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Media Contacts

Barbara Haynes
Interim President
401.434.0113 x155
bhaynes@bayviewacademy.org


About Bay View Academy

Bay View Academy is an independent Catholic School for girls open to all faiths, Pre-kindergarten through Grade 12, located in East Providence, Rhode Island. In existence since 1874, Bay View endeavors to provide a quality education preparing girls and young women for the challenges of the global community. St. Mary Academy–Bay View is a college preparatory school accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.



Community and School

The campus of Bay View Academy is located in Riverside, Rhode Island, five miles east of the state Capitol building. The student body is selected on the basis of a rigorous entrance examination (High School Placement Test) as well as superior academic achievement. Students are drawn from cities and towns throughout Rhode Island, Southeastern Massachusetts and Northeastern Connecticut. Bay View also enrolls international students. These students live with Bay View host families and/or in a dormitory setting through our international agency partners.



Faculty and Enrollment

Lower School
Faculty: 12
Advanced Degrees: 57%
Bachelor Degrees: 100%
Student Enrollment: 136
Ratio of Students to Teachers: 11:1
Average Class Size: 17 Students

Middle School

Faculty: 10
Advanced Degrees: 62%
Bachelor Degrees: 100%
Student Enrollment: 119
Ratio of Students to Teachers: 11:1
Average Class Size: 20 Students

Upper School

Faculty: 36
Advanced Degrees: 75%
Bachelor Degrees: 100%
Student Enrollment: 401
Class of 2017: 110
Ratio of Students to Teachers: 11:1

Principals
Colleen Gribbin - Upper School
Margaret Cummings - Middle and Lower School

Interim President
Barbara Haynes

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