Immaculate Heart Of Mary

  • Immaculate Heart of Mary School is a Catholic Pre-K (4 year old) through 8th grade elementary school serving the spiritual and educational needs of our parish families.
  • Our school was opened to the parish community in 1957 by the Sisters of Saint Joseph.
  • Today, we continue the mission that began nearly 50 years ago: to educate the whole child in a spiritual and academic environment.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1957

Student Body

Total Students506 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
0%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Immaculate Heart Of Mary Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio21:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size25 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniform Required)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,324
Tuition NotesWe offer in-parish discounted rates on tuition, and sibling discounts. (PreK does not qualify for a discount at this time.)
% on Financial Aid
1%
Acceptance Rate
96%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMrs. Tressa Catalina

Sports

Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
FootballSoccer,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Academic Club, Boy Scouts, Geography Bee, Girl Scouts, It's Academic Team, Math League, National Junior Honors Society, Science Olympiad, Service Club, Spelling Bee, Student Government, WIHM News Crew, Youth in Government

Arts and Music Programs:
Musical Instrument Instruction, Rembrandts Drawing Class

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Girls on the run, Soccer Shots

School Notes

  • Immaculate Heart of Mary School is a Catholic Pre-K - 8th grade elementary school serving the spiritual and educational needs of our parish families. Our school was opened to the parish community in 1957 by the Sisters of Saint Joseph. Today, we continue the mission that began nearly 50 years ago: to educate the whole child in a spiritual and academic environment. We provide a Christ-centered Catholic education that achieves academic excellence by challenging students to learn and teachers to innovate within a comprehensive program that fosters faith formation, social growth and service to others.
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