St. Vincent-St. Mary High School

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St. Vincent-St. Mary High School (STVM) is a four-year, co-educational, college preparatory Catholic high school.
In June 2017, the Marianist Province of the United States welcomed STVM as a Marianist-sponsored school.
We are the only STEM-designated Catholic high school in Ohio.
We have been an integral part of the Akron community for more than 100 years, providing quality education rooted in Catholic faith.
Our comprehensive, college-preparatory curriculum provides our students with a strong academic and religious foundation that prepares them for college and beyond.
In the spirit of the Gospel, we are committed to educate the whole person, to lead and serve; enlightening the mind, developing the body, touching the heart, and inspiring the soul.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 655 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,100
  • Acceptance rate: 81%
  • Average class size: 23 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 12 / May. 31 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Vincent-St. Mary High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Ohio for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Students receive support based on IEP/ETR
Year Founded
1972

Student Body

Total Students
655 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade
St. Vincent-St. Mary High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
63%
Average Class Size
23 students
Number of AP Courses
17 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP 2-D Art & Design, AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English: Language and Composition, AP English: Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, AP Pre-Calculus, AP Statistics, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP U.S. History
Average ACT score
23
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
STVM uniform shirt/khakis/tennis shoes

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 12 / May. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
We offer one-payment, two-payment, four-payment and monthly payment plans.
% on Financial Aid
65%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$7,500
Acceptance Rate
81%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Matt Saxer
Admissions Associate
Morgan McCarthy
Endowment Size
$11.6 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
36 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Academic Challenge Team, Book Club, Chinese Club, Environmental Conservation Club, Eucharistic Ministers, French Club, Future Medics, House System, Irish Dance Team, Journalism, Lectors and Altar Servers, Math Team, Mock Trial, Model United Nations (MUN), Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honor Society), NASA/Student Launch Initiative, National Honor Society (NHS), Robotics Team, Rocket Team, Spanish Club, Technology Team, Yearbook Staff

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Concert Choir, Dramatic Mystery Dinner, Fall Play, International Thespian Society, Jazz Band, Liturgical Choir, Marching Band, Pep Band, Pit Orchestra, Show Choir, Spring Musical, Symphonic Band, Symphonic Choir

School Notes

  • St. Vincent-St. Mary (STVM) is a Catholic, co-educational, college preparatory high school located just west of downtown Akron, OH.
  • STVM was founded in 1972 after a merger of two prominent parish high schools... St. Mary (founded in 1897) and St. Vincent (founded in 1906).
  • STVM is sponsored by the Society of Mary (Marianists).
  • STVM is the only STEM-designated Catholic high school in Ohio.
  • STVM is a welcoming community drawn from a seven county region; students enroll from Catholic elementary schools, as well as private and public middle schools. Most students enroll as incoming freshmen, although transfers are also considered for admission.
  • STVM is chartered by the State of Ohio as a College Prep School and is accredited by The Ohio Catholic School Accrediting Assoication and AdvancED/North Central Association Commission on Schools.
  • Over 60% of STVM faculty hold advanced degrees; the faculty also has an average of 8 years of teaching experience at STVM.
  • 96% of graduates are college-bound; 78% percent of the Class of 2023 earned $20.2 million in merit-based college scholarships.
  • Approximately 65% of students receive some form of tuition assistance: scholarships and/or financial aid. STVM accepts EdChoice Scholarships from the state of Ohio.
  • A vibrant Campus Ministry program enables students to live their faith daily and participate in liturgies, retreats, peer ministry, community outreach, and our annual Mission Trip.
  • Students are required to take four years of theology and complete 100 hours of Christian community service over four years. Our student body contributed over 23,000 service hours to our area last year.
  • STVM offers 17 AP courses as well as many honors level courses which earn weighted grades in terms of students' GPA's.
  • Technology is integrated across the curriculum; all students are issued Chromebooks to facilitate their learning.
  • STVM offers four years of four world languages: Spanish, French, Chinese, and American Sign Language; students also have opportunities to travel to foreign countries to experience the culture and demonstrate their language skills.
  • STVM students participate in over 25 extra-curricular clubs and organizations. There is something for everyone at STVM.
  • STVM Rocket Team was selected as 1 of only 10 high schools in the nation to participate in the NASA Student Launch Initiative.
  • Students have the opportunity to explore the concepts of permaculture and environmental science in our STVM Victory Garden, a living, growing outdoor classroom.
  • Students actively participate in award-winning fine arts programs in visual art, music, dance, and drama.
  • Male and female students may each choose from a total of 26 varsity sports - 13 for males and 13 for females. STVM has won 33 state championships in the last 50 years.
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • LeBron James '03 - NBA Player, founder of the LeBron James Foundation
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Vincent-St. Mary High School cost?
St. Vincent-St. Mary High School's tuition is approximately $13,100 for private students.
What schools are St. Vincent-St. Mary High School often compared to?
St. Vincent-St. Mary High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Archbishop Hoban High School by visitors of our site.
What is the acceptance rate of St. Vincent-St. Mary High School?
The acceptance rate of St. Vincent-St. Mary High School is 81%, which is lower than the national average of 89%.
Who are famous alumni from St. Vincent-St. Mary High School?
St. Vincent-St. Mary High School famous alumni include: LeBron James '03.
What sports does St. Vincent-St. Mary High School offer?
St. Vincent-St. Mary High School offers 16 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball and Wrestling. St. Vincent-St. Mary High School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Ohio for most sports offered.
What is St. Vincent-St. Mary High School's ranking?
St. Vincent-St. Mary High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Ohio for: Largest student body, Most sports offered and Most extracurriculars offered.
When is the application deadline for St. Vincent-St. Mary High School?
The application deadline for St. Vincent-St. Mary High School is Jan. 12 / May. 31 / rolling (applications are due on Jan. 12 / May. 31 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 655 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,100
  • Acceptance rate: 81%
  • Average class size: 23 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 12 / May. 31 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Akron, OH is $7,333 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Akron, OH is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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