St. Mary Elementary School

97 Herrick Rd,
Riverside, IL, 60546-0605
Tel: (708)442-5747
St. Mary Catholic School is a vital and valued ministry within the evangelizing mission of St. Mary's Parish of Riverside and its neighboring suburbs, and of the global Catholic community.
Believing that each student is a child of God, St. Mary School challenges each to achieve academic excellence, to embrace the gospel message, and to make a difference in the world through Christian witness, service, and leadership.
The mission of St. Mary School is to provide the children of St. Mary's parish family with a firm foundation in the Catholic faith, traditions, and moral values; and to prepare them to become well-educated Catholic adults who will provide leadership and service within the church and society in the 21st century.
St. Mary’s is a very special community in which teachers and administrators are united and work in harmony with parents, who we recognize as the primary educators.
It is a partnership that is dedicated to the full realization of each child’s spiritual, academic, and life skills potential.
At home and at school, together we endeavor to integrate God’s message into the children’s daily activities and encourage them to embrace the meaning of social concern and service to others.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 9

Student Body

Total Students 420 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 26%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade St. Mary Elementary School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Roosevelt Academy (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Little People Montessori Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Little People Montessori Academy (0.7 miles away)
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  • Lyons Little People Montessori Academy
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    7942 Ogden Ave Ste 3
    Lyons , IL , 60534
    (708)447-4283
    Montessori School
    0.7  mi  |  4  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
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    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    3144 Home Avenue
    Berwyn , IL , 60402
    (708)795-7563
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    1  mi  |  10  students  |  Gr.  PK-NS
  • Berwyn
    The Angels Child Development Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Episcopal)
    6732 34th St
    Berwyn , IL , 60402
    (708)788-3108
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Episcopal)
    1.3  mi  |  47  students  |  Gr.  K
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    (Roman Catholic)
    3322 Clarence Ave
    Berwyn , IL , 60402
    (708)749-3666
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.4  mi  |  172  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Brookfield St Barbara School
    (Roman Catholic)
    8900 Windemere Ave
    Brookfield , IL , 60513
    (708)485-0806
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    1.6  mi  |  56  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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