St Mary School

Tel: (603)298-1448
Grades: PK-8 | 126 students
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St. Mary School shares the grounds with beautiful St. Mary Church.
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St. Mary School shares the grounds with beautiful St. Mary Church.
Founded in the mid-1800s, Saint Mary School was the first school founded by the Sisters of Mercy in New Jersey.
St. Mary?s has served the Bordentown community through three centuries.
In the fall of 2000, the sisters took leave of the school, but the Mercy tradition of a loving and caring environment lives on through the work of its lay staff.
The building that now serves St. Mary School was erected in 1888 and entered the new millenium under the spiritual guidance of Reverand Father Michael Burns and the academic guidance of principal, Mrs. MaryEllen Moss.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1888

Student Body

Total Students 126 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade St Mary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admissions Director Mrs. MaryEllen Moss

Sports

Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, CheeringBasketballCheering,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. American Girl Club, Craft Club, Creative Writing, Drama Club, Girl Scouts of South Jersey Pines, Piano & Keyboard Instruction, School Newspaper, Science Club, St. Mary's School Choir Craft Club, Drama Club, Science Club, American Girl Club,
Creative Writing,
Girl Scouts of South Jersey Pines,
Piano & Keyboard Instruction,
School Newspaper,
St. Mary's School Choir,

School Notes

  • As a Catholic School in the Diocese of Trenton, St. Mary?s is committed to the development of each individual student in a Christ centered environment. Together with our families, we share the awesome responsibility for the total education of the student. Our school is strongly committed to academic excellence. By emphasizing excellence we hope to encourage all students to reach their God given potential. Our faith calls us to be responsible Christians in a complicated world. We have a mission to help our students see the value of justice, peace, and service as is so clearly set forth in the Gospel message. St. Mary School is part of a faith filled parish community. Through participation in parish life we encourage our students to see themselves as members of God?s family. St. Mary School believes that every child can make a difference and calls its students to actively participate in their church, school, and community. The mission of Saint Mary School is a continuation of the tradition of excellence in education, a devotion to the spirit of Mercy, and a focus on the opportunities that lie ahead.

Profile last updated: 09/02/2014

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School Reviews

EXCELLENT school. It has a wonderful Principal, caring, loving faculty and staff, and kind, generous students. St. Mary's has old-school charm with 21st century curriculum and technology and exhibits a friendly family atmosphere. Each grade has a small class size so teachers can give more individualized attention to students. Students really excel here which is corroborated by high Terra Nova test scores and alumni who have really made something of themselves. We have loved the school since the day we attended the Open House and highly recommend St Mary School in the safe, quaint city of Bordentown NJ!!
- Posted by Parent, 05/17/16

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