Explore St. Mary's Ryken


St. Mary's Ryken welcomes the World! SMR opens its doors to international students who seek a great, college preparatory education in a safe, beautiful setting and the SMR community has opened its homes to provide students a "Home away from Home." We have students from many nations join our community each year to learn and develop into tomorrow's World leaders.


Our Area

St. Mary's Ryken is located on the waterfront. The Naval Air Station Patuxent River provides opportunities for partnerships and mentorships.

Our extra-Curricular Opportunities

International students are encouraged to participate in any of our 26 varsity sports teams, 60+ clubs and nationally known associations and organizations. They participate in every area of school life, including Student Government and mentor programs for younger students.



Clubs and ResourcesAthletics Teams


Our Resources for Success

College Preparation begins Day 1!

With a dedicated International Programs Director and a dedicated College Counselor students will get individual academic and planning support to prepare them for the college admissions process.


Our Academics

AP coursesFine Arts CoursesScholars Program

Tailored one-on-one course counseling


Our Students

Meet our students


Be the first!

SMR International Program offers selected students from under represented countries "Diversity Scholarships."

See if you qualify.