SAINT MARY’S ADMISSIONS NEWS – Updated October 5, 2016

Welcome to the Admissions homepage for Saint Mary’s College High School.

Saint Mary’s is a Lasallian Catholic, college preparatory, full accredited high school providing an exceptional secondary education to Bay Area students for the past 154 years. 

Please refer to the list of webpages related to admissions to the left of this site for further information regarding admissions and school programs. Saint Mary’s is currently full and  is not accepting any additional applications for this school year 2016-2017.  


pantherpawSeptember 22: Online Applications for the 2017 – 2018 school year opens

The Saint Mary’s online application is easy to complete. If you need access to a computer with high speed internet to complete the application, please contact the admissions office at 510-559-6240. We would be happy to have you complete your Saint Mary’s application at our school. Applications are accepted beginning September 22, 2016 through the deadline date of January 3, 2017.



Admissions Morning Coffee – 7:45 to 9:00 a.m.

Reservations for all coffees are required. To reserve a visit for one of the Morning Coffee sessions, please visit Opportunities to Visit or the Admissions Calendar.

        Morning coffee sessions are full. 

The Morning Coffee informational sessions are for parents who are new to the high school process. The Admissions Director will review application procedures and give a brief overview of the school’s program. An optional tour of the campus follows the morning program. There are seven morning coffees offered.



November 20 Open House – 1:00-3:00 pm. (Reservations not required)


Saint Mary’s College High School opens its doors once a year and cordially invites you to spend the afternoon with us, Sunday, November 20, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

Come learn about our educational philosophy and mission; tour our beautiful campus; meet our dedicated administration, faculty, staff, and coaches; and ask questions of our current parents and students. There will be classroom instruction demonstrations, presentations about our various programs,  as well as displays and performances. Arrive before 2:00 p.m. to be able to attend any of the scheduled breakout sessions.

Shuttles to and from North Berkeley BART every 15 minutes.

Please consider our office as a resource for any questions you may have about your child, the transition to high school, Saint Mary’s, or the application process.
Cherisse Payne, Director of Admissions –  Email 
Linda Yaris, Associate Director of Admissions-  Email