Mount Saint Mary Academy (Kenmore, New York)
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|Mount Saint Mary Academy
|3756 Delaware Avenue
Kenmore, New York, (Erie County) 14217
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic|
|Principal||Mrs. Dawn Riggie '71|
|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|
|Rival||Sacred Heart Academy|
|Accreditation||Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools|
|Average SAT scores||Critical Reading: 560
|Average ACT scores||24|
|Publication||Reflections (literary mag.)|
|Admissions Coordinator||Katherine Stubbe '02|
- The New York State Board of Regents.
- Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
- National Catholic Education Association
- Catholic Schools Administrators Association of New York State
- National Association of Secondary Schools Principals
The school has a student to faculty ratio of less than 10:1. Students regularly outperform their peers on standardized tests. 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.
The Mount Saint Mary Thunder is made up of 24 different athletic teams including:
Cross-Country (Varsity) Golf (Varsity, JV) Soccer (Varsity, JV) Swimming (Varsity) Volleyball (Varsity, JV)
Basketball (Varsity, JV & Freshman) Bowling (Varsity, JV) Ice Hockey (Varsity) Indoor Track (Varsity)
Lacrosse (Varsity, JV) Softball (Varsity, JV) Tennis (Varsity) Track and Field (Varsity)
Competitive Cheerleading (Varsity) Crew (Varsity, Novice)
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Mount Saint Mary Academy has a music program including a concert band, jazz ensemble, string orchestra, and the only all-girls’ marching band in New York State. The all-girls marching band has been chosen to perform at Walt Disney World for the Walt Disney World Easter Parade, as well as the New York City Saint Patrick's Day Parade and performed in the 2009 Presidential Inaugural festivities. MSM also has private singing lessons, a chorus and an all-girls a cappella group, The Gemstones. Vocalists at Mount Saint Mary's perform at school concerts, masses, plays and at community events. Students may also take music theory as a fine-arts elective.
Mount Saint Mary's offers student activities relating to fine-arts and visual arts including a drama club, fall musical, creative writing club and dance team.
Live! Starring... You!
Live! Starring... You! is a media organization started by Tim O'Shei that connects MSM students with professional entertainers. The interviews are conducted by students and are aimed at demystifying the entertainment industry and gives them the opportunity to attend multiple red carpet events.