St Marks School

  • St Marks School serves 469 students in grades Prekindergarten-8 and is a member of the Texas Association of Accredited Private Schools (TAAPS).
  • The student:teacher of St Marks School is 15:1 and the school's religious affiliation is Nonsectarian.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Texas Association of Accredited Private Schools (TAAPS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1965

Student Body

Total Students469 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
41%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade St Marks School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size18 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(navy blue pants, red or white shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Football, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballFootball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • El Paso
    Loretto Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-12 | 607 students
    9.6 miles
    1300 Hardaway St
    El Paso, TX 79903
    (915) 566-8400
    9.6 PK-12
    607
  • El Paso
    Bethel Christian School
    (Assembly of God)
    Grades: NS-12 | 172 students
    8 miles
    6301 Alabama St
    El Paso, TX 79904
    (915) 565-2222
    8 NS-12
    172
  • El Paso
    Grades: PK-12 | 422 students
    18.4 miles
    8960 Escobar Drive
    El Paso, TX 79907
    (915) 594-3305
    18.4 PK-12
    422
  • El Paso
    Grades: PK-12 | 457 students
    13.2 miles
    1201 Hawkins Blvd
    El Paso, TX 79925
    (915) 778-6160
    13.2 PK-12
    457
  • El Paso
    Grades: NS-8
    2 miles
    403 Frontera Rd
    El Paso, TX 79922
    (915) 584-5728
    2 NS-8
    n/a

School Reviews

5  
St. Marks is an excellent school to send your child. The students and teachers are caring a friendly. As an alumni of this school (I attended from Pre-K to 8th grade) I can vouch for the excellent academics. I always completed my work on time and got the support I needed, and I had an extremely personal experience. In public high school I am not completing my work on time and I feel like the teachers do not care whether I do well or not. I would give anything to return to St. Marks. The school does not offer many options for fine arts in middle school (students are given a choice between band or art; I chose band. My band class was an experience in itself, but I cannot say anything on the current music program - it has changed directors since my time there.), but athletics are pretty popular. There's not much stress on playing a sport, just a lot of support for the sports themselves, which leaves everyone with a lot of school spirit which translates into a pretty fun environment to attend school in. The middle school has a new building, which is absolutely beautiful and is chock full of all the amenities a middle school needs. From an adorable little library to the showpiece of the elementary and middle school, the new gymnasium, the new building is something to be proud of. If you want your children to receive the best education, public and private, you should send your children to St. Mark's.
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