Welcome to St. Mary's Ryken
St. Mary's Ryken is a private school committed to providing a highly competitive, yet affordable college preparatory education to students in southern Maryland. SMR is one of 13 schools in the Xaverian Brothers tradition in the United States, and we adhere to the Xaverian motto: "Inspiring Lives of Learning, Faith & Service."
Over their four years at SMR, students grow within a mentoring and caring environment that fosters opportunities for each student to develop individual gifts and talents, and prepares them to become role models and leaders in their communities.
The years a student spends at St. Mary's Ryken are marked not only by a challenging, college preparatory program, but also by rewarding opportunities for service, the forming of lifelong friendships, and the camaraderie of being part of athletics, extracurricular activities and shared celebrations of faith.
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