Saint Mary School

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  • The mission of St. Mary School is to provide Catholic education in a Christ-centered environment which enables students to attain religious and academic excellence.
  • PreSchool through Grade 6 are offered.  Saint Mary School provides a balance of quality religious education and opportunities for all students.
  • The learning program promotes value-oriented education with academic excellence in a personalized learning environment.
  • Parent involvement and support are essential.  St. Mary School exists as a part of the Catholic School System of the Diocese of Sioux City.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded1920

Student Body

Total Students207 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Saint Mary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size22 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$2,200
Tuition Notes St. Mary’s Parish Tuition 1 student $ 2200, 2 students $ 4400, 3 students $ 6270, 4 students $ 8030Non-Parishioner Tuition 1 student $ 2860, 2 students $ 5720, 3 students $ 8151, 4 students $ 10,439
% on Financial Aid
56%
Admissions DirectorCindy Edge, Principal
Admissions AssociateStephanie Larscheid
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort Dodge
    Grades: PK-8 | 97 students
    16 miles
    2406 9 1/2 Ave S
    Fort Dodge, IA 50501
    (515) 573-3011
    16 PK-8
    97
  • Fort Dodge
    St Paul Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 144 students
    15.5 miles
    1217 4th Ave S
    Fort Dodge, IA 50501
    (515) 955-7208
    15.5 PK-8
    144

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Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Iowa is $3,670 for elementary schools and $9,203 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Iowa is 94% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).