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St Mary Central High School

Private | 9-12


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Posted April 11, 2013

Moved to Bismarck and LOVE St. Mary's!!! Heads above the local Public schools!!! Name the category, St. Mary's leads in ACT Scores, College choice of admitance, extracurricular activities envolvement percent, smaller school with hometown feel, teachers who "care" (not there for the paycheck), safe environment, and a school that can still teach morals and values to their kids and not what is "forced" to teach!!!
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Posted July 7, 2009

Great school, great teachers, highly motivated to better the student academically. Moved here and have nothing but excellent things to say about the school. I graduated in the public school system and feel ripped off by the teachers who are just there for the check. The teachers at St Marys could easily make more money in the public school system but CHOSE to work at St Mary's. My kids have always felt very comfortable at the school and have adjusted marvelously to their new school and teachers, including my special education child!
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Posted November 30, 2008

St. Mary's is a fair school. My children attended and while there are good teachers they also have quite a high turnover rate. Do not even attempt to play any sport if you have not been a lifelong student or this is not your alma mater. If yo are into clicks this might be the school for you. The public schools in this area re fantastic, they are not shortfunded and the teachers go above and beyond what needs to be done for your child to succeed. In my opinion save your money for college, the public schools are better places for getting a fine education.
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Posted November 8, 2004

St. Mary's is a great school. My children loved going there. The teachers have a real passion for their jobs and there is a strong sense of community among students, teachers, faculty, and parents.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 97% 83%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 9%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Black 1% 3%
Hispanic 1% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1025 North 2nd Street
Bismarck, ND 58501
Phone: (701) 223-4113


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