Mount Saint Mary Academy (Kenmore, New York)

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Mount Saint Mary Academy
3756 Delaware Avenue
Kenmore, New York, (Erie County), 14217
United States
Coordinates 42°59′14″N 78°52′29″W / 42.98722°N 78.87472°W / 42.98722; -78.87472Coordinates: 42°59′14″N 78°52′29″W / 42.98722°N 78.87472°W / 42.98722; -78.87472
Type Private, All-Female
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1927
Principal Mrs. Dawn Riggie '71
Asst. Principal Mrs. Jennifer Pitz-Jones '96, Mrs. Julie Wojick '85, and Ms. Marissa Dauria '05
Faculty 50
Grades 9-12
Student to teacher ratio 10:1
Color(s) Blue and White         
Song The Bells of Saint Mary
Athletics 23 different teams
Athletics conference Monsignor Martin League
Mascot Thunder
Nickname Mounties
Rival Nardin Academy
Accreditation Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools [1]
Average SAT scores Critical Reading: 560
Math: 551
Writing: 574
Average ACT scores 24
Publication Reflections (literary mag.)
Newspaper 'Blue Light'
Tuition $8650 (2010)
Admissions Coordinator Katherine Stubbe '02

Mount Saint Mary Academy is an all-girls private, Roman Catholic high school in Kenmore, New York.


Mount Saint Mary Academy was established in 1927 by the Sisters of St. Mary of Namur. [2]

Accredited by:

  • The New York State Board of Regents.
  • Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools[1]

Member of:

  • National Catholic Education Association
  • Catholic Schools Administrators Association of New York State
  • National Association of Secondary Schools Principals
  • Bissnet

The school has a student to faculty ratio of less than 10:1. Students regularly outperform their peers on standardized tests.[citation needed] The average SAT scores of students in the Class of 2008, all of whom take the SAT, are: Critical Reading: 560 Math: 551 Writing: 574. Their ACT Composite is 24.[citation needed]

The school is currently in the top five schools in the Western New York area

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Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b MSA-CSS. "MSA-Commission on Secondary Schools". Retrieved 2009-05-27. 
  2. ^ MSMA. "About the Academy". Mount Saint Mary Academy website. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-05-11.