St Mary’s College, Adelaide SA

Gender

Girls

Years

R-12

Enrolments

840

Established: 1869

Principal: Clare Nocka

Address: 253 Franklin St , Adelaide 5000

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Key Information

Staff

81 Teaching

34 Non Teaching

Fees

See website for fees (Year 7)

See website for fees (Year 12)

SACE Subjects

N/A

Languages

Italian & French

Features

VET Available

About our school

St Mary’s College is an R-12 school, educating girls in the Dominican Catholic tradition since 1869. Our Dominican spirit inspires us to be seekers of truth, be daring and courageous, open-minded, and hold an unwavering commitment to inclusivity and welcome. Our learning approach is contemporary and innovative; we challenge and support our students to achieve their personal best. We develop leadership in diverse ways. Our restorative culture is at the heart of all that we are and all that we do. Relationships matter. As a city school located on one campus, there is a tangible sense of community. Our city location affords solid networks and connections, providing big school opportunities with a small school feeling. We nurture the growth of strong women equipped to find their place in the world.

Principal's Message

Welcome to St Mary’s College, a Reception to Year 12 school in the city’s heart, educating girls in the Dominican Catholic tradition since 1869.

Our Dominican spirit inspires us to be seekers of truth, daring and courageous, open-minded and holding an unwavering commitment to inclusivity and welcome.

Our approach to learning is contemporary and innovative. We challenge and support our students to excel, offering a range of diverse pathways and opportunities for all learners. Learning happens within and beyond the classroom. We network and connect with opportunities our city location offers.

Our restorative culture is at the heart of all we are and all we do. St Mary’s College is a place where relationships come first. When students connect in a community of wrap-around support attentive to their wellbeing, their learning can thrive.

We develop leadership in diverse ways. We nurture the growth of strong women equipped to find their voice and place in the world.

I hope our website offers you insight into the story of our College, its history and traditions, achievements and contribution to the education of young women in South Australia.

Ms Clare Nocka
Principal

Quick Facts

  1. City Campus
  2. Specialist teachers across all year levels
  3. Netball and Volleyball Academy
  4. Competitive Sports Program
  5. State of the art Centre for the Performing Arts – with Music, Drama and Dance offered across all Year levels.
  6. Outdoor Education program
  7. STEM programs
  8. Social Justice and Outreach programs
  9. Quality Learner Hub
  10. Sustainability and Environmental programs

More from the school

Upcoming Dates

Mon Jul

St Mary’s College, Adelaide SA – Junior School Tour 4 July

July 4, 2022 - 9:30 am

Thu Aug

St Mary’s College, Adelaide SA – Junior School Tour 4 August

August 4, 2022 - 9:30 am

Sat Aug

St Mary’s College, Adelaide SA – Principal’s Tour 20 August

August 20, 2022 - 1:00 pm

Mon Aug

St Mary’s College, Adelaide SA – Middle School Tour 22 August

August 22, 2022 - 9:30 am

Mon Aug

St Mary’s College, Adelaide SA – Junior School Tour 29 August

August 29, 2022 - 9:30 am

Wed Sep

St Mary’s College, Adelaide SA – Middle School Tour 14 September

September 14, 2022 - 9:30 am

Sat Nov

St Mary’s College, Adelaide SA – Principal’s Tour 5 November

November 5, 2022 - 1:00 pm

Wed Nov

St Mary’s College, Adelaide SA – Junior School Tour 9 November

November 9, 2022 - 9:30 am

Wed Nov

St Mary’s College, Adelaide SA – Middle School Tour 23 November

November 23, 2022 - 9:30 am

Facilities

  • Susan Sullivan Library
  • Centre for the Performing Arts
  • Home Economics Centre
  • STEM Centre
  • Music suites
  • Filmmaking facilities, including Green Screen space
  • Gymnasium
  • Tennis Courts
  • Senior Centre
  • Wellbeing Centre
  • Access to West Tce parklands
  • Visual Arts Centre
  • Student Services Office
  • Tuckshop
  • Uniform Shop

NAPLAN Results

Year Reading Writing Spelling Grammar Numeracy
Year 3 423 419 406 425 380
Year 5 516 485 498 500 479
Year 7 565 530 558 576 556
Year 9 590 576 592 583 574

This table above shows the average student results at this school for the year 2019.
Naplan data is sourced from: https://www.myschool.edu.au

Campus Locations

Main Campus

253 Franklin St , Adelaide, 5000

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