St. Mary School

50 N Buffalo Grove Road
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089-0600
     Tel: (847)459-6270
        
   
Grades: PK - 8 | 334 students
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St. Mary’s School, a Catholic educational community is an integral part of the St. Mary Parish Community, embracing the values and traditions of the Catholic faith.
Called to its mission by the parents of the parish community, we recognize that parents are the primary teachers of their children, and we are committed to cooperate with and support parental involvement.
As one of the educational arms of the Parish, we provided an atmosphere where students develop a wholesome self image, and strive to reach their full potential.
St. Mary’s School offers a comprehensive curriculum and provides students with experience in cooperative learning and critical thinking skills.
To enhance our excellent academic program, St. Mary’s School offers a wide variety of support services and extracurricular activities to fulfill the students’ special interests.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Programs Supported Special Service Team Support Available
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2008, 2014

Student Body

Total Students 334 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 12%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade St. Mary School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Please visit our website for current tuition information school.stmarybg.org
Admissions Director Debbie Eppel

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Annual Musical, Band, Battle of the Books, Chess Club, Choir, Cub Scouts, Daisies/Brownies/Girl Scouts, Pep Band, Service and Spirit Program, Student Council, Talent Show, Voice Lessons, Yearbook Club Annual Musical, Band, Chess Club, Choir, Cub Scouts, Pep Band, Talent Show, Voice Lessons, Yearbook Club, Battle of the Books,
Daisies/Brownies/Girl Scouts,
Service and Spirit Program,
Student Council,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is J Slowacki School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Torah Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Torah Academy (0.4 miles away)
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School Reviews

1 year ago
WE LOVE Saint Mary. We sent our 4 year old to preschool there thinking we would move to the public school for kindergarten. NO WAY. 3 years later we are now sending our next child to the preschool and our 2nd grader is so happy and loves going to school each day to see her teacher & friends. she also loves telling us about her day and what the "big" kids are doing that she wants to do when she gets older. It''s a great family environment and has an outstanding curriculum. My daughter loves her library time, music class and spanish - wow. I highly recommend Saint Mary School
- Posted by Parent
1 year ago
St. Mary is a wonderful environment for children to learn and grow as individuals. They are constantly advancing their academics and keeping pace with technology all while offering music, art & many other extras at no extra cost. It is a safe and welcoming community for all our children, where everyone knows their name. I highly recommend PreKthru 8th grade.
- Posted by Parent

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