Admissions

 

 

ADMISSIONS INFORMATION

SCHOOL YEAR 2019-2020

 

Calendar of Important Dates and Deadlines :: Admissions Procedures

Campus Visit Form ::Disclosure Statement :: Application Form

 

For additional information or questions, please contact:

 

Margaret Stephens

209-957-3340 EXT. 187

E-Mail


Su Towne, Registrar
209-957-3340 EXT. 103

E-Mail

 

 

Applications

 

St. Mary's High School is currently accepting applications for the 2018/2019 school year.

 

 

Placement Test

 

Application for the 2019/2020bnschool year must be on file before scheduling a placement test. Placement testing begins in January 2019

 

 

ADMISSIONS PROCEDURES
 
Financial Aid/Scholarships

 

We at St. Mary's High School understand that a Catholic school education is a gift that leads to a brighter future, and we know that this gift represents a significant investment and commitment for any family. St. Mary's works with families on a confidential, individual basis to ensure that qualified students have the opportunity to attend our school. Financial Aid may be available to those families who show demonstrated need of financial support. This assistance is made to as many students and families as possible, regardless of their ethnic or racial backgrounds.

 

Those applying for Financial Aid and/or Scholarships must complete a FACTS Grant and Aid Application. Financial Aid funds are limited so it is imperative that the application is submitted before the deadline. Scholarship and Grant award amounts will be communicated to applicants by St. Mary's, prior to registration in the Spring. Facts Tuition Management

 

To be considered for financial aid the student must:

 

  • Maintain a 2.0 GPA.

  • Display a cooperative attitude regarding school policy with special emphasis on attendance, dress code, and tardiness.

 

The amount of financial aid will vary with need. Scholarships amounts are set by the particular donor.

 

Financial Aid Application

 

Tuition and Fees

 

The St. Mary's Board of Directors determines tuition and fees for St. Mary's High School with consultation from the administrators in late January each year.

 

All tuition is payable through FACTS Tuition Management at factsmgt.com

 

Tuition 2018-2019*

 

Catholic Student

$8840.00 per year

Non-Catholic Student

$9240.00 per year

 

 * several installment plans available

First Installment is due August, 2018

 

 

 

Fees: (subject to change)

 
   
Application $75
Registration $350 non-refundable

Student Body Card Fee

(Mandatory for All)

$230 (includes Yearbook)

Graduation Fee (For Seniors)

$150 (Due and payable January, 2019)

Schedule Change Fee

$25

Campus Improvement Fee $200 (per family)

Optional Fees:

 

Parking

(Permits issued upon receipt of September payment)

$100

 

 

Financial Aid

 

Financial Aid Application Opens December 1  For 2018-2019 School Year

 

Financial Aid is available for eligible families to help make tuition more affordable. St. Maryís High School contracts with FACTS Management to evaluate the applications and verify supporting documents.  An application fee of $30 is charged per family payable to FACTS. Financial Aid must be applied for annually.

 

Apply online at factsmgt.com between Dec.1, 2018 and Feb.1, 2019.

 

Deadline to apply is Feb. 1, 2019. Late applications may be considered after all on-time applications, if funds are still available.

 

Supporting documentation must also be submitted to FACTS (2016 Taxes, 2017 W-2ís). They can be uploaded or faxed to 866-315-9264.

 

New students must have a student application on file with the Registrar, along with the $75 application fee.

 

Notifications will be mailed in March, 2019.

 

Questions?  Please call 209-957-3340  Jenni Giannini ext. 121 or Chris Kilby ext. 111.

 

For those who need assistance, there will be FACTS workshops in the Library on Dec. 6, 2017 or Jan. 17, 2018 from 5:00-6:30 p.m.

 
   

Transfer Students

 

  1. As a rule, St. Maryís does not accept transfer students into the 12th grade from local high schools.

  2. St. Maryís does not accept 12th grade second semester students transferring from local high schools.

  3. Transfer student's application must include an official transcript. The Dean of Students may be asked to review the attendance and disciplinary records of applicants and make the appropriate recommendations to the Vice Principal and/or admissions committee. Consultation with personnel at the studentís previous school will be made.

  4. A placement test may be administered by the Guidance Department.

  5. Upon acceptance, the transfer student will be scheduled into classes. It should be understood by each transfer student and the student's parents that St. Maryís has established certain requirements for graduation. St. Mary's expects transfer students to conform to these requirements. It should also be understood that it is not always possible to provide a transfer student with all of the courses requested because of class enrollment capacity and/or other student requirements.

  6. Transfer students who desire to participate in athletics should meet with the Athletic Director.

New Student Application

 

Freshmen

 

  1. The placement test for all applicants will be administered at St. Maryís on a Saturday in January or February.

  2. The Department Chairperson recommends courses according to Department criteria.

  3. A record of elementary school testing scores and grades will be requested by the Registrar.

  4. The course schedule proposed by St. Maryís for each applicant will be approved by the parent and the student at a meeting in the spring. If parents have additional concerns, they should make an appointment with the Department Chair or the Guidance staff

New Student Application

 

Procedures for Admission of Students After Start of School or Summer Break

 

In order to better meet the needs of new students and at the same time to give us an opportunity to screen applicants, the following procedures will be in effect for students who apply for admission once school has begun or during the summer.

 

a) Registrar obtains completed application, current transcript, copy of birth certificate, immunization record and $75 application fee.

 

b) Payment of registration fee.

 

c) If no test scores are available, testing with the guidance department may be arranged.

 

d) All documentation, including application, transcript, test scores and the application fee of $300 will then be submitted to the Vice Principal.

 

e) Vice Principal will review the documentation, schedule the student if possible, and interview the student and their parents. Registration fee of $300 will be collected at that time.

 

f) The application and other documentation will be reviewed by the admissions committee and a decision will be made concerning the student's acceptance.

 

g) All acceptances during the summer are probationary.

 

OUR SCHOOL

2018-2019 SCHOOL CODE CEEB 053435

 

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

St. Mary's High School is a Roman Catholic, four year co-educational, college preparatory high school under the canonical direction of the Bishop of the Diocese of Stockton.  lt is fully accredited by the Western Association  of  Schools   and   Colleges and by the  Western Catholic Education Association.

 

LOCATION

The school is located in the Central Valley of California in Stockton on North El Dorado Street. It is two miles north of University of the Pacific and one mile  east of San Joaquin Delta College.

 

COMMUNITY

Our student population of 795 represents the diversity  of the San Joaquin  Valley  and  includes   Asian, Black,  Caucaslan.  Hispanic,  Native American, and Pacific Islander

 

We have 66 dedicated faculty members who  hold degrees advanced degrees and/or masters in their related fields of administration, teaching or counseling. Faculty includes one religious represented by the order of Oblates of St. Francis de Sales. Student- to-Faculty ratio is 8 to 1. Average class size is 24.

 

CAMPUS

Located on twenty-five acres in a residential neighborhood, St. Mary's draws students from 1471oc:al elementary and Junior High Schools. Facilities continue to expand in order to serve our mission of academic excellence. The campus includes an academic building which house administration offices, a modern library, technology center, and state of the art "smart" classrooms and with wireless internet available  throughout the campus. In addition, there are four classroom buildings including computer and  technology classrooms, a cafeteria, student stoe and two gyms. Athletic facilities are comporomised of a athletic training center, weight room, track facilities, baseball, football and soccer field, a baseball-wrestling-cheer practice building, six tennis courts, two sand volleyball courts and an Olympic size  swimming pool. There is a student chapel and a residence for the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales.

 

CO-CURRICULUR ACTIVITIES

St. Mary's students are active in many clubs and organizations emphasizing  creativity, scholarship and service. Student athletes compete in the Tri-City Athletic League in badminton, baseball, basketball, track, cross country, diving, football, golf, softball, swimming, volleyball, water polo and wrestling. Ice hockey, lacrosse, beach volleyball and  trap shooting compete in separate leagues.

 

ACADEMIC YEAR

The school year is divided into fall and spring semesters

 

CURRICULUM

Students choose from nine departments  for their required and elective courses.

Some courses are offered at basic, college preparatory or honors/AP levels .

 

AP COURSES OFFERED

HONORS COURSES OFFERED

Biology

Calculus

Chemistry

English Language

English Literature

Physics 1

Psychology

 

Spanish Language

Statistics

Studio Art

U.S. Government

U.S. History

World History

 

Algebra 2/Trig

Biology

Chemistry

English

 

Physical Science

Spanish 2&3

World Literature

 

NATIONAL EXAMS

St. Mary's  exceeds state and national averages on ACT, PSAT and SAT

 

AP SCORES

St. Mary's continues to exceed state and national test averages on AP exams

since 1990. Last year we had 59 AP Scholars.

 

 

76% OF STUDENTS ATTEND A 4 YEAR COLLEGE

22% OF STUDENTS ATTEND A 2-YEAR COLLEGE

 

 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Every student is required to take the following core program: ('Composition & Speech required for Class of 2020, 2021 and 2022. Computer required for Class of 2019)

 

 

 

Class

Units

Religion 40
English 40
Social Studies 35
Mathematics 20
Science 20
P E 20
Vis/Perf Arts 10
Health Education 5
Comp & Speech 5 or
Computer 5
Electives 60

 

 

91% of our juniors & seniors take upper division mathematics

87% of our juniors & seniors take upper division science

100% of our students are required to enroll in Italian, Spanish or American Sign Language.

 

AP Exams Administered

8iology

Calculus AB & BC

Chemistry

English Language

English Literature

Physics

Psychology

Spanish Language

Statistics

Studio Arts

U.S. Government

U.S. .History

World History

 

 

GRADING SCALES

Numeric

Letter

Regular

Honors/AP

100- 90

A

4.0

5.0

89 - 80

B

3.0

3.0

79 -70

C

2.0

2.0

69 - 60

D

1.0

1.0

59 -00

F

0.0

0.0

 

GPA is calculated by converting grade points and dividing by attempted credits.

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DISCLOSURE STATEMENT

In compliance with federal regulations, Saint Mary's High School does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, or national or ethnic origin. In this matter  St. Mary's, as a separate corporation, has adopted for itself diocesan policy. Diocesan policy on non-discrimination and on procedures to be followed in case there are complaints or grievances in this matter can be found in the Administrative Handbook of the Diocese of Stockton. A copy of this Handbook is available to parents/guardians in the faculty library and in the school office. The principal coordinates local efforts to assure that our school complies with federal regulations on non-discrimination.

 

For additional questions, please contact:
Su Towne, Registrar
209-957-3340 EXT. 103