Thank you for your interest in St. Mary High School. For any questions concerning Admissions into Saint Mary High School, please contact Mr. Joseph A. Ziaya at

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Welcome to St. Mary High School

Learn about what makes St. Mary High School the perfect fit for your son or daughter.

SMHS 2016-2017 Video Yearbook

Take a look back on the 2016-2017 school year with our video yearbook.  Relive all of the moments that made the school year special for our students.

SMHS receives NJ Assembly Resolution

Saint Mary High School was recognized on Tuesday, February 27 by Assemblyman Gary Schaer and Rutherford Councilwoman Stephanie McGowan for our “Walkout Prayer Service” in solidarity with the students affected by the Parkland, FL school shooting.

The Admissions Process

Complete our Online Inquiry Form to let us know that you
are interested in St. Mary High School
Join us for an Open House or register as a Gael for Day to see our campus in person
After seeing if SMHS is right for you, begin the Application Process.
Join us for some school events throughout the year, such as the Art Show or Drama Club production

Frequently Asked Questions

Does St. Mary have sports teams?

St. Mary High School is a member of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletics Association (NJSIAA) and competes for the Non-Public Group 1 Division.

What is the student/teacher ratio?

St. Mary High School offers at 13:1 Student/Teacher ratio.  Our faculty is comprised of 25 lay teachers, 1 religious and 2 counselors.

Does your school offer any extracurricular activities?

Students have an Activity Period where they have the opportunity to participate in any of the numerous activities and programs offered.

Are students required to perform community service in order to graduate?

Volunteer service to others is a requirement for all students attending St. Mary High School as well as an obligation as members of a Catholic high school.

Do you offer a discount for multiple students?

Tuition for the first child is $10,600 (2018-2019).  Tuition for each additional child is $10,300.  The registration fee for each student is $350.  Our Comprehensive Fee is $545 for the first child and $445 for each additional child.

Do you offer Financial Assistance?

St. Mary High School has two application processes for tuition assistance that we believe offers fair and impartial consideration in awarding tuition assistance.