USA Maryland, USA
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St. Mary's Ryken High School

Established: 1981

School Facts

  • Number of Students
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year, Spring Semester, Spring Year, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

The St. Mary’s Ryken High School has a Scholars Program that features curriculum from the nationally recognized “Project Lead the Way." As a part of the Scholars Program, students can seek accelerated concentrations in biomedical, aeropsace engineering, computer science, global and international studies, humanities, and performing and visual arts. The program includes specialty field trips, community mentors and possible internship opportunities.

The 87-acre campus includes an athletic stadium with professional grade turf and track, as well as a brand new, state of the art, health and wellness building. St. Mary's also has up to date technology, with extensive use of the iPads and other technology. The renovated Discovery Lab has 3-D printers, a wind tunnel, full-size robotics table, VR center and flight simulator lab.

St. Mary’s Ryken offers 26 varsity programs and 17 different sports. Over 70% of students participate in at least one of the school’s athletic programs. They are 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 produces two showcases, one drama and one musical.

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 US Naval Test Pilot School, and Naval Air Systems Command. International students can enjoy nautical scenery and activities in a quaint, colonial town, while living in an area with many STEM professionals, and the Nation's Capital a short driving distance away.


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  • 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 87 acres Campus Size
Diploma Year Offered?
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
SAT Average
ACT Average
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
French Immersion
Speciality Programs
The 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.
Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country Running, Equestrian, Equestrian, Football, Football, Golf, Hockey, Ice Hockey, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Sailing, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling
Art History, Ceramics, Drawing, Graphic Arts, Painting, Photography, Studio Art - 2D Design, Studio Art - Drawing, Theater, Theater - Technical Theater, Visual Arts
Band, Drumline, Guitar, Jazz Band, Keyboard, Music Theory, Orchestra
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science A, Computer Science Principles, Data Management, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, French Language and Culture, Human Geography, Latin Language, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Physics C, Psychology, US Government and Politics, World History
Chinese, English for International Students - Advanced, French, Latin, Spanish, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Asian Culture, Astronomy Club, Ballroom Dancing, Best Buddies, Black Student Union, Calligraphy Club, Chess Club, Chinese Culture Club, Fine Arts Honor Society, Fly Fishing Club, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Future Medical Professionals, Gardening, Global Seminar, Interact Club, Key Club, Leadership Club, Math Team, Mock Trial, National Honor Society, Scholars Development Club, Science Bowl, Service Club, Special Olympics Support, Thespian Society, TV Studio, Vocal Coaching
Accepting Students in Grades
9, 10, 11
Ages Accepted
ELTiS Minimum
TOEFL Minimum
TOEFL Junior Required
Not Accepted
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Minimum Duolingo: 80; Students interested in admission for 11th grade should have a minimum TOEFL of 75.

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