St. Mark School

500 Wigwam Lane
Stratford, CT 06614-0649
     Tel: (203)375-4291
        
   
Grades: PK - 8 | 225 students
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St. Mark School celebrated 50 years of excellence during the 2014-2015 academic year. We are so proud of our history and traditions, and exciting about our future!
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St. Mark School celebrated 50 years of excellence during the 2014-2015 academic year. We are so proud of our history and traditions, and exciting about our future!
St. Mark School is a private elementary (PreK-Grade 8) Roman Catholic School in Stratford, CT.
St. Mark School has been recognized by the US Department of Education as a National Blue Ribbon School of Academic Excellence.
Our academic program encompasses Pre-Kindergarten through Grade Eight. 
The expectations and challenges of our curriculum prepare our students for the moral, intellectual, social, technological and physical demands of today's society. Rooted in Gospel values and committed to the highest standardsof academic excellence, our teachers dedicate themselves to providing our students with comprehensive, challenging, education.
Teachers provide students with the knowledge and tools that are necessary to reach their potiential as young adults.
Christian values and moral prinicples are not only taught and modeled by our teachers. St. Mark School is blessed with an active and supportive parent community.
Parent involvement in the school exemplifies a strong commitment to Catholic education and contributes to the success and excellence of our school.
Whether serving pancakes, designing flyers, or coordinating school events, parent volunteers are valued and greatly appreciated!

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1964
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2009

Student Body

Total Students 225 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade St. Mark School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 90%
Average Class Size 20 students
Advanced Courses Algebra 1 and Spanish I  
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Blue slacks/Plaid jumper or skirt/white shirt or blouse/boys wear ties)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,350
Tuition Notes Tuition Assistance Available
Acceptance Rate 100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Theresa Sciallo

Sports

Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, Intramural Sports OnlyBasketballIntramural Sports Only,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Altar Servers, Band, Drama Club / Play, Mad Science, National Honor Society, Runners Club, Scouts, Student Service Club Altar Servers, Band, Mad Science, Runners Club, Scouts, Drama Club / Play,
National Honor Society,
Student Service Club,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is White Oak Baptist Academy (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Vincent's Special Needs Services (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Catherine Of Siena School (1.9 miles away)
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  • TrumbullSt Vincent's Special Needs Services
    Special Education School
    95 Merritt Blvd
    TrumbullCT 06611
    (203)386-2741
    Special Education School
    1.1 mi | 68 students | Gr. UG                      
  • StratfordWhite Oak Baptist Academy
      (Baptist)
    5344 Main St Putney
    StratfordCT 06614
    (203)610-6960
      (Baptist)
    1.6 mi | 26 students | Gr. K-12                      
  • Trumbull St Catherine Of Siena School
      (Roman Catholic)
    190 Shelton Rd
    TrumbullCT 06611
    (203)375-1947
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.9 mi | 247 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • TrumbullMontessori Center For Early Learning
    Montessori School
    65 Beardsley Pkwy
    TrumbullCT 06611
    (203)459-9490
    Montessori School
    2.1 mi | 7 students | Gr. UG                      
  • MilfordHope Academy
    Special Education School  (Non-sectarian)
    597 Naugatuck Avenue
    MilfordCT 06461
    (203)876-0864
    Special Education School  (Non-sectarian)
    2.3 mi | 14 students | Gr. 2-12                      

School Reviews

1 year ago
My kids love it here! It''s there home away from home. Safe and nurturing atmosphere, where students are challenged to reach their fullest potential.
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1 year ago
This school is run very well, concerns addressed, safety is a top priority and the teachers are professional, courteous, and kind. A great family atmosphere!
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