St. Mary School

652 Willard Avenue
Newington, CT 06111-0611
Tel: (860)666-3844
Grades: PK-8 | 105 students
Saint Mary School is a Pre-K3  through grade 8 school serving the needs of children of all faiths from approximately 20 towns.  The journey to this point was reached thanks to the wisdom, insight, generosity and determination of many dedicated pastors, principals, parents and parishioners. Saint Mary School was founded in 1958 as a junior high school to provide Newington area students with a Catholic education.
Since then it has grown into an elementary school, pre-kindergarten through eighth grade serving the greater Hartford area.
Saint Mary School is accredited and certified by the Connecticut State Department of Education, the Archdiocese of Hartford and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
All children regardless of race, religion, culture or ethnic background are welcome to attend Saint Mary School.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Programs Supported upon individual case review
Year Founded 1958

Student Body

Total Students 105 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade St. Mary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 10 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Summer/Winter uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,015
Tuition Notes Financial assistance available
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Joan Tortora


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, SoccerBasketballCheering,

School Notes:

  •  We, of Saint Mary School, are a Catholic community that works to ensure that every student in Pre-K through Grade 8 acquires 21st century knowledge, critical thinking skills, and Catholic values based on the teachings of Jesus Christ. In conjunction with the family, the Church, and the community at large, we offer a safe and nurturing environment and an innovative and rigorous academic program with emphasis on moral education, community and service.  We prepare a diverse student population to live as productive and contributing participants of a global society and to live as full members of the Body of Christ. Our commitment to academic excellence, while developing the spirit, mind and body of every child, enables every student to achieve the full potential that God has bestowed. 

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Emmanuel Christian Academy (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Emmanuel Christian Academy (1.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Emmanuel Christian Academy (1.6 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Newington
    Grades: PK-12 | 134 students
    1.6 miles
    569 Maple Hill Ave
    Newington, CT 06111
  • New Britain
    Grades: 6-8 | 111 students
    1.9 miles
    30 Pendleton Road
    New Britain, CT 06053
  • Newington
    Newington KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    2.3 miles
    143 Pascone Place
    Newington, CT 06111
  • Newington
    Southfield Children's Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-KG | 64 students
    2.4 miles
    84 Faith Rd
    Newington, CT 06111
  • West Hartford
    St. Brigid School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-9 | 210 students
    2.5 miles
    100 Mayflower St
    West Hartford, CT 06110

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The average private school tuition in Hartford County, CT is $7,094 for elementary schools and $25,953 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Hartford County, CT is 66% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).