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St Mary High School

Private | 9-12 | 70 students


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Posted June 20, 2012

Saint Mary's core focus has centered around academic excellence. It continues to benefit from a diverse enrollment in a suburban setting, offering students a competitive entry opportunity, through its stringent college prep curriculum, to the nation's top schools.

Posted August 26, 2010

Re: the student that submitted his/her review on April 9, 2004. Remember that school is what you make it. No one is going to hand over anything to you in the working world. I attended St Mary grammar and high schools. After graduating I attended college and earned a B.S. In Business Administration.

Posted September 7, 2009

I transferred to this school almost to the end of my sophomore year and let me say i went from failing almost all my classes to passing all of them with flying colors. The teachers are always willing to stay after school with you and its a very small personal school. Everyone is like a family. One of the best choices i made was to transfer.
—Submitted by a student

Posted July 24, 2006

This school is a joke! The principal thinks that the way to fix a students problem is to give them detention.
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Posted April 9, 2004

Going to Saint Mary's was the biggest mistake I ever made. The teachers are wretched in their teaching skills, there's not much of a course selection and the guidance counselors are an absolute joke. Because of the education I received at Saint Mary's I did not gain admission to most of the colleges I applied to because my SAT scores were low along with a poor, elementary curriculum. So if you want to pay a good amount of money for a low rate education, Saint Mary's is the place to be.
—Submitted by a student

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Ethnicity This school State average
White 65% 51%
Hispanic 17% 22%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 7% 9%
Black 7% 16%
Two or more races 2% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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64 Chestnut Street
Rutherford, NJ 07070
Phone: (201) 933-5220


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