St. Mary's School

1665 Hwy 45 By Pass
Jackson, TN 38305-0383
Tel: (731)668-2525
Grades: NS-8 | 325 students
St. Mary's School welcomes you and your child in the way Jesus welcomed the children at the end of His day.
St. Mary's is a Catholic school, steeped in all of the tradition and faith of the Catholic Church, yet it is open and accepting to people of all faiths.
A Catholic education provides something unique; an environment that nurtures and supports the development of each child within an atmosphere that allows a personal relationship with Christ to grow and deepen.
St. Mary's mission is to educate the whole child - spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, and physically so the students are prepared for success both now and in the future. We invite you to visit our School and see for yourself the many reasons St. Mary's reputation for excellence in education has continued for over 135 years!.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded 1878

Student Body

Total Students 325 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade St. Mary's School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 16 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,000
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Kim Lemons

Sports

Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballSoccer,
SoftballTennis,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Afterschool Choir, Boy Scouts, Chess Club, Drama, Writing Club Boy Scouts, Chess Club, Drama, Writing Club, Afterschool Choir,
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School Reviews

When we decided to move my eleven year old to a private school, we visited every private school in Jackson. At St. Mary's, there was such a peaceful feeling when we visited the school. Everyone was so friendly and genuinely helpful in every interaction, from the first phone call of inquiry to today. I love that parent involvement is such a big part of the school. I love that they communicate so regularly by email so I can keep up with things that are going on. I love the accessibility to my son's homework, grades, etc. online and up to the minute. My son has been welcomed with open arms even though we are not Catholic. He is happier and more relaxed at school than he has ever been. If you are considering private school in Jackson, at please at least give St. Mary's a look. I think you will be impressed.
- Posted by Parent, 05/17/16
My wife and I are so blessed that St. Mary's continues the strong educational heritage of the Catholic church. As parents of two current students, we have found St. Mary's to be an open, friendly, engaging and wholly professional school with excellent teachers, staff, facilities and curriculum. We look forward to many great years at St. Mary's and plan on enrolling our youngest there soon. Thank you St. Mary's for all you do to educate our children, body, mind and spirit!
- Posted by Parent, 05/17/16

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