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St. Mary's Preparatory School
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  • Private, Boarding, Catholic
  • ORCHARD LAKE, MI

Report Card

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

About

3535 COMMERCE RD
ORCHARD LAKE, MI 48324
About St. Mary's Preparatory School...

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$0
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
HSPT, TOEFL

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$14,100
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)
$33,950
Received Financial Aid
51%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From St. Mary's Preparatory School

St. Mary's Preparatory is a four year secondary program of pre-college studies in a disciplined environment preparing young men for future study and careers of service. The Prep has a day student and boarding school program. St. Mary's is accredited by the State of Michigan Board of Education, the Archdiocese of Detroit, and MNSAA/MANS. Almost 100% of our graduates attend college.

"If the Orchard Lake Schools did not exist, it would be necessary to establish them." – Pope John Paul II

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1270
20 responses
Average ACT
28
83 responses

College Courses offered

St. Mary’s Preparatory has a unique partnership with Madonna University and Lawrence Technological University who each house a branch on our campus. St. Mary’s Prep students are able to take actual college classes, and graduate with a Madonna University and Lawrence Tech transcript, reflective of the courses they have taken and grades they have earned

Culture & Safety

Poll
67%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 9 responses
Poll
56%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 9 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 16 responses
  • Sports activities
    38%
  • 2 o clocks
    19%
  • All based on how much $ they can get from parents
    19%
  • Hockey games
    13%
  • Spirit week
    6%
  • Spirit Week
    6%

Boarding

Students Boarding
10%
Boarding Days Per Week
5-day, 7-day
Top Countries
Poland, China, Slovenia, Canada
International Boarding Students
5%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
533
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 11 responses
36%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 11 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 11 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
11:1
National
17:1
Poll
30%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 10 responses
Poll
50%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 10 responses
Poll
30%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 10 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
50%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 8 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 8 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 8 responses

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