St. Mary School

652 Willard Avenue
Newington, CT 06111-0611
Tel: (860)666-3844
Grades: PK-8 | 128 students
Saint Mary School is a Pre-K3 through grade 8 school serving the needs of children of all faiths from approximately 20 towns. The journey to this point was reached thanks to the wisdom, insight, generosity and determination of many dedicated pastors, principals, parents and parishioners. Saint Mary School was founded in 1958 as a junior high school to provide Newington area students with a Catholic education.
Since then it has grown into an elementary school, pre-kindergarten through eighth grade serving the greater Hartford area.
Our innovative multi-age model allows students to progress accoring to each child's ability in a class of no more than 20 students.
Saint Mary School is accredited and certified by the Connecticut State Department of Education, the Archdiocese of Hartford and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
All children regardless of race, religion, culture or ethnic background are welcome to attend Saint Mary School.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1958

Student Body

Total Students 128 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade St. Mary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Summer/Winter uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,875
Tuition Notes Rates vary based on Pre-k option selected vs. K - 8 and whether or not family is affiliated with a Catholic parish. Financial assistance is available for children in grades K - 8.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Carmen Rodriguez


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, SoccerBasketballCheering,

School Notes

  •  We, of Saint Mary School, are a Catholic community that works to ensure that every student in Pre-K through Grade 8 acquires 21st century knowledge, critical thinking skills, and Catholic values based on the teachings of Jesus Christ. In conjunction with the family, the Church, and the community at large, we offer a safe and nurturing environment and an innovative and rigorous academic program with emphasis on moral education, community and service.  We prepare a diverse student population to live as productive and contributing participants of a global society and to live as full members of the Body of Christ. Our commitment to academic excellence, while developing the spirit, mind and body of every child, enables every student to achieve the full potential that God has bestowed. 
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The average private school tuition in Hartford County, CT is $7,235 for elementary schools and $28,275 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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