catholic school, Saint Mary's has the unique privilege and responsibility of providing spiritual resources for the school community. We believe that by promoting moral values, fostering lifelong service, instilling knowledge of the truths of the Catholic faith, and integrating that faith with all that is taught and experienced at Saint Mary's, students are provided with a solid foundation on which to live out their faith in our world. Additionally, we strive to provide an environment in which students can become contributing members of their faith communities. We strive to leave lasting impressions of the values of honesty, decency, and integrity with our students. Because each student must be able to make informed decisions and to live according to Christian principals, we encourage self-discipline, self-respect, respect for others, and growth in learning so that students will be able to deal with everyday issues.
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