Press Kit


Media Contacts

Barbara Haynes
Interim Director of Advancement
401.434.0113 x162
bhaynes@bayviewacademy.org


About St. Mary Academy - Bay View

St. Mary Academy - Bay View 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 St. Mary Academy - Bay View 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: 14
Advanced Degrees: 71%
Bachelor Degrees: 100%
Student Enrollment: 123
Ratio of Students to Teachers: 11:1
Average Class Size: 17 Students

Middle School

Faculty: 11
Advanced Degrees: 27%
Bachelor Degrees: 100%
Student Enrollment: 114
Ratio of Students to Teachers: 10:1
Average Class Size: 17 Students

Upper School

Faculty: 34
Advanced Degrees: 74%
Bachelor Degrees: 100%
Student Enrollment: 359
Class of 2018: 104
Ratio of Students to Teachers: 10:1

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

President
Sister Marybeth Beretta, RSM

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