Academics

Academics

Students at St. Mary's are encouraged to challenge themselves academically, and the faculty provides a rigorous curriculum. Students score above the state and national averages in both the Iowa Assessments and the ACRE tests. STAR reading and math assessments are scheduled throughout the year.

High school students are offered many upper level classes aimed at preparing students for success in college and beyond. A successful high school career translates into a more successful and financially sound life. Generally, 98% of St. Mary's graduates move on to higher education.