Admissions

Welcome to St. Mary's Academy

Thank you for your interest in St. Mary's Academy, home of the Wildcats! We are delighted that you are considering our school community for your family. 

St. Mary’s Academy is Denver’s premier Independent, Catholic, Co-educational PK-8 and All-Girls High School that was established in 1864 by the Sisters of Loretto. It continues to be a forward-thinking educational leader focused on values-based, purpose-driven education with rigorous academics, integrated service learning, outstanding faculty, and a commitment to individualized attention and developing the whole student.  

The Admissions Team looks forward to learning more about you and your family and how we can best serve you in this process.

Typical entry points at St Mary’s Academy are as follows, but families with children entering at any grade should not hesitate to contact us:

  • Pre-Kindergarten (4-year-olds) for co-ed Lower School
  • Kindergarten for co-ed Lower School
  • Sixth Grade for co-ed Middle School
  • Ninth Grade for all-girls High School

 

Learn more about our application process.


 

Virtual Admissions Center

Our admissions process encompasses a combination of in-person and virtual opportunities for you to learn more about SMA and for us to get to know you. We’re a family school dedicated to thoughtful options for exceptional learning and growth.

Please visit and explore our Virtual Admissions Center for more information on ways to learn and engage with our community, a calendar of upcoming in-person or virtual events, and more!

Visit Our Virtual Admissions Center

Meet Our School Community


The most valuable thing I learned at SMA was how to be part of something bigger than myself. I was part of this great community that I loved and I did things like travel and learn about cultures and things I wouldn't have otherwise. This showed me how fortunate I am to have the life that I do, and that I can make a difference in the world.

-former student


 

Connect with Us Today


Seely Meredith
Director of Admissions and Tuition Assistance

smeredith@smanet.org

303.762.8300 x 255


Kristen Dieterich

Director of Middle School Admissions

kdieterich@smanet.org

303.762.8300 x 205


Lindsey Lopez

Director of Lower School Admissions

llopez@smanet.org

303.762.8300 x 241

Idiomas: inglés y español

Non-Discrimination Policy

690

students from 70 different zip codes

 

100%

of students participate in community service

$2 million

 

in tuition assistance to 24% of students

 

88%

of the Class of 2021 received a merit-based scholarship for college