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Mount Saint Mary Academy
  • 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 B+
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade A+

About

Applying

Application Deadline
December 10
Application Fee
$75
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
No data available  

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$28,400
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
25%
Average Financial Aid
$10,000
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 Mercy Core Values of justice, respect, integrity, compassion, and service. 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.

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Mount Saint Mary Academy Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1290
114 responses
Average ACT
30
94 responses

Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab at the Mount

The Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab at the Mount features Bloomberg Terminals with integrated software platforms that provide financial, trading and pricing data, news, and messaging to leading business and financial professionals around the world. The Mount is the fifth school in the New York Metropolitan area and the first all-girls school in NJ to this access this cutting-edge technology.

Culture & Safety

Poll
83%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 18 responses
Poll
72%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 18 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 70 responses
  • Junior-Freshman Big/Little Sisters
    17%
  • Christmas Time Events
    16%
  • Dressing up for Halloween
    14%
  • Junior Ring Mass
    13%
  • Catholic schools week
    11%
  • Dances!
    11%
  • Pep rallies
    9%

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Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
269
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 24 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 24 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 24 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
9:1
National
17:1
Poll
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 28 responses
Poll
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 28 responses
Poll
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 28 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
87%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 31 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 31 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 31 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 minus
Median Household Income
$157,263
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,021
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$674,500
National
$217,500

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