St. Mary Academy – Bay View has been educating and inspiring girls and young women since 1874. We are delighted that you are interested in learning more about our school, and we encourage you to visit campus to witness the benefits of an all-girls, Mercy education.

Get to Know Bay View!

Our community is warm and welcoming, and we invite you to get to know us. Choose one, two, or all of the Admissions events below to build your own experience. We look forward to meeting you.

Day at the Bay/Shadow Day Visit

Spend a day in school with a current student!
Visit Days are required for students applying to Grades 2-8 and encouraged for students applying to Upper School. 

Register for a Day at the Bay by clicking the appropriate link below. 

Lower School


Middle School


Upper School

Lower School Open Campus Day

Please join us for Bay View's Lower School Open Campus Day on Tuesday, January 31, to take a tour of our learning spaces, visit classes, and meet our Admissions team. We look forward to meeting you!


Prospective Parent Coffee

Come enjoy a cup of coffee while hearing from Administrators, students and the Admissions team to get a sense of what makes Bay View unique among Rhode Island schools. 

April 20
8:30 AM - 10 AM 
Welcome Center 



Meet the Team

Janine Cooney

Janine Cooney

Director of Admissions & Marketing