Stella Maris Academy

Tel: (858)454-2461
  • Stella Maris Academy strives to provide an environment in which students can develop their intellectual abilities, learn to make moral decisions, and be formed in Christian values and attitudes.
  • As educators, we are dedicated to the holistic belief that the total child's needs are to be addressed.
  • We are concerned about meeting the individual needs of each student as a journey toward positive self-esteem.
  • Children who believe in themselves believe they can learn. Through a positive approach to learning, we try to challenge, support and facilitate the development of each student's initiative, creativity and leadership potential.
  • Stella Maris welcomes students of any race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin.
  • Although we are a Parochial School of Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church, children from other parishes as well as children of other religions are accepted as space is available.
  • The faculty and staff of Stella Maris Academy affirm the rights and responsibilities of parents as the primary educators of their children.
  • We recognize that the Catholic School is one of the most effective means of assisting parents in their educational task.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2005

Student Body

Total Students 214 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
55%
State avg.: 43%
Students by Grade Stella Maris Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 30 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
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