Mary Star of the Sea High School

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Mary Star of the Sea High School
Mary Star of the Sea Logo.jpg
Monstra te esse matrem
Show yourself to be our mother
Address
2500 North Taper Avenue
San Pedro, California 90731
United States
Coordinates 33°46′1″N 118°18′7″W / 33.76694°N 118.30194°W / 33.76694; -118.30194Coordinates: 33°46′1″N 118°18′7″W / 33.76694°N 118.30194°W / 33.76694; -118.30194
Information
Type Private
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1954
Oversight Archdiocese of Los Angeles
Principal Rita Dever
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 519 (2010)
Student to teacher ratio Coeducational
Color(s)           Navy Blue and Gold
Athletics conference CIF Southern Section
(Camino Real League)
Nickname Stars
Rival Bishop Montgomery
Accreditation Western Association of Schools and Colleges
Yearbook Stella Maris
Tuition $7,350-$15,000
Website
[1]

Mary Star of the Sea High School is the only private, Roman Catholic high school in San Pedro, California, serving the Los Angeles Harbor and surrounding communities. The school is operated by Mary Star of the Sea Parish under the supervision of the Department of Catholic Schools of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. It was named one of the Top 50 Catholic High Schools in America in 2006.[2]

Academics[edit]

The following Advance Placement classes are offered: AP Calculus, AP English Literature, AP European History, AP Government, AP Spanish Language, AP Physics and AP U.S. History.[citation needed]

History[edit]

Mary Star of the Sea was established in 1954 by Mary Star of the Sea Parish. There is also a Mary Star of the Sea elementary in San Pedro, which was founded in 1922.[3] The school was originally located on 8th Street and moved to a brand new campus on Taper Avenue in the fall of 2007.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ WASC-ACS. "WASC-Accrediting Commission for Schools". Retrieved 2009-06-05. 
  2. ^ MSSHS. "Catholic High School Honor Roll Website". Retrieved 2009-01-21. 
  3. ^ MSSHS. "Mary Star of the Sea Website". Retrieved 2007-05-11. 

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