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Saint Mary's School
  • Private, Boarding, Episcopal, All-Girls
  • Raleigh, NC

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Saint Mary's School quickly transitioned its campus for the 2020-21 academic year so our students could take advantage of an on-campus, in-person, socially distanced learning environment. International students unable to return to campus were able to take advantage of virtual learning options. Through flexibility and adherence to health and safety standards, it has been a very successful year! Learn More

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 B+

About

Applying

Application Deadline
January 30
Application Fee
$100
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
SSAT, TOEFL

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$30,400
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Boarding (Tuition + Boarding)
$60,700
Received Financial Aid
32%
Average Financial Aid
$25,196
From Saint Mary's School

Saint Mary’s School in Raleigh, North Carolina, is an independent, Episcopal, college-preparatory, boarding and day school dedicated to academic excellence and personal achievement for girls in grades 9-12. With a mission to prepare girls for college and life, Saint Mary’s immerses girls in a dynamic learning environment offering both hands-on classroom learning and opportunities for real-world experiences. Focused on developing key competencies like critical thinking, collaboration, cross-cultural intelligence and new media literacy, Saint Mary’s offers AP courses, innovative electives, a unique seminar program, college counseling, a rich arts program, 11 sports, and a thriving urban location. Saint Mary’s welcomes students from across the region, the state, the country and the world and encourages every girl to grow as a young woman of intelligence, integrity and purpose.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1270
69 responses
Average ACT
29
42 responses

Saint Mary's School in a COVID-19 World

Saint Mary’s School prepares girls for college and life. Our learning plan is designed to ensure the delivery of a premier, college-prep education while providing flexibility to adjust to changing circumstances. During the 2020-2021 academic year, we taught on-campus and in-person (socially distanced). Virtual learning and hybrid options have also been offered to those unable to be on campus.

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 3 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 3 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 8 responses
  • Lighting of the Grove (Christmas celebration)
    38%
  • Chapel, twice per week
    25%
  • Junior Speeches
    13%
  • Sigma-Mu Competitions
    13%
  • Spring Fling
    13%

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Boarding

Students Boarding
51%
Boarding Days Per Week
7-day
Top Countries
China, South Korea, Viet Nam
International Boarding Students
10%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
302
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 3 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 3 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 3 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
9:1
National
17:1
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 6 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 6 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 6 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  
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