ST. MARY ACADEMY - BAY VIEW

The customized curriculum and large number of AP courses make Bay View a great fit for many international students. As an all-girls school, Bay View gives girls the benefit of learning and growing in an environment that is made just for them.

LOCATION Riverside, Rhode Island, USA

WEBSITE www.bayviewacademy.org 

  • YEAR FOUNDED 1874
  • STUDENT BODY All-Girls
  • NUMBER OF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS 429
  • AVERAGE CLASS SIZE 20
  • AVERAGE STUDENT/TEACHER RATIO 10:1
  • GRADUATION RATE 100%
  • COLLEGE ACCEPTANCE RATE 99%

COLLEGES ATTENDED BY GRADUATES

Yale University, Berklee School of Music, Boston College, Brown University, Carnegie Mellon University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Duke University, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York University, Northwestern University, Rhode Island School of Design, Syracuse University, University of California-LA, University of Pennsylvania, Worchester Polytechnic Institute

ACCREDITATIONS

New England Schools and Colleges Association, RI Department of Education


PARTNERSHIPS & SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Bay View girls significantly outperform other Rhode Island girls on the SAT in critical reading, writing and math. A twenty-year Australian study found that girls in all girls schools scored between 15 and 22 points higher on standardized tests (like the SAT) when they went to an all girls school.


ACADEMICS

AVERAGE SAT SCORE 1690-1750

AP COURSES: 17

  • Biology
  • Calculus
  • Chemistry
  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • French Literature
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Spanish Language
  • Statistics
  • Italian Language
  • Studio Art: Drawing
  • U.S. Government & Politics
  • U.S. History

SPORTS, ARTS & ACTIVITIES

 

82% of students participate in sports

19 sports offered

Over 25 clubs and school activities including:

  • Debate
  • Cooking
  • Chorus
  • Orchestra

FACILITIES

  • 14 Acre campus with:
  • State-of-the-art Athletic
  • Wellness Center
  • Training room
  • Workout room
  • 3 basketball courts
  • Spacious classrooms
  • Language Lab
  • Keyboarding Lab
  • Theatre
  • Art Gallery

St. Mary Academy-Bay View is an independent, Catholic school serving a diverse population of girls. In the tradition of the sisters of Mercy, the school fosters academic excellence in an innovative and creative learning environment. They are committed to empowering each student to be a confident, independent, compassionate and socially conscious young woman who fully lives her faith.