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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked AZ School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 535 students
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 22 / Aug. 1 / rolling

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School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1917
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
535 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
69%
State avg.: 39%
Students by Grade
St. Marys High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
55%
Average Class Size
22 students
Number of AP Courses
4 courses
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 22 / Aug. 1 / rolling
Tuition Notes
2020-2021 school year - $16,000 for non-registered Catholic families; $12,500 for registered Catholic families
% on Financial Aid
80%
Admissions Director
Mrs. Pivonka

Sports

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, Guitar

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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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked AZ School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 535 students
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 22 / Aug. 1 / rolling

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