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Come Experience St. Mary’s Academy!

St. Mary's Academy is a private, Catholic, college-preparatory high school for young women, sponsored since 1889 by the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet. St. Mary's Academy (SMA) provides academic excellence, infused with Christian values, that is exemplified by the administration, faculty and staff which encourages leadership and service to the "dear neighbor."

Our college preparatory program also offers unique Career Path Programs in  Engineering, Health Careers and The Arts.  SMA prepares students for acceptance to prestigious universities and colleges.  Current and previous graduates are National Merit Finalists and Gates Millennium Scholars. We offer extracurricular activities, athletic programs and student life programs that provide an exciting student life experience.  

I welcome the opportunity to assist you and your daughter throughout her high school journey and the first step is to complete the Student Interest Card (on the right) and select the events of your choice.  After completing the Student Interest Card, click the Admissions Process to print and complete the admission application. Please submit the completed application, application fee and personal essay to the school office:

St. Mary's Academy-Admissions Office
701 Grace Avenue
Inglewood, CA 90301

Please contact me at (310) 674-8470 ext. 204 or at if you have questions.

I look forward to meeting you and your daughter very soon.


Ms. Carla D. Cotton, M.A.

Director of Admissions