St Marys School

414 N Main St,
Pontiac, IL, 61764-0617
Tel: (815)844-6585
Grades: K - 8 | 179 students
St. Mary's School, Pontiac, Illinois, is a coeducational Catholic elementary school affiliated with St. Mary's Parish and the Peoria Diocese.
It is a grade school that is committed to the teaching of the Catholic faith and values from kindergarten through eighth grade.
It is a caring community where the Pastor, Commission on Education, administrator, teachers, and parents work together to ensure that children receive the finest possible education through a progressive program emphasizing religious education, basic skills, academic excellence, the fine arts, and physical fitness.
St. Mary's School is a Catholic co-educational community where human culture and knowledge illumined by Faith is shared and where students are helped to develop a sense of God, a sense of responsibility, a sense of direction, and a sense of mission.
The faculty assumes the responsibility of assisting the parents, who are the prime and foremost educators of the child, in educating the whole child while preserving each child's own individuality and uniqueness.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1903

Student Body

Total Students 179 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 14%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade St Marys School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 25 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(See handbook on website)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition rates are reviewed every spring and are subject to change yearly. Please call the school for current fees.
Admissions Director Mrs. Sharon A. Warfield, Principal

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Softball, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringSoftball,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Altar Servers, Band, Chorus, Junior High Youth Group, Math Team, Scholastic Bowl, Speech Team, Student Council Altar Servers, Band, Chorus, Math Team, Speech Team, Junior High Youth Group,
Scholastic Bowl,
Student Council,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Salem Ranch (11.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pontiac Christian School (5.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Pontiac Christian School (5.3 miles away)
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