St. Mary-Basha Catholic School

200 West Galveston St
Chandler, AZ 85225-0852
     Tel: (480)963-4951
Grades: K - 8 | 490 students
Our students, faculty/staff and parents gather in prayer each morning in Mary's Garden.
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Our students, faculty/staff and parents gather in prayer each morning in Mary's Garden.
St. Mary-Basha Catholic School is dedicated to preparing the student for a life that will positively impact the community through principles rooted in the Gospel and in the teachings of the Catholic Church.
St. Mary-Basha Catholic School is dedicated to the education of the whole child as a Catholic and a citizen.
With the mutual cooperation of the home, school, Church and community, we provide an atmosphere in which each student is given the opportunity to develop his/her unique gifts in order to build a life based on the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
St. Mary-Basha Catholic School student learning expectations reflect what what every student who leaves our school should know, understand and be able to accomplish before graduation.
St. Mary-Basha students are active Catholics, responsible citizens, active learners, and efficient communicators.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1944

Student Body

Total Students 490 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 39%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade St. Mary-Basha Catholic School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 27 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,200
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%


Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Football, Softball, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Boy Scouts, Chess Club, Choir, Girl Scouts, Yearbook Band, Boy Scouts, Chess Club, Choir, Girl Scouts, Yearbook,

School Notes:

St. Mary-Basha Catholic School is the only Catholic School in the state of Arizona to receive a 12 out of 12 Accreditation rating from the Western Catholic Educational Association. 

Profile last updated: 01/29/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Parc Place Residential Treatment Center (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is New Vistas Center for Education (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is New Vistas Center for Education (0.3 miles away)
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