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Media Contact

Ann Lorincz Swain '99
Director of Communications
401.434.0113 x103

Rosie Burke Connors '76
Senior Director of Advancement and Communications
401.434.0113 x162


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 several international students from China and Korea.  These students live with Bay View host families.

Faculty and Enrollment

Upper School

Faculty: 45
Advanced Degrees: 75%
Bachelor Degrees: 100%
Student Enrollment, 9-12: 429
Class of 2015: 116
Ratio of students to teachers: 10:1

Middle School

Faculty: 11
Advanced Degrees: 68%
Bachelor Degrees: 100%
Student Enrollment: 110
Ratio of Students to Teachers: 10:1
Average Class Size: 18 Students

Lower School

Faculty : 16
Advanced Degrees: 70%
Bachelor Degrees: 100%
Student Enrollment: 145
Ratio of Students to Teachers: 9:1
Average Class Size: 18 Students


Colleen Gribbin - Upper School
Cynthia Lorincz - Middle and Lower School 


Vittoria Pacifico-DeBenedictis 

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