St. Mary’s South Side Catholic High School is a high school formed in the Marianist tradition. Our Core Values embrace that St. Mary’s Men are: Embodied in Faith; Empowered by Excellence; Embraced as Family; Enlightened through Service & Transformed for Life. The St. Mary’s community is dedicated to developing responsible young men who are prepared to live as contributing and successful members of society while developing in them a deep sense of the goodness, self-worth, and dignity of every person.
St. Mary’s has a rich tradition of academic excellence. Since 1931 we have been preparing students for success in a variety of post-secondary endeavors. Our curriculum is designed with a focus on the current educational research which incorporates a differentiated approach to instruction that reaches every student. The curriculum encourages students to explore their minds and interests with choices that include 61 college credit offerings as well as a wide variety of relevant electives that are interesting and engaging while preparing students for future career interests.
Our mission is not only fulfilled through the classroom experience, but in faith experiences, in the community, through service and participation in many athletic and extra-curricular opportunities. These experiences promote the building of confidence, resilience, collaboration, teamwork & learning to overcome obstacles and adversity. Building these skills through this diversity of experiences will ensure success in high school as well as transfer to our students’ future life experiences.
- To help each young man discover that life as a Christian is a journey that must be rooted in God
- To develop in the young man a deep sense of the goodness, self-worth and the dignity of every person
- To maintain a community where all involved in the students’ formation collaborate to create a climate of cooperation, respect, openness, and trust
- To provide a comprehensive program of learning which challenges and motivates each student to reach his fullest potential
- To instruct each young man in the Marianist spirit
Our rigorous student-centered academic program prepares students for success, not only in college but for life. Our curriculum is constructed to take advantage of brain-compatible learning to help our students succeed. Coursework is designed to address the total development of our young men...physically, intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually. Course offerings include many college credit offerings along with many relevant electives including leadership, architectural design, broadcasting, and computer technology.
The welcoming nature of St. Mary’s has fostered a wonderful family-like feel of our community. This has produced a rich diversity within our community. Our 1818 College Credit Program & Learning Consultant Program ensure support of students at all ability levels. Additionally, Our Leadership Program, Athletic Program, & Student Activities Programs all support the wide variety of interests of our student body.
4701 S. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63111