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St. Mark's High School

St. Mark's High School is a coeducational private Catholic traditional school for students in grades 9 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban

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Overview

St. Mark's High School says

Saint Mark's is a Diocesan, Catholic college preparatory high school that educates young men and women to be leaders whose faith and service reflect the values of excellence, humility, and integrity. Our students learn Christ's commandment to love one another and they experience firsthand the joys of giving service to the community. Saint Mark's students acquire a sense of justice and learn to live responsibly in the world. Our broad curriculum and extensive opportunities for involvement allow each student to develop to his or her fullest potential. In academics, athletics, the arts – in all aspects of their lives – Saint Mark's students are motivated to succeed. We invite you to come to Saint Mark's and experience our very special feeling of belonging. 5 Academic Levels to meet the needs of each studentMore than 100 service groups, clubs, activities andathletic teams98% of graduates pursue higher education$1 million in need based tuition assistance availableSaint Mark's High School offers each student a unique blend of academics, arts, athletics, co-curricular activities, college scholarship opportunities, affordability and excitement, creating a high school experience that is unparalleled in the area. The private campus is spectacular with over 50 acres of land, situated just off Kirkwood Highway, minutes from Newark and easily accessible from Routes 1 and I-95.Our co-educational program features five distinct academic levels and Delaware's largest Advanced Placement program. With the assistance of our college placement counselors, more than 97 percent of Saint Mark's graduates attend college with many awarded scholarships and grants to the school of their choice.Continual improvements to our facilities and technology keep Saint Mark's on the cutting edge. Recent projects include renovating science labs and art rooms and expanding our athletic fields. We have been recognized both regionally and nationally for our leadership not only in teaching technology, but for also integrating it into our curriculum, empowering students to be better learners who are able to work in increasingly technology-dependent environments.Saint Mark's remains one of the most affordable private or Catholic high schools in the area, and we are committed to helping parents afford an outstanding education for their children. In addition to providing in excess of $1 million in need-based financial aid every year, we also offer academic scholarships to entering freshmen based on their performance on the Entrance Test.Since our first graduating class in 1973, Saint Mark’s graduates have been encouraged to “go forth from this school to create a better world more pleasing to God and more helpful to man.” Through rigorous academic offerings, competitive athletic programs, and immersive service opportunities, our students learn to be confident leaders and active participants, fully prepared to meet success in the college classroom as well as throughout their careers.We invite you to come to Saint Mark's and experience our very special feeling of belonging. For more information, please call 302.757.8721 or visit our website at www.stmarkshs.net.What Our Students Say"Saint Mark's has a bigger presence for colleges. I love how many extracurricular activities there are and our amazing theatre department. I really like the feel of the people—it makes it worth getting up so early in the morning." ― Merissa Cope '12"When I shadowed here, I found it very welcoming. Everyone is treated the same." ― Sean Locke '12"Looking at other schools, Saint Mark's really stood out. Coming from a small school, I like the size and all of the activities. And I never had a teacher that I didn't like." ― Stephanie Angeloni '12"I really like the academic environment, but what really stands out at Saint Mark's are the people. Both the faculty and staff are fantastic to be around." ― Shane Lelwica-Hebeisen '10

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Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (302) 738-3300
Email
  [email protected]

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 1,077
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 237
10 249
11 299
12 292

St. Mark's High School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing St. Mark's High School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 14 : 1
Gender 51% Male / 49% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 92%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Hispanic/Latino 3%
Black or African American 3%
Asian 3%

Extracurriculars

  • Drill Team
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Crew
  • Cross Country
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Winter Track and Field
  • Wrestling
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Crew
  • Cross Country
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Winter Track and Field
  • Wrestling

Associations & Memberships

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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