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St. Mary's Ryken High School
School DescriptionSCHOOL PROFILE
St. Mary’s Ryken High School grants every student the opportunity to participate in their Scholars Program. This program features curriculum from the nationally recognized Project Lead the Way. In addition to offering STEM tracks in engineering, computer science, and biomedical, the Scholar Program also offers specialty tracks in global and international studies, humanities, performing and visual arts. The Scholars Program offers accelerated curriculum concentrations to students who seek a more advanced course of study.
The 87-acre campus includes an athletic stadium with professional grade turf and track, as well as a brand new athletic building. St. Mary’s also has a 1:1 iPad Program where students and teachers do work through iPads daily. They are currently remodeling their science building which will include the opening of a STEM lab in 2018. They are I 100% wi-fi campus, with 3 computer labs. They are remodeling the science building which includes the opening a STEM innovation lab in 2018.
SPORTS AND ARTS
St. Mary’s offers a total of 43 teams including 26 varsity programs and 17 different sports. Over 70% of students participate in at least one of the school’s athletic programs. SMR is a member of the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference, considered one of the most competitive conferences in the country. The arts program at St. Mary’s offers 25 courses ranging from ceramics and painting, to jazz band and technical theater. Each year, the school puts on two showcases. They also offer multiple levels of Dance.
Leonardtown is a historic town in southeast Maryland, founded in 1660. A coastal town, it is located immediately adjacent to the Patuxent River Naval Air Station, the home to the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School, and Naval Air Systems Command. International students can enjoy nautical scenery and activities in a quaint, colonial town.
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- 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
- 87 acres Campus Size
Diploma Year Offered?No
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Speciality ProgramsThe school offers a diversity scholarship of $1-2000 for students from countries they do not have many students from. The Asian market would not be eligible for this scholarship.
Accepting Students in Grades9, 10, 11
TOEFL Junior RequiredNot Accepted
Other - Eligibility Requirements?Students interested in admission for 11th grade should have a minimum TOEFL of 75.
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