St. Marys High School

St. Marys High School Photo #1 - Visual and performing arts, a Theater Company in the Mass. Educational Theater Guild and partnerships with Lynn Museum and Centerboard let our students express their creativity.
St. Marys High School Photo #2 - As part of our commitment to 21st-century learning, our Digital Citizenship and 1:1 iPad initiative encourages our students to have access to information and knowledge anytime, anywhere.
St. Marys High School Photo #3 - The Marian Division curriculum was greatly enhanced this year with the addition of a STEM??Science Technology Engineering Math??class. All seventh- and eighth-graders are taking one semester of Project Lead the Way, in addition to their regular math and science classes. The seventh-graders work on 3D mechanical design using CAD software, while the eighth-graders study automation and robotics.
St. Marys High School Photo #4 - St. Mary's Scholars are part of an honors program that recognizes incoming students for exceptional academic achievement and provides enrichment opportunities throughout their time at St. Mary?'s.
St. Marys High School Photo #5 - Rigorous academics, the 1:1 iPad initiative and STEM programs in and out of the classroom prepare our students to achieve their preferred option for college.
St. Marys High School Photo #6 - Opportunities to play 21 sports in the Catholic Central League, 19 state titles since 1988 and winning varsity records help our students become champions on the field, court and ice.
St. Marys High School Photo #7 - St. Mary's Lady's Spartans are the 2014 MIAA Div. III girls basketball champions!
St. Marys High School Photo #8 - St. Mary's is located in historic downtown Lynn: the largest city in Essex County, an urban manufacturing and commercial center, densely populated and culturally diverse. We are proud to partner with many Lynn and Greater Boston community and arts organizations in providing tremendous value to our students. We host annual dinners in appreciation of our Lynn firefighters and police officers!
St. Marys High School Photo #9 - St. Mary's Spartans athletic logo
St. Mary's is a Catholic, college-preparatory school developing students in grades 6-12 from more than 30 communities on Boston's North Shore. Shaping authentic men and women of talent and faith.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Year Founded1881

Student Body

Total Students517 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade St. Marys High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses8 courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Computer Science, AP English Composition, AP English Literature, AP Psychology, AP Spanish, AP U.S. Government & Politics, AP U.S. History
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Khaki pants and navy St. Mary)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling


Total Sports Offered16 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Winter TrackBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
WeightliftingWinter Track,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Ambassadors, College Bowl, FIRST Robotics, Mock Trial, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Rachel's Challenge, Science League, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Chorus, Dance Team, Theater Company

School Notes

Shaping authentic men and women of talent and faith. St. Mary's strives to form leaders who love God, work hard and are compassionate toward others. We enable our students to develop their intellectual, moral and physical talents to acquire a more perfect sense of individual responsibility, a correct use of freedom and a capacity for productive participation in society.

Our pillars for success:
  • CATHOLIC We provide faith-based education that promotes the values of community and service to others
  • EXCELLENCE We offer a quality college-preparatory education in a learning environment where students are held to rigorous academic standards
  • INTEGRITY We encourage students to participate in extracurricular activities to develop leadership, perseverance and collaborative excellence
  • RESPECT Our faculty recognizes the individuality of each student and work together to fully prepare students for future endeavors 
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  • Peabody
    Grades: 9-12 | 582 students
    5.6 miles
    99 Margin St
    Peabody, MA 01960
    (978) 587-8300
    5.6 9-12
  • Reading
    Austin Preparatory School
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 6-12 | 735 students
    9.9 miles
    101 Willow St.
    Reading, MA 01867
    (781) 944-4900
    9.9 6-12
  • Danvers
    St. John's Preparatory School
    St. John's Preparatory School Photo - Community service opportunities abound at St. John's because students believe in living compassion like an action verb! Prep boys are exposed to a whole world of ways to do, be and make good. Get ready to find your good!
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 6-12 | 1500 students
    8.2 miles
    72 Spring Street
    Danvers, MA 01923
    (978) 774-1050
    8.2 6-12
  • Everett
    Grades: 7-12 | 341 students
    5.6 miles
    888 Broadway
    Everett, MA 02149
    (617) 389-0240
    5.6 7-12
  • Dorchester
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    Boston College High School Photo - The labyrinth in our main common area provides a metaphor for the reflective journey you take through life, as well as the internal discovery of yourself.
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 7-12 | 1539 students
    11.3 miles
    150 William T Morrissey Blvd
    Dorchester, MA 02125
    (617) 474-5010
    11.3 7-12

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