St. Mary’s School Online Academy (SMOA) is a global online learning platform by St. Mary’s School, a century-old American institution, who’s excellence has transcended time and has grown to bring authentic American high school education to China, South Korea, Vietnam and other parts of the world. SMOA, headquarters of St. Mary’s School in the United States, and the 10 campuses in China are interlinked and seamlessly connected to the traditional American education management system. This means students have access to the standard American curriculum American student grading system, American teachers and staff, and standard American high school courses, including Advanced Placement (AP) courses, language support courses, core cultural courses, STEM courses, and more, which are offered online and taught by experienced American teachers in China Standard Time. St. Mary’s Online Academy, while providing excellent online education, organizes weekly soft skills enhancement workshops —“Unlock Your Potential”, and dependent on location there will also be monthly onsite activities. Depending on their needs, students can choose online learning only or combined offline-onsite learning. Ultimately, students can earn American credits, receive transcripts, and diplomas from St. Mary’s School, all of which are recognized by all American universities, greatly improving students’ academic competitiveness and facilitating their admission to higher education.
SMOA has built a strong, professional, and experienced bilingual tutoring team, to complement its academic staff and family education consultant team for students and parents. This provides students comprehensive and one-to-one academic guidance with family education services to nurture students and helps parents become a part of the process of identifying and resolving issues and difficulties.
St. Mary’s School’s wealth of experience has allowed the school to develop SMOA with student needs in mind and in accordance with student-centric approaches. Additionally, the program provides a one-stop solution for students and parents interested in international education and brings the authentic American high school experience to thousands of students to help them achieve their dreams!