Saint Mary’s High School
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51 Clapham Avenue

Manhasset, NY, 11030

(516) 627 2711

Co-ed, Catholic


President: Mrs. Grace M. Cavallo

Principal: Mr. Jonathan D. Kramer

Students: 700

Teachers: 45

Average Class Size: 25

Extracurricular Activities: Students continue to forge friendships, build camaraderie and team effort in many supervised after-school activities and interscholastic athletics such as lacrosse, soccer, badminton, track and swimming. In addition, students contribute to the community in various volunteer roles.

Open House Date: St. Mary’s offers personal tours and shadowing opportunities by appointment throughout the year. Call (516) 627-2711 ext. 1079 to schedule an appointment.

Admissions Director: Mr. Michael Ryan (516) 627-2711 ext. 1079, admissions@stmary.ws

Percent of Seniors Attending College: 98

Top 2013 Seniors Attending: Boston College, Boston University, University of Connecticut, Fairfield University, The George Washington University, Hamilton, Hofstra University, Johnson & Wales University, Kentucky, Loyola University Maryland, Marist College, New York University, Providence College, Rutgers University, SUNY Maritime College, Temple University, Texas A&M University, and Villanova University.

Most Attended College: Adelphi University, SUNY Binghamton, Boston College, Fairfield University, Hofstra University, Iona College, LIU Post, Molloy College, NYIT, Providence, and St. John’s University.

College Credit Courses: English, World History, United States History, European History, Calculus, Spanish, Italian, Biology, Environmental Science and Computer Science. Students can also earn college credit for courses in English, Language, American Government, College Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science and Psychology through a program with St. John's and Adelphi.

Admissions Requirements: Grade Average, TACHS Score, CHSEE Score, Admissions Placement Test

Mission Statement: Saint Mary’s High School was founded in 1949 and is an integral part of the ministry of St. Mary’s Parish. It is a Roman Catholic, coeducational community guided by the message of the Gospel in its commitment to nurturing each individual, engendering respect for the dignity of the human person, and maintaining the highest standards of academic excellence.

The program of studies at St. Mary’s is designed to provide each student with a comprehensive college preparatory education with an emphasis on core curriculum skills. St. Mary’s recognizes individual differences by providing a range of levels for many courses: Advanced Placement, Honors, and Regents. St. Mary’s also offers unique elective courses to allow students who have met pre-requisites to explore specialized subjects.

The Fine and Performing Arts Program at St. Mary’s is a vibrant active department where students focus on cultivating their talents in large and small group settings. Whether in the art studio, the orchestra, on or behind the stage, the students are working alongside professionals that provide an unparalleled learning experience of a lifetime.

With the implementation of a One-to-One iPad Program for an entire high school, St. Mary’s remains a leader in technology with a state-of-the-art infrastructure. The program aims to enhance student motivation, higher order learning skills, study skills, and technology across content areas such as history, fine arts and sciences.

St. Mary’s also offers the opportunity for students to participate in college level computer courses such as Introduction to Computer Programming, Advanced Placement Computer Science or participate in the Digital University Electives Program, which enables students to take elective courses from universities around the country. The lectures are viewed at home from the host university and moderated with SMHS faculty. Students can earn SMHS credit with each successfully completed course.

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