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Magnify your knowledge
St. Mary's Academy offers a Catholic education with a global perspective allowing students to stretch their imaginations and think beyond their borders.
Magnify your understanding
St. Mary’s Academy is committed to developing in students the tools to live successful, rewarding lives as compassionate, contributing members of society.
Magnify your talents
Over 90% of our students are involved in extracurricular activities that develop students into honest, committed, respectable leaders by teaching the value of empathy, intercultural dialogue, and social engagement.
Magnify your potential
Our curriculum provides the foundation for all students to succeed in academics, grow in their faith, and explore their interests, while feeling safe, accepted, and encouraged.
Magnify the Lord
Through the celebration of Our Lord’s presence in Word and Sacrament, in Christian fellowship, and in Works of Mercy, St. Mary’s Academy prepares students to magnify the Lord in their lives as His faithful disciples committed to bringing into the world a living and active faith.

Catholic Education with a global perspective | ApplICATIONS OPEN for Fall 2022 Apply now!

At St. Mary’s Academy, we know that tomorrow requires a new type of leader–a servant leader equipped to meet the global needs of the 21st century. We provide opportunities to excel as Christian leaders through rigorous academics, inclusive extracurricular programs, and Christ-centered activities. Our dedicated teachers know our students personally and care about each students’ success.  Our school’s core curriculum is designed to help students make the most of their academic talents. Students have the opportunity to excel on the field, on the stage, and through the many clubs and extracurricular activities that allow them to discover new interests, or further develop those they already enjoy.

Register now for our spring preview!

Join us March 24, 2022, for our Spring Preview and experience our new PK4-12th-grade Catholic school, St. Mary’s Academy. Guests will hear presentations about the admissions process, financial aid options, and meet representatives from athletics, campus ministry, and fine arts. St. Mary’s is located on the current Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School campus at 861 Highway 279, Fayetteville, GA 30214. Registration is required. We look forward to seeing you.

St. mary's Academy Offers

  • Small class sizes in a safe environment
  • Georgia-certified teachers who are Global Educator trained
  • Center for Innovation, a multi-use educational STEM center
  • STEM-endorsed Science and Math teachers
  • Orton-Gillingham-certified/trained teachers
  • Guided reading literacy program
  • Classical learning approach applied to grammar, logic, and rhetoric
  • College-prep Upper School
  • AP & Honors classes
  • Languages: Spanish, French, and Coding
  • On-campus dual enrollment
  • ViewSonic interactive ViewBoards with touchscreen displays
  • Learning and Resource support
  • Athletic, Fine Arts, Performing Arts, STEM, and enrichment summer camps and programs
  • Extended Day Program

How to Apply

2022-2023 School Year Application


Have a question? Visit our FAQ page.

Interested in taking a tour?

Contact us for information about student admissions, to attend a Bobcat Breakfast & Tour, or to schedule a shadow day for rising 9th-12th graders.


Our competitive Class A, Region 2 athletic program plays a vital role in supporting the mission of St. Mary’s Academy. Our Athletic Department cultivates an environment that emphasizes hard work, servant leadership, and integrity while maintaining a Christ-centered mindset in a safe and supportive environment for all.

  • New stadium with synthetic turf and scoreboard
  • Enhanced weight training facility
  • Live video streaming of athletic games
  • Resurfaced hardwood gym floors
  • New eight-lane track
  • Redesigned on-campus cross country trail
  • New athletic uniforms for all sports

Fine & Performing Arts

St. Mary’s Academy’s 450-seat theatre showcases the talents of all of our performing art students. Our students experience and explore the Arts in a positive, encouraging environment while being instructed to learn basic skills, the essence and growth of self-confidence, and the value of historical content in the arts. All St. Mary’s Academy students are encouraged to share their talents with the student body, staff, and local community. We hold the Arts in high regard and delight in discovering and developing each student’s talents. By studying the Arts, our students learn the value of empathy, intercultural dialogue, and social engagement in a safe, Christ-focused environment.

Interested in Joining a Vibrant school community?

We are completing our educator team with engaging teachers who embrace a growth mindset. We develop our teachers into educators for the 21st century so that we can better prepare our students for learning and maneuvering in a global community. Apply to join our team of dynamic teachers.

Summer 2022 REadinig & assignment