Orchard Lake St. Mary's Preparatory

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Basic Information

Address: 3535 Commerce Rd., Orchard Lake, Michigan 48324
County: Oakland
Phone Number: 248-392-9280

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Additional Information

President: Bob Pyles, Headmaster
School Type: Catholic High School
Founded: 1885
Ages/Grades: Boys and Girls, 9-12 Co- Divisional High School
School Setting:

St. Mary`s Preparatory is a Catholic, all-boys, college preparatory high school with a Polish-American heritage and legacy since 1885 A.D. We exist to provide deserving young men the moral guidance, discipline, and education to become Christ-like models of service and leadership for the world. By completion of our spiritual and educational model, these men gain the character, reverence, and fortitude to meet all challenges for the greater glory of God and their alma mater.

School Size: 620
Classroom Size: average of 15
Student/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Tuition:

$14,100 day student; view website for boarding school costs

Financial Aid:

yes

Departments:

please see website www.stmarysprep.com

Curriculum:

please see website www.stmarysprep.com

Percentage of Graduating Class: 100%
Support Services:

http://www.stmarysprep.com/pages/college_guidance.html

Counseling Staff- four full time academic
deans and two full time counselors
assist all students in academic planning,
curriculum planning, tutoring, and college
preparedness.

ACT/SAT Prep- Free preparation courses
for these college entrance exams are
offered at various times throughout the
school year.

Camp Programs: Yes
After School Programs: No
Computer Capabilities:

Yes

School Championships:

over 50

School Clubs:

25+

Notable Graduates:

please see website www.stmarysprep.com

Parking Spaces/Availability:

please see website www.stmarysprep.com

Uniform Guidelines:

please see website www.stmarysprep.com

Admissions Requirements:

School visit/interview; formal application

Mission Statement:

St. Mary’s Preparatory is a Catholic, co-divisional college preparatory high school with a Polish-American heritage and legacy since 1885 A.D. We exist to provide deserving students with the moral guidance, discipline, and education to become Christ-like models of service and leadership for the world.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

The Beginning of Wisdom is The Fear of The Lord

School History:

please see website www.stmarysprep.com

Notes/School Information:
  • St. Mary's Preparatory is a four year secondary program of pre-college studies in a disciplined environment preparing young men for future study and careers of service. The Prep has a day student and boarding school program. St. Mary's is accredited by the State of Michigan Board of Education, the Archdiocese of Detroit, and MNSAA/MANS. Almost 100% of our graduates attend college."If the Orchard Lake Schools did not exist, it would be necessary to establish them." -- Pope John Paul II
  • School accreditations: National Catholic Education (NCEA), State of Michigan Deprtment of Education Boarding School Association, MANS/MANSAA