Ss Mary And Mathias Catholic School

  • Bishop Hayes Catholic School, along with the members of Ss. Mary & Mathias Parish, gather as a sacramental church, enlivened by liturgy and worship, will model and commit to faith formation and spiritual growth of all persons based on Justice and Gospel values, Catholic church teachings, and family life so that Faith becomes Alive and Active.
  • Bishop Hayes Catholic School provides a faith-based education to students in Preschool – 5th grades.
  • At Bishop Hayes, the staff promotes spiritual and academic growth with consideration of physical, emotional, social and psychological factors.
  • Our goal is to develop students with sound moral principles, a sense of social justice, leadership skills, and academic excellence.
  • Students are expected and encouraged to make responsible choices. Bishop Hayes affords a special blend of staff, students, parents and community that enhances the elementary school experience by setting an example of life lived in harmony with one's religious beliefs, concern for fellow human beings, and development of special talents.
  • BHCS facilities include nine classrooms, chapel, full-size gymnasium, kitchen, computer lab, media center, playground, athletic fields, nature center, and prayer garden.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-7

Student Body

Total Students333 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Ss Mary And Mathias Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio20:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools

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  • Wilton
    Zion Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-6 | 103 students
    10.8 miles
    117 E Prairie St
    Wilton, IA 52778
    (563) 732-2912
    10.8 PK-6
  • West Branch
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    Special Program Emphasis (Friends)
    Grades: 9-12 | 28 students
    19.8 miles
    1951 Delta Ave
    West Branch, IA 52358
    (319) 643-7628
    19.8 9-12
  • Tipton
    Grades: K-12 | 18 students
    22.9 miles
    323 West Second St
    Tipton, IA 52772
    (563) 886-2168
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    23.5 miles
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  • Davenport
    Grades: PK-8 | 447 students
    25.9 miles
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    (563) 324-3205
    25.9 PK-8

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