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St. Mary's Ryken High School
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  • Private, Catholic
  • LEONARDTOWN, MD

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

St. Mary's Ryken students are learning in-person, on campus 5 days per week. Masks are optional on the SMR campus. Spectators are welcome at all athletic and fine arts events. Please contact the Admissions Team at admissions@smrhs.org for a personal, on-campus tour.

Report Card

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

About

22600 CAMP CALVERT RD
LEONARDTOWN, MD 20650

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$50
Interview Required
No
Required/Recommended Tests
HSPT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$18,475
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
41%
Average Financial Aid
$4,000
From St. Mary's Ryken High School

St. Mary’s Ryken is committed to providing an experience focused on individual student success, personal growth and discovery of one’s own uniqueness. The years a student spends at SMR are marked by a challenging college preparatory program, the forming of lifelong friendships, and the camaraderie of being part of fine arts, athletics and clubs. In 2022, SMR celebrated the accomplishments of 134 graduates from our 41st graduating class!

SMR graduates are compassionate, honorable and respectful young adults. By graduation, our students are well prepared for college, committed to community service and responsible citizenship.

Our 87-acre waterfront college-like campus has four academic buildings, a modern health and wellness center, several athletic fields, tennis court and a stadium with a six-lane track. Students attend SMR from 6 counties and two states. Although the majority of our students are Catholic, a variety of religions are represented. All are welcome.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1190
313 responses
Average ACT
27
54 responses

Scholars Program

The SMR Scholars Program features curriculum from the nationally recognized program, Project Lead the Way. STEM pathways are offered in Biomedical Science Computer Science (focus on Cybersecurity) and Engineering (focus on Aerospace Engineering). Humanities pathways are offered in Global and International Studies, Humanities, Performing Arts and Visual Arts.

Culture & Safety

Poll
81%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 21 responses
Poll
62%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 21 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 62 responses
  • Football games
    29%
  • Camo-out basketball game
    21%
  • Themed athletic games
    15%
  • Mass
    11%
  • Art events
    8%
  • Spirit Week
    8%
  • Homecoming
    6%

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Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
650
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 22 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 22 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 22 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
10:1
National
17:1
Poll
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 30 responses
Poll
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 30 responses
Poll
77%
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
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
78%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 18 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 18 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 18 responses

Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$119,250
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,232
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$402,100
National
$229,800

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