Each year, the students of St. Mary’s is required to complete standardized tests as required by the Diocesan Testing Program.  In 2012, St. Mary’s eighth grade class completed the ninth grade proficiency test.  St. Mary’s students scored, on average, one to three grades higher than the students in area schools.  The table below exemplifies the outstanding accomplishment by the students of St. Mary’s.

Grade Equivalent of Average Standard Score
St. Mary’s Area Schools
Reading 13+ 9.9
Written Expression 13+ 12.0
Vocabulary 12.2 9.9
Math 11.6 9.5
Computation 13+ 9.9
Social Studies 13+ 10.5
Science 13+ 9.8