St Mary Ryken High School Private Day School Maryland USA 2018St Mary Ryken High School Private Day School Maryland USA 2018St Mary Ryken High School Private Day School Maryland USA 2018St Mary Ryken High School Private Day School Maryland USA 2018St Mary Ryken High School Private Day School Maryland USA 2018



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St. Mary's Ryken High School

Private Day School – Leonardtown , Maryland

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.

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 students multiple levels of dance courses

Community Information
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.

Famous Alumni

  • John L. Bohanan, Jr. - Delegate in the Maryland General Assembly
  • Alfred Gough - Film Writer and Producer
  • Treveon Graham - Fifth All-Time Leading Scorer for the VCU Rams

St. Mary's Ryken High School is located in the town of Leonardtown, One Hour and 30 Minutes South of Washington, D.C.

Town population: 3,500
For More Community Information Visit: Town of Leonardtown

Estimated Fall Term Dates: Late August - Late December
Estimated Spring Term Dates: Early January - Early June

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87 Acres

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Foreign Languages

  • Chinese
  • French
  • Latin
  • Spanish

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  • Band
  • Ceramics
  • Dance
  • Drawing and Design
  • Drums
  • Graphic and Media Design
  • Guitar
  • Jazz Band
  • Piano Keyboard
  • Orchestra
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Theater: Tech
  • Theater
  • Visual Arts

AP Courses

  • Art History
  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Science Principles
  • Studio Art: Drawing
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Environmental Science
  • French Language and Culture
  • Human Geography
  • Latin
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Music Theory
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Spanish Language and Culture
  • Statistics
  • Studio Art: 2-D Design
  • Studio Art: Drawing
  • United States Government and Politics
  • United States History
  • World History


  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country Running
  • Equestrian
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Sailing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Wrestling
  • Volleyball

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Astronomy
  • Calligraphy
  • Chess
  • Chinese Culture
  • Competitive Computing
  • Computer
  • Creative Writing
  • Drama
  • Equestrian
  • Fly Fishing Club
  • Forensics
  • Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
  • Future Medical Professionals
  • Global Development
  • Interact
  • Key Club
  • Math Team
  • Mock Trial
  • Model United Nations
  • National Art Honor Society
  • National Honor Society
  • Organic Gardening
  • Pre-Med
  • Robotics and Engineering
  • Scholars Development
  • Science Bowl
  • TV Production Club
  • Vocal Coaching

School Location

Partial List of University and College Acceptances

Boston University, Bucknell University, Carnegie Mellon University, Case Western Reserve University, Clemson University, College of William and Mary, Cornell University, Emory University, George Mason University, Georgia Technical Institute, Howard University, James Madison University, Johns Hopkins University, Miami University - Ohio, New York University, Northeastern University, Northwestern University, Ohio University, Pennsylvania State University, Purdue University, Rutgers University, Stanford University, Tulane University, United States Naval Academy, University of California - San Diego, University of Massachusetts - Amherst, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, University of Notre Dame, University of Pennsylvania, University of Southern California, University of Texas, University of Virginia, University of Washington, Vanderbilt University, Vassar College, Villanova University, Virginia Polytechnic Institute

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Closest International and Local Airports: Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)
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