Stella Maris Academy - St.James Campus

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  • Stella Maris Academy has comprehensive curricular outcomes that outline standards and criteria for students to successfully complete the educational program.
  • Each school's curricular and instructional practices reflect the mission and philosophy of our school system.A variety of instructional practices allow teachers to accommodate multiple learning styles and needs.
  • These include differentiated instruction, performance-based learning, service learning, cooperative learning, multi-age instruction, and interdisciplinary instruction.
  • Our written curricular and instructional practices are guided by current research and best professional practices.The richness of our curriculum is tied to creative and innovative learning activities, both within school buildings and outside classroom walls.
  • Specialists and extracurricular opportunities enrich our educational program.  They allow students to participate in sports, music, drama, academic competitions, special clubs, and school leadership teams that promote school spirit.In addition to our written curriculum and planned activities, Stella Maris Academy promotes a Christian atmosphere of learning that respects the dignity of every person. It is in this safe environment that student learning is nurtured and student potential is realized.
  • We meaningfully integrate technology throughout our curriculum which is another reason why our students consistently outperform their peers on standardized tests and other measures of their academic success.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes

Student Body

Total Students146 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Stella Maris Academy - St.James Campus Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size16 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,500
Tuition NotesStella Maris Academy is the unified school of St. James, Holy Rosary, St. John's the Evangelist and St. Michael's - Lakeside. The amount of money available for community scholarship is determined annually by the school's finance committee and school board. Stella Maris Academy recognizes the commitment and sacrifice that families make to finance their child's education. In our mission to make Catholic education obtainable, there is a need-based community scholarship program available. This is made possible through the generous support of our local parishes, the academy’s endowment funds, Adopt-A-Student Program, and the generosity of our alumni and donors
Admissions DirectorSarah Pennings

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Cross Country, Gymnastics, Martial Arts, SoccerAlpine SkiingCross Country,
GymnasticsMartial Arts,
Soccer

School Notes

  • Stella Maris Academy has comprehensive curricular outcomes that outline standards and criteria for students to successfully complete the educational program. Each school's curricular and instructional practices reflect the mission and philosophy of our school system.A variety of instructional practices allow teachers to accommodate multiple learning styles and needs. These include differentiated instruction, performance-based learning, service learning, cooperative learning, multi-age instruction, and interdisciplinary instruction. Our written curricular and instructional practices are guided by current research and best professional practices.The richness of our curriculum is tied to creative and innovative learning activities, both within school buildings and outside classroom walls. Specialists and extracurricular opportunities enrich our educational program. They allow students to participate in sports, music, drama, academic competitions, special clubs, and school leadership teams that promote school spirit.In addition to our written curriculum and planned activities, Stella Maris Academy promotes a Christian atmosphere of learning that respects the dignity of every person. It is in this safe environment that student learning is nurtured and student potential is realized. We meaningfully integrate technology throughout our curriculum which is another reason why our students consistently outperform their peers on standardized tests and other measures of their academic success.

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