Educating and empowering young women since 1874

Everyone Is Empowered

There’s never been a better time to explore St. Mary Academy – Bay View. Register for our immersive digital Open House, and experience firsthand the benefits of an all-girls, Mercy education in the comfort of your own home.


Everyone Leads
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Get the facts and see what our own students think about the all-girls experience.

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Everyone Serves
students participate in hands on learning activities outside of the classroom

As global citizens we are aware of the needs and demands of the wider world. In the Mercy tradition we strive to make our planet more equal, fair and sustainable.

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Everyone Discovers
three students using the anatomage table

St. Mary Academy – Bay View advances STEM curriculum with acquisition of the Anatomage Table.

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Everyone Plays
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St. Mary Academy - Bay View offers a variety of varsity and club sports including rowing and golf.

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Everyone Creates
News and Events

There is so much to see and do at Bay View! Be sure to check out the News and Events page for information on our many activities.

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Everyone Cares
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Inspired by Catherine McAuley, foundress of the Sisters of Mercy. Our commitment to empower each student to be a confident, compassionate, independent, and socially conscious young girl and woman, is rooted in the Gospel and exemplified through the Catholic faith and the Mercy charism.


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Everyone Belongs
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The best way to get to know us is to visit!

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Academic Programs


Girls ages 3 & 4

Lower School

Grades K-5

Middle School

Grades 6-8

Upper School

Grades 9-12

We are an independent, Catholic school serving a diverse population of girls from preschool through grade twelve.

In the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy, we foster academic excellence in an innovative and creative learning environment.

We empower each student to be a confident, independent, compassionate and socially conscious young woman who fully lives her faith.

The Blue and Gold : A Blog For Students, By Students

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