St. Mary's rigorous academic program helps prepare young women and men of talent and faith by taking a global approach to academics. Our students have a 100% graduation rate and once they enter college, the complete the four-years of study. The academic offering is vast and our student to teacher ratio is small, allowing students to learn at their maximum capacity and continue to push themselves as they learn and grow.
Our urban campus offers five dedicated STEM and science labs, a technology lab and 1:1 iPad learning to encourage students to be expert users of technology. Students have unlimited course offerings due to enrollment in Virtual High School,which allows students to select and take classes for high school credit.
Freshman courses include Algebra I , Biology, English I and all are offered as Honors, Accelerated and College Placement. Geometry, Theology I, Spanish I and II and Western Civilization are offered at Honors and Accelerated Levels. Freshman year also includes Introduction to Engineering and our all new Freshman Experience course which provides Freshman the tools to be successful in high school and beyond.
Sophomore classes include Algebra II, Geometry and Chemistry as Honors, Accelerated and College Placement. English II, Theology II, Spanish I, II and III and U.S. History I are offered as Honors and Accelerated courses.
St. Mary's also offers students the ability to take online courses through the Virtual High School (VHS), which expands the opportunities Sophomores have for electives and AP courses.
Junior classes are Algebra II and Physics as Honors, Accelerated and College Placement. American Literature, Spanish II, III and IV, U.S. History II, Theology III as Honors and Accelerated courses. Additional courses include AP English Composition, AP U.S. History and Environmental Science.
St. Mary's also offers students the ability to take online courses through the Virtual High School (VHS), which expands the opportunities Juniors have for electives and AP courses.
Seniors are required to take three (3) core courses and then choose from various electives to fill their schedule.
St. Mary's also offers students the ability to take online courses through the Virtual High School (VHS), which expands the opportunities Seniors have for electives and AP courses.
Senior Core Courses include AP English Literature, British & World Literature as Honors and Accelerated. Honors Theology Bio-Ethics, Accelerated Theology IV and Social Justice and Vocations.
Elective courses include Accelerated Accounting I & II, Advanced Office Technology, Honors Anatomy & Physiology AP Biology, AP Computer Science, AP Government & Politics US, Art I, Business Today as Honors and Accelerated, Calculus as Honors or Accelerated, College SAT Prep, Corrections Institutions and Administration, Critical Film Analysis, Dance/Performing Arts, Environmental Science, Forensic Science/Chemistry, Intro to Criminal Justice, Journalism, Accelerated Marine Biology, Accelerated Microsoft Office Technology, Personal Finance, Photoshop, Honors and Accelerated Pre-Calculus, Psychology as College Prep, Public Speaking, Spanish IV as Honors and Accelerated, Terrorism in the 20th & 21st Century, Trigonometry as Accelerated, Yearbook, as well as all Virtual High School class options.