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Mount Saint Mary Academy
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  • Private, Catholic, All-Girls
  • WATCHUNG, NJ

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Mount Saint Mary Academy has been committed to following the CDC’s guidelines since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Academy will be opening fully without hybrid classes in the fall of 2021.

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade unavailable
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade A

About

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$75
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
No data available  

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$29,825
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
24%
Average Financial Aid
$8,000
From Mount Saint Mary Academy

Mount Saint Mary Academy is a Catholic, independent school that provides an exemplary college preparatory education for young women in grades 9 through 12. As a sponsored work of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, the Mount is rooted in the following Mercy Core Values: Compelled by Mercy, Educational Courage, Inspired by Faith, Principled Leadership, and A Voice for Dignity and Respect.

For over 110 years, the Mount has inspired young women to become their best selves and remains a place where innovation shapes the learning environment while timeless values serve as the foundation. The Mount is dedicated to the education of the entire person, with high academic standards, an emphasis on spiritual growth, and a multitude of extracurricular opportunities.

The Mount is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), New Jersey Association of Independent Schools (NJAIS), and the National Coalition of Girls Schools.

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Mount Saint Mary Academy Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1300
129 responses
Average ACT
30
102 responses

Mount St. Mary Academy Captures Euro Challenge Title

Kathleen Brennan, Math Department Chairperson, reported that the Mount's Euro Challenge team edged out four other finalists in the competition on May 19th. Their topic was Gender Inequality in Germany. Ms. Brennan said, "The organizers said it was the best presentation they had seen in the 17 years of the competition. They were so confident and poised in the face of some really tough questioning."

Culture & Safety

Poll
85%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 20 responses
Poll
70%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 20 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 78 responses
  • Christmas Time Events
    15%
  • Junior-Freshman Big/Little Sisters
    15%
  • Dressing up for Halloween
    14%
  • Junior Ring Mass
    13%
  • Catholic schools week
    12%
  • Dances!
    12%
  • Pep rallies
    9%

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Students

Diversity
grade unavailable
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
266
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 26 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 26 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 26 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
8:1
National
17:1
Poll
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 30 responses
Poll
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 30 responses
Poll
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 30 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
88%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 33 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 33 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 33 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$140,417
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$2,085
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$726,000
National
$229,800

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