Immaculate Heart Of Mary School

  • Immaculate Heart of Mary School is a Catholic school in the Diocese of Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  • It was founded in 1952 by Father Charles Killgoar, to serve families at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish as well as families in the surrounding community.
  • Catholic education is currently provided to 430 students in grades preschool through eighth grade.
  • Special offerings include art, music, computers, Spanish, gym, and band.
  • In addition to a teaching staff of 26, IHM benefits from the services of four teacher aides, a librarian, a Special Education teacher, numerous tutors, and other parent and grandparent volunteers.
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary School seeks to provide a solid foundation and nurturing environment within a Catholic, Christian framework.
  • A dedicated staff is committed to providing an enriched and well-rounded curriculum, which encourages and prepares the development of self-esteem, leadership, and self-discipline, and prepares children to be caring contributing members of the Catholic community and the community-at-large.
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary School is an integral dimension of IHM Parish.
  • As a Catholic community, centered on Jesus Christ, all members have the opportunity to experience the joy of His gospel message in the daily learning, living, and sharing of faith throughout all aspects of school life.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1962
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students285 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 15%
Students by GradeImmaculate Heart Of Mary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size18 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Dress Code Guidelines Provided on Website)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineApr. 15 / Aug. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$3,600
Tuition NotesTuition is based upon grade level, parishioner status, and number of children in the family that are enrolled.
% on Financial Aid
50%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,800
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLori Brecken
Admissions AssociateColleen Lowe

Sports

Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Lacrosse, Snowboarding, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballCheering,
Cross CountryFootball,
LacrosseSnowboarding,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

School Notes

  • Immaculate Heart of Mary School is celebrating more 60 years of teaching with Jesus!Immaculate Heart of Mary School is a Catholic school in the Diocese of Grand Rapids, Michigan. It was founded in 1952 by Father Charles Killgoar, to serve families at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish as well as families in the surrounding community. Catholic education is currently provided to 430 students in grades preschool through eighth grade. Special offerings include art, music, computers, Spanish, gym, and band. In addition to a teaching staff of 26, IHM benefits from the services of four teacher aides, a librarian, a Special Education teacher, numerous tutors, and other parent and grandparent volunteers. Immaculate Heart of Mary School seeks to provide a solid foundation and nurturing environment within a Catholic, Christian framework. A dedicated staff is committed to providing an enriched and well-rounded curriculum, which encourages and prepares the development of self-esteem, leadership, and self-discipline, and prepares children to be caring contributing members of the Catholic community and the community-at-large. Immaculate Heart of Mary School is an integral dimension of IHM Parish. As a Catholic community, centered on Jesus Christ, all members have the opportunity to experience the joy of His gospel message in the daily learning, living, and sharing of faith throughout all aspects of school life.
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